Ashdon Neighbourhood Plan
The parish of Ashdon has been designated as a Neighbourhood Plan Development Area.
Submission public consultation
A consultation on the Submission Ashdon Neighbourhood Plan runs from 8am Thursday 14 April 2022 to 5pm Monday 30 May 2022.
The Ashdon Neighbourhood Plan is being compiled by local residents and the Parish Council. It establishes a vision for the evolution and long-term sustainability of Ashdon Parish and village. The plan sets out a vision for the future of the parish and planning policies which will be used to determine planning applications locally.
The Parish of Ashdon is a small rural community set in rolling open countryside on the Essex Cambridgeshire border. It is a uniquely situated village with two historic cores, namely the primary centre grouped around the Rose and Crown pub and secondly the smaller settlement of Church End focused around the Grade I All Saints Church.
Pre-submission public consultation (Regulation 14): 17 September - 31 October 2021
Examiner appointed: 9 February 2022
Submission public consultation (Regulation 16): 14 April - 30 May 2022
The Parish of Ashdon was designated as the Ashdon Neighbourhood Plan Development Area under an Executive Decision by the Leader on 1 May 2019.
Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Screening Determination
Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Screening Determination Statement (under Regulation 9 and 11 of the Environmental Assessment of Plans and Programmes 2004)
Uttlesford District Council has determined that the draft Ashdon Neighbourhood Plan is unlikely to result in significant environmental effects and therefore, does not require a Strategic Environmental Assessment. This statement also includes the reasons for this determination (in line with Regulation 11 of the SEA Regulations).
Ashdon Neighbourhood Plan Group and Ashdon Parish Council ran a consultation on the Pre-submission (Regulation 14) Draft Neighbourhood Plan for Ashdon. The consultation ran from 17 September to 31 October.
Ashdon Parish Council submitted its Neighbourhood Plan to Uttlesford District Council on 31March 2022.Uttlesford District Council confirmed on 11 April 2022 that the Neighbourhood Plan submission complies with all the relevant requirements.
The consultation runs from 8am Thursday 14 April 2022 to 5pm Monday 30 May 2022.
Ashdon Neighbourhood Plan and accompanying documents were submitted to Uttlesford District Council on 31 March 2022. We are inviting representations on the submission version of the Ashdon Neighbourhood Plan.
Representations must have been received by Uttlesford District Council no later than 5pm on Monday 30 May 2022. Representations after this date will not be considered.
Representations can be submitted by:
- email to email@example.com
- post to Planning Policy, Uttlesford District Council, London Road, Saffron Walden CB11 4ER
How to respond
You can also write a letter or send us your comments by email.
Your response must be in writing and all responses will be made public. We cannot accept anonymous responses.
Ashdon Neighbourhood Plan submission documents
Ashdon Neighbourhood Plan and supporting documents
Supporting evidence documents for the neighbourhood plan area
Ashdon Character Assessment on the Ashdon Neighbourhood Plan website
Ashdon Neighbourhood Plan Landscape Appraisal on the Ashdon Neighbourhood Plan website
- Ashdon Neighbourhood Plan Landscape Appraisal extract for Steventon End on the Ashdon Neighbourhood Plan website
- Ashdon Neighbourhood Plan Landscape Appraisal extract for Water End on the Ashdon Neighbourhood Plan website
Ashdon Neighbourhood Plan footpath survey on the Ashdon Neighbourhood Plan website
Ashdon path by path survey on the Ashdon Neighbourhood Plan website
Flooding in the Parish of Ashdon: Report by the Ashdon Flood Group on the Ashdon Neighbourhood Plan website
Ashdon Business Survey Summary on the Ashdon Neighbourhood Plan website
Natural Environment and Biodiversity in the Parish of Ashdon on the Ashdon Neighbourhood Plan website
Review of Ashdon Indoor Community Spaces on the Ashdon Neighbourhood Plan website
Examination (Regulation 17)
An Independent Examiner has been appointed for the Ashdon Neighbourhood Plan.
Name of examiner: Andrew Ashcroft
Date of appointment: 9 February 2022