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Tewkesbury Borough Plan - Preferred Options Consultation (October 2018)

The consultation on the Preferred Options Tewkesbury Borough Plan takes place from Wednesday 10th October until 5pm on Monday 26th November 2018.

An electronic copy of the Preferred Options plan can viewed via the link below:


Copies of the Plan can also be viewed in person at the following locations during the consulation period:

  • Tewkesbury Borough Council Offices, Gloucester Road, Tewkesbury, GL20 5TT

  • Tewkesbury, Bishop’s Cleeve, Winchcombe, Brockworth, and Churchdown Libraries

  • Bishop’s Cleeve, Winchcombe, Brockworth and Churchdown Advice Centres


Responding to the Preferred Options Consultation

The Borough Council are encouraging people to respond to the plan via the online consultation form.

This will make it easier for you to send your views to us and easier for the Council to understand what issues people are commenting on. The online form allows you to submit multiple comments at once as well as enabling you to submit supporting documentation as an attachment.

However, this form is also available to download and fill in electronically or by hand.

Completed forms and comments can be submitted to us via:

Any responses must be submitted by 5pm on Friday 23rd November 2018


Preferred Options Evidence Base

A number of evidence base studies and background papers have supported and informed the development of the Preferred Options. The whole suite of planning policy evidence base can be viewed at: www.tewkesbury.gov.uk/planning-policy-evidence-base.

Background Papers

A number background papers have been produced to set out the process that has been undertaken in the development of the plan, including the allocation of sites for housing and employment development and our approach to adopting the Governments nationally described space standards:

Sustainability Appraisal and Habitats Regulations Assessment

The development of the Preferred Options has been supported by a Sustainability Appraisal (integrating Strategic Environment Assessment, Health Impact Assessment and Equality Impact Assessment) and a Habitats Regulation Assessment. This process considers the environmental, social and economic outputs of the Plan and ensures that development meets the needs of both present and future generations.