Latest News and Updates

19 April 2018 Additional documents added to the Examination Library, 'Copies of Representations' (EX/168), 'Report of Summaries' (EX/169), and 'Report of Comments on Proposed Changes to the Policies Map of the Local Planning Document Publication Draft' (EX/170).

12 February 2018 Additional documents added to the Examination Library, 'Proposed Main Modifications to the Gedling Borough Local Planning Document Publication Draft' (EX/158), 'Sustainability Appraisal Publications Draft Main Modifications' (EX/159), 'Habitats Regulations Assessment and Equality Impact Assessment Main Modifications' (EX/160), 'Proposed Changes to the Policies Map of the Gedling Borough Local Planning Document Publication Draft' (EX/161), 'Proposed Additional Modifications to the Gedling Borough Local Planning Document Publication Draft' (EX/162), 'Tracked Changes Version of Gedling Borough Local Planning Document Publication Draft Main Modifications (excluding the Policies Map)' (EX/163), 'Policies Map - North East' (EX/164), 'Policies Map - North West' (EX/165), 'Policies Map - South East' (EX/166), 'Policies Map - South West' (EX/167).

12 February 2018 Gedling Borough Council are consulting on modifications to the Local Planning Document from 12 February 2018 to 26 March 2018 at 5pm. If you wish to participate and find out more, please click here.

7 December 2017 The hearing sessions have now closed. The Council will consult on the proposed modifications in February/March 2018, following which the Inspector will issue her report to set out whether the plan has been found 'sound'. If so, Gedling Borough Council will then consider whether the final version of the Local Planning Document can be adopted as part of the statutory development plan for Gedling Borough. This is anticipated in early summer 2018.

7 December 2017 The Calverton Neighbourhood Plan was approved by referendum on 30 November 2017. More details are available here.

30 November 2017 Additional document added to the Examination Library, 'Gedling Borough Council Introductions to Site Specific Sessions - Week 6 and Week 7' (EX/157).

28 November 2017 Additional document added to the Examination Library, ‘Update to Table 4b and Housing Trajectory further to the hearing session on Day 11’ (EX/156).

27 November 2017 Additional document added to the Examination Library, 'Letter from GVA on behalf of Northern Trust reaffirming the position with respect of H4’ (EX/155).

24 November 2017 Additional document added to the Examination Library , 'Position Note and Letter of Support re: Top Wighay Farm' (EX/154).

23 November 2017 Additional documents added to the Examination Library, 'Five Year Housing Land Supply Assessment against the ACS 2017' (EX/152) and 'Statement of Common Ground relating to site H8 (Killisick Lane)' (EX/153).

21 November 2017 Additional documents added to the Examination Library, 'Gedling Access Road Update' (EX/150) and 'Confirmation from the NBGRC that Kighill Lane A (site X5) has been removed from the Local Wildlife Site designation' (EX/151).

20 November 2017 Additional document added to the Examination Library, 'Additional information on sites below threshold' (update of EX/65) (EX/149). 

16 November 2017 Additional documents added to the Examination Library, 'Information on housing sites allocated in the LPD - urban area (update of EX/56) (EX/145), 'Information on housing sites allocated in the LPD - Calverton (update of EX/59) (EX/146), 'Information on housing sites allocated in the LPD - Ravenshead (update of EX/66) (EX/147), and 'Information on strategic sites allocated in the Aligned Core Strategy (update of EX/70) (EX/148).

16 November 2017 Additional document added to the Examination Library, which updates pages 20-22 of document EX/117, 'GBC response to Q23 on lapse rate for the Hearing Session on Day 11' (EX/144).

16 November 2017 The inspector has postponed the session relating to Calverton on the morning of Thursday 30 November 2017 since it coincides with the day that the Calverton Neighbourhood Plan is to be subject to a referendum. This session will now be held on Tuesday 5 December 2017 at 10am and the agenda can be viewed here.

14 November 2017 Additional documents added to the Examination Library, 'GBC explanatory note on the Greater Nottingham Strategic Flood Risk Assessment Addendum and link to GIS mapping' (EX/142), and 'Greater Nottingham Strategic Flood Risk Assessment Addendum' (EX/143).

13 November 2017 Additional document added to the Examination Library, 'Gedling LP Part 2 Inspector's Resumed Hearings Guidance Note' (EX/141).

