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Consultation: Submission Draft of the East Boldon Neighbourhood Plan


  1. Overview
  2. Details of the proposal
  3. How to have your say
  4. What happens when the consultation closes


The East Boldon Neighbourhood Plan is now in a very advanced stage of preparation.

The East Boldon Neighbourhood Forum has submitted the submission draft of the East Boldon Neighbourhood Plan to South Tyneside Council.

The Council is responsible for collecting comments on the plan from residents and organisations.

The consultation period will run from Monday 15 March to 5pm on Friday 23 April 2021.

Details of the proposal

Submission documents

The following documents have been submitted as part of the plan proposal:

The Submission Draft East Boldon Neighbourhood Plan (2020-2036)7.93MB

A map showing the area that the proposed neighbourhood plan relates to16.32MB

The East Boldon Neighbourhood Plan Consultation Statement5.01MB

Basic Conditions Statement2.52MB
This explains how the proposed neighbourhood plan meets the requirements of paragraph 8 of Schedule 4B to the Town and Country Planning Act 1990

Supplementary documents

Background papers

Local green space and protected open space3.96MB

Built and historic environment1.48MB

Community wellbeing588.7KB


Local economy853.92KB

Natural environment4.26MB

Settlement boundary1.16MB

Transport and movement2.24MB

Community Character Statement and Architectural Surveys

Community character statement24.75MB

Architectural survey - Conservation area (part 1)921.05KB
Front Street (North side / even numbers) and Grange Terrace

Architectural survey - Conservation area (part 2)2.07MB
Front Street (South side / odd numbers)

Other supplementary documents

East Boldon Design Code12.17MB

Housing Needs Survey

Housing Needs Assessment1003.1KB

Natural Environment Statement8.02MB

These files have not been produced by South Tyneside Council, and may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. If you need help to access this information within these files, please get in touch using the contact details below.

These documents will also be available to view during consultation period at the Customer Service Centre at South Shields Town Hall. For opening times, and guidance on visiting Council buildings during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, see the Customer Services Centre at South Shields Town Hall.

How to have your say

You can send your comments by:


Or in writing to:

Spatial Planning
Development Services
Regeneration and Environment
South Tyneside Council
Town Hall & Civic Offices
Westoe Road
South Shields
NE33 2RL

You must include your name and address.

You should also tell us if you would like to be informed when the Council takes its decision about whether or not to make the East Boldon Neighbourhood Plan.

What happens when the consultation closes

The comments will be submitted to an independent examiner to be inspected alongside the plan documents.

You can read more about the process at GOV.UK: Neighbourhood Planning.

When the Council makes a decision about the plan, it will publish a statement explaining the decision, and the reasons for making the decision.

It will also send a copy of the statement to the East Boldon Neighbourhood Forum, and any person who asked to be kept informed about the decision.

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