The T&WC Draft Local Plan Consultation– Presentation by Cllr Andrew Eade

The Telford & Wrekin Local Plan  is the Development Plan for the Borough. It is central to delivering plan led growth and is the starting point for assessing planning applications. The existing Local Plan 2011-2031 was adopted in January 2018 and the Council is required to review the plan 5 years after its adoption. The council are now consulting on the draft Local Plan and proposed site allocations. The consultation ends on 12 January 2024.

Cllr Andrew Eade has kindly agreed to highlight some of the major areas of concern within the draft proposals both for businesses operating within Newport and its rural hinterland plus the proposed growth of housing numbers together with some wider concerns on a Local Plan which will run through to 2040 and will affect many areas of life for all who work or live in the borough.

The talk will be held on Tuesday 28th November 2023, commencing at 7.30 pm in the Pavilion at Newport Cricket Club, Audley Avenue TF10 7DP, where the bar will be open (!). Car parking is available by the Pavilion.

Annual membership of Newport and District Civic Society  is £12 per individual; £20 per couple. Membership can be taken up at the meeting on 28 November 2023. Entry to members on the night is free. For anyone not wishing to take up the offer of membership entry to the event is £4.

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