13 November 2017 The inspector has now issued agendas for the resumed hearing days beginning on Tuesday 28 November 2017. These are available here.

9 November 2017 Additional document added to the Examination Library, 'Report of Additional Housing Consultation on the Local Planning Document (in accordance with Regulation 22 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) Regulations 2012)' (EX/140).

7 November 2017 Following the recent consultation, which closed on Monday 30 October 2017, the inspector has now set a timetable for further hearings. These will open on Tuesday 28 November 2017. More information, including detailed agendas, will be made available shortly. The Council have produced a Report of Responses (EX/138) which is available in the Examination Library. In addition, the representations made by respondents to the consultation (EX/139) are also available in the Examination Library

3 November 2017 Additional documents added to the Examination Library, DCLG consultation 'Planning for the Right Homes in the Right Places' (EX/136), and Letter & Cabinet report extract re: Haywood Road Community Centre (EX/137).

23 October 2017 Additional documents added to the Examination Library, Examiner's Report on the Calverton Neighbourhood Plan (EX/134), and GBC Decision Statement on the Calverton Neighbourhood Plan (EX/135).

18 September 2017 Gedling Borough Council are consulting on additional housing sites in the Local Planning Document from 18 September 2017 to 30 October 2017 at 5pm. If you wish to participate and find out more, please click on the following link: Consultation Homepage.

18 September 2017 Additional documents added to the Examination Library, SHLAA 2017 including 13 reports (EX/125), Extract of Local Planning Document Housing Allocation Policies (EX/126), Sustainability Appraisal Addendum 4 (EX/127), Addendum to Habitats Regulations Assessment (EX/128), Addendum to Equality Impact Assessment (EX/129), Housing Background Paper Addendum 2 (EX/130), Site Selection Document Addendum 3 (EX/131), Housing Implementation Strategy (EX/132), Infrastructure Delivery Plan Background Paper Addendum (EX/133).

18 September 2017 The SHLAA 2017 is now available online at the following link: SHLAA 2017.

8 August 2017 Additional document added to the Examination Library, Haywood Road Community Centre re asset of community value (EX/124).

7 August 2017 Additional document added to the Examination Library, Letter from Ibstock re Killisick Lane Housing Allocation (EX/123).

19 June 2017 The inspector has issued a Note to Gedling Borough Council dated 16 June 2017 (EX/122). This can be viewed in the Examination Library. In light of this Note the forthcoming hearing session, due to take place on 27 June, has now been postponed.

19 June 2017 In her Note of 2 June 2017 the inspector invited comments from interested parties with regards to the Council's Statement (EX/117) and its Further Revised Housing Background Paper Addendum (EX/104A) and Further Revised Policy LPD 63 Housing Distribution (EX/105A) by Friday 16 June 2017. These comments have now been received and can be viewed on the Further Statements - June 2017 page.

2 June 2017 Further to the last hearing session and as requested by the Inspector, the following documents have been added to the Examination Library:- Statement for next hearing session on 27 June 2017 (EX/117), Further Revised Housing Background Paper Addendum (EX/104A), Further Revised Policy LPD 64 (previously LPD 63) (EX/105A), Local Plans Expert Group Report (EX/118), Letter from Nottinghamshire County Council re withdrawal of the Minerals Local Plan (EX/119), ACS Legal Challenge - as referred to by Calverton PC in their comments on the Revised Housing Background Paper Addendum (EX/120), and Inspector's Note on EX104A and EX105A, and the Council's Statement EX/117 (EX/121).  

25 May 2017 On Tuesday 16 May 2017 the inspector adjourned the Hearing into the Council's Revised Housing Background Paper (EX/104) and Revised Policy LPD 63 Housing Distribution (EX/105) and she explains her reasoning in a Note (EX/115). The Hearing will now resume on Tuesday 27 June 2017 at 1300hrs. The venue for the hearing will be the Council Chamber at the Civic Centre. The session will be open to the public to observe. Please contact the Programme Officer if you have any access issues or questions about this hearing session.

23 May 2017 Additional document added to the Examination Library, Burton Joyce Neighbourhood Plan Survey Results (EX/116).

