Twyning neighbourhood plan

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Twyning Parish Council submitted a Neighbourhood Development Plan, in accordance with Regulation 15 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended), to Tewkesbury Borough Council on the 20th June 2017.


From the 26th June until the 4th August 2017 the Plan was consulted on, in accordance with Regulation 16, as a 'Plan Proposal'.

Consultation responses

A report summarising the consultation responses received can be viewed below.


Following the close of the six week consultation period on the 4th August 2017 the Twyning Neighbourhood Development Plan was subject to Independent Examination.

Independent examiner's report

The report of the Independent Examiner of the Twyning Neighbourhood Development Plan, Ms Liz Beth, was received on Thursday 16th November 2017.


At Referendum on Thursday 1st March 2018 the Twyning Neighbourhood Development Plan secured the majority required of those voting for Tewkesbury Borough Council to use the plan to help it decide planning applications in the Neighbourhood Area.

With a 48.06% turnout and 95.90% voting yes.

Further Information on any planned referendums and the full results of recent referendums will be published on our Elections 2018 webpage.

Making the plan

At it's Full Council meeting on the 17th April 2018, Tewkesbury Borough Council brought the Neighbourhood Plan into legal force, under Section 38A(4) of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (as amended).

The Neighbourhood Plan now forms part of the statutory Development Plan for the Borough of Tewkesbury.