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Local Plan Review – Site Allocations Consultation Meeting – 17th January

Posted Monday December 17th, 2018, 4:03 pm

Shropshire Council’s Planning Policy Team has launched the ‘Preferred Sites’ Consultation which will run from Thursday 29th November 2018 to Thursday 31st January 2019. During this time there will be a number of public meetings open to all, throughout the county where the Local Plan process and local development proposals will be explained and there will be the opportunity to highlight issues specific concerns and suggest alternatives to the preferred approach set out in the consultation document.   Please come along and have your say on how your community is shaped for the future.

The Bridgnorth Meeting will be held on Thursday 17th January 2019 at the Castle Hall, West Castle Street, Bridgnorth, WV16 4AB– 7:00pm start

The Preferred Sites Consultation Document outlines a housing policy direction to improve the delivery of local housing needs and establishes development guidelines and development boundaries for Shrewsbury, the Principal and Key Centres and each proposed Community Hub. It sets out the preferred sites to deliver the preferred scale and distribution of housing and employment growth during the period 2016 to 2036.

Shropshire Councillor William Parr said “The Bridgnorth presentation will be an opportunity for residents to learn more about the proposals whilst giving an opportunity at this public meeting to share any concerns and ask questions of the Shropshire Council Planning Policy Officers about the proposed sites at this site allocation consultation meeting”

Shropshire Councillor Les Winwood said “I do hope that the residents support this important event on the future of Our community and have their say “

Shropshire Councillor Christian Lea said “I would encourage local residents to come along to the meeting about the Bridgnorth Local Plan and to put their views forward regarding the proposed housing and employment sites. People will have the opportunity to suggest alternative sites, as well as letting Shropshire Council’s Planning Policy Officers know of any issues which concern them regarding any proposed development in Bridgnorth”

Whether or not you attend any of the public meetings you can comment on the proposals by following the link below and commenting on the documents on line.

https://www.shropshire.gov.uk/get-involved/local-plan-review-preferred-sites-consultation/

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact your local Community Enablement Officer Tracy Johnson at [email protected]