15 May 2017 – Calverton Parish Council have now submitted a document giving further comments, as allowed by the Inspector on 26 April. This can be viewed on the Further statements page. Calverton Parish Council have also sent an email to the inspector with procedural questions.  This email and the inspector’s reply can be viewed in the Examination library. (EX/113 & EX/114)

9 May 2017 Additional document added to the Examination Library, Information on windfall completions May 2017 (EX/112).

9 May 2017 The inspector has produced an agenda for the additional hearing session on Tuesday 16 May. This is available here.

28 April 2017 The Council has now added an update to the Revised Housing Background Paper Addendum, now that the figure for actual completions for March 2017 is known. This document (EX/111) can be viewed in the Examination Library.

26 April 2017 The inspector has decided to hold one further hearing session. The formal notification of this additional session has been added to the Examination Library, (EX/108) Further documents have been added to the Examination library and include: On 19 April 2017 Calverton Parish Council sent a formal letter to the inspector. This, and the inspector’s reply, can be viewed in the Examination library, (EX/109 & EX/110). The inspector had also requested that the Council amend the Schedule of Changes Post Hearing Sessions EX/87  to only include those proposed changes that the Council proposes, supports or has no objections to. This can be viewed in the Examination library EX/87A.

20 April 2017 Comments have now been received from interested parties in response to the Inspector's request of 3 April 2017. These can be viewed on the Further Statements - April 2017 page.

7 April 2017 Additional document added to the Examination Library, Letter to inspector re Ibstock Brickworks 6 April 2017 (EX/107).

3 April 2017 Additional document added to the Examination Library, Inspector's request 3 April 2017 re Revised Housing Background Paper Addendum and Revised Policy LPD 63 (EX/106).

31 March 2017 Additional documents added to the Examination Library, Covering letter to Inspector re new proposed policy for Gypsy and Traveller provision (EX/99), Letter from Chief Executive to Inspector re Gypsy and Traveller provision (EX/100), Proposed new Policy for Gypsy and Traveller provision (EX/101), Proposed Consultants brief for identifying a Gypsy and Travellers' site within Gedling Borough (EX/102), Covering letter to Inspector re further work 30 March 2017 (EX/103), Revised Housing Background Paper Addendum (EX/104), and Proposed revised Policy LPD63 (EX/105).

27 March 2017 Additional documents added to the Examination Library, Tasks agreed by Gedling Borough Council during the hearing sessions - weeks 1, 2 and 3 (EX/96), Schedule of Changes Made During Hearing Sessions - week 3 (March 2017) (EX/97), and Site Selection document - Addendum 2 (EX/98).

23 March 2017 Additional documents added to the Examination Library, Further information from Langridge Homes as requested by Inspector during week 2 hearings (EX/90), Week Three site introductions (EX/91), Letter from Ashfield District Council re LPD16 Safeguarded Land and LPD63 Housing Distribution Main Modifications (21 March 2017) (EX/92), Letter from Phoenix Planning re Main Modification MM85 (EX/93), Inspector's Note on Main Modifications for pm Session on Day 9 (22 March 2017) (EX/94), and Cabinet Report 2 February 2017 re the proposed sale of the Community Centre and former Bowling Green at Haywood Road, Mapperley (EX/95).

21 March 2017 Additional document added to the Examination Library, Comments by Trigpoint Conservation & Planning Ltd in response to Calverton Preservation and History Society's statement prepared in relation to Matter 15 (EX/89).

17 March 2017 Additional documents added to the Examination Library, Further email from NottsCC re Gedling Access Road - report to Transport and Highways Committee 16-03-2017 (EX/84), Tasks agreed by Gedling Borough Council during hearing sessions - weeks 1 and 2 (EX/85), Inspector's request relating to an updated housing trajectory and housing land supply (EX/86), Schedule of Changes Post Hearing Sessions (March 2017) (EX/87), and Information requested by Inspector from week 2 of hearings (EX/88).

16 March 2017 Additional documents added to the Examination Library, Email giving Linden Grove update from GVA on behalf of Northern Trust (EX/81), Email from Geoffrey Prince Associates on behalf of Langridge Homes re temporary access to Willow Farm (EX/82), and Proposed modification to LPD64 as agreed with Harworth Estates (EX/83).

