Below are the details of all consultations Charnwood Borough Council carried out in 2018.

Consultations 2018

Loughborough Benchmarking Town Centre Survey 2018

Charnwood Borough Council and People and Places Insight Limited undertook a Benchmarking review of Loughborough town centre. Benchmarking was conducted in over 350 locations and performance was measured against 12 indicators such as Retail Offer, Footfall and Car Parking. As part of the process, the following short survey was devised to allow both users and non-users to provide their ratings and views on various aspects of Loughborough town centre. 

Responses were collected until Sunday November 4, 2018.

Loughborough burial provision consultation

The Council is looking at options to increase burial provision in Loughborough as the existing cemetery is expected to reach capacity within four years.

The Council has investigated a number of possibilities and identified three viable options which will provide burial space for many years to come.

The Council held a consultation on these options between August 8 and September 23, 2018. The Council's cabinet will now consider the options at a meeting in the autumn.

Community Safety Consultation

Charnwood Borough Council and Charnwood Community Safety Partnership is committed to making Loughborough town centre a safe place to live, visit and work and community consultation is key to shaping our service delivery.

A survey was carried out in September about a civil injunction put in place in December 2016 and running until December 2018 and about a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) which restricts people drinking alcohol if it is linked to anti-social behaviour in the town centre.

Anstey car park consultation

The Council carried out a consultation about The Nook car park in Anstey in August, 2018.

The purpose of the questionnaire was to consider the current user base and gauge whether further restrictions to the parking length of stay are supported to improve the operation of the car park.

PSPO consultation to vary existing Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO): Bradgate Park and Swithland Wood

We were seeking views on the proposed variation to the current Public Spaces Protection Oder (PSPO) for Bradgate Park and Swithland Wood. This Notice outlines the details of the proposed variation to the PSPO. 

The current PSPO insists that all dogs are kept on leads in areas of the park shown in yellow on the Plan (this is seasonal between Good Friday or April 1 (whichever is sooner) and October 31, between 9am and 10pm.

A full copy of the current PSPO can be seen below:

The proposed variation to the PSPO insists that all dogs are kept on leads in areas of the park shown in yellow on the Plan between 9am and 10pm all year round.

The consultation ended on August 16 2018.

Consultation on the Public Space Protection Order for the Bradgate Park Estate

Visitors to the Park, residents and partners were invited to put their comments forward about dog control on the Bradgate Park Estate.

Park visitors, residents and groups which may be affected were asked for their views on whether or not a variation to the current PSPO should be made to extend the requirement to keep dogs on leads all year round whilst in the yellow zone of the map (path which stretches from the parks Newtown Linford entrance, to the Hall Gates entrance in Cropston)

Currently, this is a seasonal restriction (from Good Friday or April 1 whichever is sooner) to October 31.

The consultation ended on June 30, 2018.

Local plan review

For more information, visit our Local Plan review page. 

The consultation closed on June 7, 2018.

Sidings Park improvements

We asked for your views on plans to revamp Southfields Park.

The consultation closed on May 7, 2018.

Southfields Park improvements

We asked for your views on plans to revamp Southfields Park. The consultation closed on April 30, 2018.

Strategic Growth Plan

The Strategic Growth Plan is the overarching plan which will set out the aspirations for delivering growth in Leicester and Leicestershire.

A consultation on the draft strategic growth plan was launched on January 11, 2018 and ended on May 10, 2018. 

You can find out more information on the Strategic Growth Plan website.

More information about the consultation and the growth plan is also contained on the Strategic Growth Plan webpage.

Planning Enforcement Plan

The planning enforcement team are looking for your views on proposals for an Enforcement Plan and is welcoming comments.

The plan seeks to provide guidance on the principles and procedures involved in planning enforcement.

The plan relates to the regulatory functions of the Council’s Planning Enforcement Team and sets out the way in which the Council intends to secure effective compliance with legislation while taking into account the views and needs of the developer, individuals, organisations and business. You can view the draft plan below:

The consultation closed on March 23, 2018.

Private sector housing enforcement policy

Charnwood Borough Council is reviewing the Private Sector Housing Enforcement Policy and is welcoming comments.

The policy seeks to ensure that all properties let as residential dwellings and those in private ownership throughout the Borough are of good quality and are well managed.

The policy relates to regulatory functions of the Council’s private sector housing team and sets out the way in which the Council intends to secure effective compliance with legislation while minimising the burden to the Council, individuals, organisations and business. You can view the draft policy below:

The consultation closed on March 9, 2018.

Loughborough conservation area boundary review

A comprehensive review of the current conservation area boundaries in Loughborough was carried out and we sought views on the proposed changes. 

The consultation ran from February 5 to March 5, 2018.

More information about the boundary review can be seen on the review's webpage.

Thrussington Neighbourhood Plan

Thrussington Parish Council submitted the Thrussington Neighbourhood Plan and supporting documents to Charnwood Borough Council for examination.

The Plan underwent formal consultation for a period of 6 weeks from Friday January 12, 2018 to Sunday February 25, 2018. Further details can be found on the dedicated Thrussington Neighbourhood Plan website.

Homeless strategy consultation

The borough council sought comments on a new Homelessness Strategy for 2018-2020.

The Strategy sets out our approach for tackling homelessness in the Borough.

The Strategy aims to prevent homelessness and ensure that accommodation and support is available for people who become homeless within the Borough.

The Strategy will concentrate on five key objectives:

  • Strong and effective partnership working
  • Early targeted advice and intervention to prevent the loss of accommodation
  • Effective action to relieve homelessness
  • Support to sustain tenancies and prevent repeat homelessness
  • Protect and increase local housing options.

Below is a copy of the draft strategy and the action plan:

The consultation closed at Midnight on Monday February 26, 2018.

Draft economic development strategy 2018-20

The borough council sought comments on a draft Economic Development Strategy for Charnwood. 

More information can be found on the draft economic development strategy webpage. Read the Economic Development Strategy for Charnwood.

The closing date for comments was February 16, 2018.

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