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Bishop's Stortford All Saints, Central, South and part of Thorley

The second Bishop's Stortford Neighbourhood Plan has been prepared which covers the wards of All Saints, Central, South and part of Thorley.

Date of Designation RequestBody Submitting RequestDesignation AgreedPre-Submission Consultation (Reg 14)Submission to East Herts (Reg 16)6 week Consultation (Reg 16)ExaminationReferendumAdoption
7 March 2014Bishop's Stortford Town Council5 July 2014March - April 2016July 2016November - December 2016May 20177th September 2017October 2017

Current Stage- Adopted Neighbourhood Plan

The Neighbourhood Plan has been formally 'adopted' and will be used as a part of the East Herts Development Plan.

The final version of the Neighbourhood Plan and Policies Map can be viewed below:

Bishop's Stortford Neighbourhood Plan for All Saints, Central, South and part of Thorley [3Mb]

Bishop's Stortford Neighbourhood Plan for All Saints Central South and part of Thorley Policy Maps [4Mb]‚Äč

Referendum Result

On the 7th September 2017, the Bishop's Stortford Neighbourhood Plan for All Saints, Central, South and part of Thorley went to Referendum. The Neighbourhood Plan has been voted on and approved by the residents of the Neighbourhood Area. With a turnout of 15.8% there was an overall 'yes' vote of 2,512 (78.7%). 

Decision Statement

East Herts Council published a decision statement on the 27th June 2017 confirming that the Bishop's Stortford Neighbourhood Plan for All Saints, Central, South and part of Thorley met the basic conditions and could proceed to referendum.

East Herts Decision Statement [122kb]

Examination

The full Examiner's Report and the Initial Letter can be viewed below:

Examination Report [371kb]

Initial Letter from Examiner [490kb]

Neighbourhood Area Designation

The All Saints, Central, South wards and part of Thorley in Bishop's Stortford were declared a Neighbourhood Area on the 5th July 2014. The designation request and map defining the area are available below:

Designation Request [8kb]

Map [380kb]