15 March 2017 The inspector has produced agendas for week 3. These are available here.

14 March 2017 Additional documents added to the Examination Library, Email from NottsCC re Gedling Access Road - report to Transport and Highways Committee 16-03-2017 (EX/78), Letter from GBC to inspector re Gypsy & Traveller provision (9 March 2017) (EX/79), and Proposed Policy and supporting text for Gypsy & Traveller provision (EX/80).

6 March 2017 Additional documents added to the Examination Library, Gedling Borough Council Introductions to Site Specific Sessions - Week 2 (EX/76), and Nottinghamshire County Council Planning Obligations Strategy (EX/77).

2 March 2017 Additional documents added to the Examination Library, Email from NottsCC re CPO process for the Gedling Access Road in response to query from Inspector (EX/72), Council's Response to Geoffrey Prince Associates Ltd (EX/73), Inspector Report on CIL - Appendix A (EX/74), and Extract from Nottinghamshire Minerals Local Plan (EX/75).

2 March 2017 Statements related to the third week of hearings, for Matters 9, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, and 18, are available here.

28 February 2017 Additional document added to the Examination Library, Paper on Minerals safeguarding: Dorket Head Brickworks & Quarry commissioned by Langridge Homes (EX/71).

24 February 2017 Additional documents added to the Examination Library, Council response to Inspector's questions on White Paper (EX/63), Letter from Turley confirming the anticipated delivery timescales for the Teal Close site (EX/64), Sites below the threshold (EX/65), Information on housing sites allocated in the LPD - Ravenshead (EX/66), Information on housing sites allocated in the LPD - Burton Joyce (EX/67), Information on housing sites allocated in the LPD - Newstead (EX/68), Information on housing sites allocated in the LPD - Woodborough (EX/69), and Information on strategic sites allocated in the Aligned Core Strategy (EX/70).

23 February 2017 The inspector has produced agendas for Week 2. These are available here.

22 February 2017 A section on Policy LPD 68: Burton Joyce has been added to the Assessment of Impact of LPD Development Sites on Scheduled Monuments (EX/43), which was previously omitted. The complete document has now been included in the Examination Library.

22 February 2017 Additional document added to the Examination Library, SA Addendum 3 (EX/62).

21 February 2017 Additional document added to the Examination Library, Inspector's Question on the White Paper (EX/61).

20 February 2017 Additional documents added to the Examination Library, Information on housing sites allocated in the LPD - urban area (EX/56), Information on housing sites allocated in the LPD - Hucknall (EX/57), Information on housing sites allocated in the LPD - Bestwood Village (EX/58), Information on housing sites allocated in the LPD - Calverton (EX/59), and Tasks agreed by Gedling Borough Council during the hearing sessions - week 1 (EX/60).

16 February 2017 Additional documents added to the Examination Library, Proposed modifications to the safeguarded land supportive/justification text of the submitted Plan (EX/54), and Linby Conservation Area Appraisal (EX/55).

9 February 2017 Additional document added to the Examination Library, Gedling Borough Council Local Planning Document - Opening Statement by Council (EX/53).

8 February 2017 Statements related to the second week of hearings, for Matters 6, 7, and 8, are available here.

8 February 2017 Additional documents added to the Examination Library, Gedling Colliery Position Note (EX/51), and Keepmoat delivery rates (EX/52).

7 February 2017 Additional document added to the Examination Library, Comments on Nottinghamshire County Council's plans for Top Wighay (EX/50).

6 February 2017 A typographical error has been corrected in the Assessment of Impact of LPD Development Sites on Scheduled Monuments document (EX/43).

3 February 2017 Additional documents added to the Examination Library, Assessment of Impact of LPD Development sites on Scheduled Monuments (EX/43), Statement setting out Mineral Planning Authorities Position (EX/44), Statement setting out Mineral Planning Authorities Position - accompanying maps (EX/45), Plan showing 250m stand off from Ibstock Brickworks (EX/46), Plan showing 250m stand off from Eastern Extension (EX/47), Risk of Flooding from surface water (EX/48), and plan showing environmental designations around sites H17, H18, and H19 (EX/49).

3 February 2017 The Top Wighay Farm Development Brief was adopted by Cabinet as a Supplementary Planning Document on 2 February 2017. This version can be viewed in the list of Examination documents at EX/42 in the Examination Library.

1 February 2017 The inspector has issued a revised version of the programme to reflect some changes in the lists of participants, (EX/39A), which has been added to the Examination Library. In addition, the inspector has produced agendas for Week 1. These are available here.

31 January 2017 Additional document added to the Examination Library, Green Belt Assessment Appendices D to N (EX/41), which had previously been omitted.

26 January 2017 Additional document added to the Examination Library, Statement by Minerals Planning Authority (EX/40).

24 January 2017 The inspector has now issued her outline programme for the hearings showing invited participants (EX/39), which can be viewed in the Examination Library.

19 January 2017 Additional documents added to the Examination Library, Calverton Neighbourhood Plan (Submission Version) (EX/36), Calverton Neighbourhood Plan Policies Map (Submission Version) (EX/37), and Calverton NDP Southern Ridge Evidence Document (EX/38).

19 January 2017 Statements related to the first week of hearings, for Matters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 13 and 14, are available here.

18 January 2017 Additional documents added to the Examination Library, a letter to the inspector (EX/32), Assessment of Local Plan Policies against NPPF requirements/principles (EX/33), PAS Legal Compliance Checklist (EX/34), and Residential Viability Appraisal - Top Wighay Farm (EX/35).

17 January 2017 Additional documents added to the Examination Library, Top Wighay Farm Development Brief Supplementary Planning Document 2015 (EX/29), Gedling Borough Council Nottingham Affordable Housing Viability Assessment Final Report 2009 (EX/30), and Nottingham Core HMA Housing Needs Assessment Update 2009 Gedling (EX/31).

17 January 2017 Appendices have been added to the Gedling Borough Council Local Plan Viability Assessment (LPD/HOU/08), which were previously omitted. The complete document has now been included in the Examination Library.

13 January 2017 Additional documents added to the Examination Library, Gedling Borough Replacement Local Plan (adopted 2005) Inspector's Report Part 1 (EX/27A), and Gedling Borough Replacement Local Plan (adopted 2005) Inspector's Report Part 2 (EX/27B).

9 January 2017 A typographical error has been corrected in the Housing Background Paper Addendum (EX/22), and Five Year Land Supply Assessment against the ACS (EX/23). 

3 January 2017 Additional documents added to the Examination Library, Schedule of Changes made Post Submission (updated 22 December 2016) (EX/09B), a letter to the inspector (EX/21), Housing Background Paper Addendum (EX/22), Five Year Land Supply Assessment against the ACS (EX/23), Authority Monitoring Report 31 March 2015 to 1 April 2016 (EX/24), Extract of Greater Nottingham Landscape Character Assessment (EX/25), and Tracked Changes version of Local Planning Document Publication Draft (EX/26).  

20 December 2016 Additional documents added to the Examination Library, Schedule of Changes made Post Submission (updated as per inspector's advice) (EX/09A), Revised Schedule of Changes to LPD (updated as per inspector's advice) (EX/10A), a letter to the inspector (EX/17), Nottingham Core Viability Update Study (EX/18), Inspector's Draft Matters, Issues and Questions for Examination and Outline Programme of Hearings (EX/19), and Inspector's Examination Guidance note (EX/20).

12 December 2016 Additional documents added to the Examination Library, a letter to the inspector (EX/07), Council response to initial questions (EX/08), Schedule of Changes made Post Submission (EX/09), Revised Schedule of Changes to LPD (EX/10), Report on the Duty to Co-operate on the Local Planning Document (EX/11), SA Addendum 2 (EX/12), CIL Charging Schedule (EX/13), SA - comments on scenarios tested (EX/14), Councils' Response to ACS Inspector's note 22 Nov 2013 (EX/15), and Gedling Borough Replacement Local Plan (adopted 2005) (EX/16).

29 November 2016 Additional documents added to the Examination Library, a letter to the inspector (EX/03), Gedling Borough Council's Playing Pitch Strategy (EX/04), the Draft Woodborough Conservation Area Character Appraisal & Management Plan (EX/05), and the Greater Nottingham Infrastructure Delivery Plan (Version 3) (EX/06). 

23 November 2016 The Inspector has issued her initial questions for the Council (EX/01). The Council have made their initial response (EX/02). These two documents can be viewed on the Examination Library page.

17 October 2016 Karen Baker DipTP MA DipMP MRTPI appointed as the Inspector for the Local Planning Document.

17 October 2016 Local Planning Document submitted to the Planning Inspectorate (PINS).