Hednesford Neighbourhood Plan - It’s our future: Have your say!Welcome to Hednesford’s Neighbourhood Plan – placing the future of Hednesford in your hands.

What is a Neighbourhood Plan?

A neighbourhood plan sets out a vision for development for years to come, bringing change where it’s needed and preservation where this is important. The neighbourhood plan gives you, as a resident of Hednesford, the chance to contribute towards shaping your community, giving local people a voice.

Here are the necessary documents associated with the Neighbourhood Plan, for information.

Hednesford Neighbourhood Plan 2017 Consultation Letter

Hednesford Neighbourhood Plan Pre-Submission Document

Hednesford Strategic Environmental Assessment Report Final Including Appendices

Hednesford Neighbourhood Plan Questionnaire on Content of Draft Neighbourhood Plan

Hednesford Neighbourhood Plan Results Graph

Hednesford Neighbourhood Plan Questionnaire

We will keep you updated of procedures and stages here, or on the Hednesford Neighbourhood Plan Facebook page.


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  • Another chance to have your say on the future of Hednesford - People who live and work in Hednesford are being given another chance to have their say on a blueprint for the town’s future. Six weeks of consultation is under way from Monday, September 18 on a key document called The Neighbourhood Plan. The latest version has been adapted after feedback and comments during an initial
  • Thank you everyone! - Brian Gamble from the Hednesford Neighbourhood Plan Steering Committee says: I’d like to thank everyone who has taken time to send us their views on our draft neighbourhood plan. This is a key document that will evolve over time and we called on you to help as it will shape our town’s future. We are
  • Improving the gateway to Cannock Chase - Hednesford Town Council is looking to improve unsightly and underused areas in the town centre as part of their Neighbourhood Plan. They are looking into various uses for land that lies between Market Street and Victoria Street, and off Cardigan Place, and are asking residents of Hednesford to have their say on what development they
  • Planning to protect Hednesford’s green open spaces - While large open spaces are an important asset to any town, small public spaces around housing estates are also considered important amenities for local communities and their protection is being addressed in the Hednesford Neighbourhood Plan. Similar to the Green Belt Policy, which controls urban growth and keeps land permanently open, the aim of the
  • Hednesford plans new houses for older residents - We’ve highlighted the need for more housing for older residents in the housing policy of the Neighbourhood Plan, and raised the idea of a retirement village – we’re really keen to hear what the people of Hednesford think about this! The proposed development would be on land in Cannock Road, and would include specialist housing
  • Hednesford ‘have your say’ call as planning ‘blueprint’ ‘is launched - Hednesford residents, workers and visitors are being asked to have their say on the future of the town. Hednesford Town Council is launching a draft Neighbourhood Plan document which people can provide their feedback on before it’s finalised. Community consultation is a key part of the process for any neighbourhood plan – which is also
  • It’s our future: Have your say! - So here we are, the big day is fast approaching. Soon you will be able to have your say on a matter of great importance, helping shape your future and making your voice heard. And no, this is not about the EU referendum! There is a big decision looming much closer to home as the

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We just want to say a big THANK YOU to all those that took the time to complete our neighbourhood plan questionnaire. The consultation period is now closed, but your input has been extremely valuable. We will now look closely at the results of the consultation - and aim to improve the plan with the help of your feedback. We'll keep you posted of progress! ... See MoreSee Less

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