Others

Building For Life – checklist

Building For Life – checklist

0 on April 1, 2014, 10:02 am

This  is a handy checklist to use whenever contemplating evaluating new-build. You can download it here.

Read more ›
Environmental Assessment of Neighbourhood Plans

Environmental Assessment of Neighbourhood Plans

on March 15, 2014, 4:28 pm

The Wiltshire documents, “Environmental Assessment of Neighbourhood Plans” is the most helpful we’ve seen so far on sustainability appraisals. You can download a copy from here.

Read more ›
Bloxham Housing data

Bloxham Housing data

0 on June 18, 2013, 3:36 pm

All data is courtesy of ONS 2011 Census. You can download a pdf of the data and graphs by clicking here . Click on the graph to enlarge. Type of dwellings in Bloxham The data indicates Bloxham has less shared accommodation than the national average – especially detached accommodation. It’s hard to interpret the significance of this given the huge […]

Read more ›
Thame N.P. Documents

Thame N.P. Documents

0 on June 2, 2013, 9:24 pm

Although Thame is a very different beast to Bloxham they have created an impressive neighbourhood plan and have made all their documents available for download online. If you want to see these click here.

Read more ›
Woodcote Neighbourhood Plan

Woodcote Neighbourhood Plan

0 on June 1, 2013, 11:35 am

We single out Woodcote for three reasons. It is in Oxfordshire It is nearing completion It is not all that different a place to Bloxham They have their own website here   Other important and helpful documents  that are worth reading through  include: Woodcote Neighbourhood Plan Sustainability Appraisal Scoping Report (1.8 MB) Woodcote Neighbourhood Plan Sustainability Appraisal Scoping Report Comment […]

Read more ›
Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)

Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)

0 on May 23, 2013, 3:51 pm

The Planning Portal Website has a reasonably concise explanation of the community infrastructure levy. This is a newish planning charge, introduced by the Planning Act 2008. It came into force on 6 April 2010 through the Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations 2010. Development may be liable for a charge under the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL), if your local planning authority has […]

Read more ›
Thame Neighbourhood Plan

Thame Neighbourhood Plan

0 on May 20, 2013, 3:59 pm

Thames Neighbourhood Plan has now successfully passed through the inspection and referendum stage. The documentation makes interesting reading and you can download some of this work from the links here,

Read more ›
Local Government Information Unit

Local Government Information Unit

0 on April 29, 2013, 2:49 pm

This is a website that may have useful stuff on it. For example there is n extended discussion about how Neighbourhood Planning is shaping up here.

Read more ›
Local Government Flood Forum

Local Government Flood Forum

0 on April 29, 2013, 2:40 pm

The Local Government Flood Forum is an organisation with a membership fee. OCC are already members so we could possiblyaccess via them. There are various resources available from the site. How useful these are remains to be seen. Click here to visit the site.

Read more ›
Parish Landscape Character Assessment

Parish Landscape Character Assessment

0 on April 27, 2013, 9:03 am

At the recent inquiries into the Gladman and Frampton proposals a huge amount of time weas given over to landscape issues. This being so it is apparent that any Neighbourhood Plan is going to need to have a strong evidence base in the form of a Village Design and Parish Landscape Statement. Although huge amounts of work have been done […]

Read more ›