Eckington Neighbourhood Plan 'Made' (Adopted) - 19 February 2020

At its Council meeting on 19 February 2020, Wychavon District Council 'made' (adopted) the Eckington Neighbourhood Plan; it now forms part of the Development Plan for Wychavon District. The adopted Eckington Neighbourhood Plan and Decision Document can be viewed using the links below:

Alternatively hard copies of the above documents can be viewed at the following locations:

  • Wychavon District Council, Civic Centre, Queen Elizabeth Drive, Pershore, WR10 1PT (Monday-Friday 9am-5pm)
  • Pershore Library, Church Street, Pershore, WR10 1DT (Monday and Wednesday-Friday 9am-5.30pm, Tuesday 9am-7pm and Saturday 9am-5pm)

Successful Referendum – 30 January 2020

A Referendum on the Eckington Neighbourhood Plan was held on Thursday 30 January 2020. There was a 56% turn out, with 88% voting in favour of Wychavon using the Neighbourhood Plan for Eckington to help it decide planning applications in the Neighbourhood Area.

Decision Statement Published and Referendum Date Set - 26 November 2019

Following the examination of the Eckington Neighbourhood Plan earlier on in the year, the Independent Examiner's recommended modifications have been agreed as detailed in the Decision Statement.

A Referendum will be held on Thursday 30 January 2020 to ask voters "Do you want Wychavon District Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Eckington to help it decide planning applications in the Neighbourhood Area?"

Please follow the links below to view the documentation relating to the Eckington Neighbourhood Plan Decision Statement and Referendum:

Examiner's Report Received - 22 October 2019

The Report of the Independent Examiner, Ann Skippers of Ann Skippers Planning Ltd, on the Eckington Neighbourhood Plan was received on Tuesday 22 October 2019.

pdf Examiner's Report - Eckington Neighbourhood Plan (404 KB)

Submitted Neighbourhood Plan Consultation - 15 March to 29 April 2019

Under Regulation 15 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012, Eckington Parish Council submitted its Neighbourhood Plan to Wychavon District Council on 6 March 2019. In accordance with Regulation 16, a public consultation was held from Friday 15 March to 5pm Monday 29 April 2019, during which interested parties were invited to make comments on the Eckington Neighbourhood Plan.

To view the submitted Eckington Neighbourhood Plan and supporting documents, please follow the links below:

To view the list of respondents to the Regulation 16 consultation and their comments, please follow the links below:

Draft Neighbourhood Plan Consultation - 1 November to 13 December 2018

In accordance with Regulation 14 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012, Eckington Parish Council are consulting on their draft Neighbourhood Plan from Thursday 1 November to Thursday 13 December 2018. For more information, including the draft Eckington Neighbourhood Plan and how to comment, please follow the link below:

Neighbourhood Area Application - Approved 17 March 2015

Wychavon District Council received an application for the designation of a Neighbourhood Area by Eckington Parish Council on Monday 6 October 2014. The six week consultation ran from Wednesday 15 October until Wednesday 26 November 2014, and no objections were raised on the proposed neighbourhood area boundary. The Neighbourhood Area was subsequently approved by Executive Board on 17 March 2015.

Please follow the links below to view the documentation relating to the Eckington Neighbourhood Area application: