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Charnwood Local Plan Core Strategy Latest News 

Consultation on East Midlands Gateway Strategic Rail Freight Interchange - A consultation is being undertaken by Roxhill (Kegworth) Limited on a proposal for a rail freight interchange (including warehousing) and highways works on land in the vicinity of Junction 24 of the M1 and north of East Midlands Airport. For more information please click here.

The development is within the administrative area of North West Leicestershire District Council but because the proposal is classified as a Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project the application will be submitted to the Planning Inspectorate for a Development Consent Order under procedures contained in The Planning Act 2008.   

Please note that the consultation is not being administered or determined by Charnwood Borough Council and all responses should be made via one of the methods set out on the consultation page of the website which can be viewed here.

The deadline for responses is the 27th June 2014.

Core Strategy Examination in Public.  The Charnwood Core Strategy was submitted to the Secretary of State on the 20th December 2013 for Independent Examination.  Initial hearing sessions took place on 19 & 20 March at Loughborough Town Hall.  For more information please visit our dedicated Local Plan Website by clicking here.

Allocations and Policies Plan Issues and Options - Charnwood Borough Council has started work on an ‘Allocations and policies Plan’. This document, along with the Council’s Core Strategy, will eventually form part of the ‘Local Plan’ for the Borough.  For more information please click here.

Annual Monitoring Report: The Annual Monitoring Report for the Local Plan is now available.  Read more about the Annual Monitoring Report here.

Five year land supply: A review of the 5 year supply has now been published (August 2013). Read more about the latest Five Year Land Supply Assessment here.

Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment (SHLAA): The call for sites has now ended for the 2014 SHLAA. Read more about the SHLAA here.

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Consultation Website - Core Strategy Online Questionnaire

Statement of Community Involvement (SCI)

Core Strategy

Supplementary Planning Documents (SPDs)

Evidence Base

Loughborough Science Park DPD


Charnwood Sustainable Community Strategy

Local Development Scheme (LDS)

Leicestershire Sustainable Community Strategy

National, Regional & Strategic Policy Guidance

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Sustainability Appraisal is an integral part of plan making. Sustainability Appraisal helps planning authorities to fulfil the objective of contributing to the achievement of sustainable development. Each DPD and SPD will have a sustainability appraisal report.

Last updated: Tue 27th May, 2014 @ 11:46

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