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Examination of the Submission draft Whitburn Neighbourhood Plan


  1. Overview
  2. Neighbourhood Plan examination correspondence
  3. Comments submitted in response to the consultation on the Submission Draft Plan
  4. The submission documents


The Whitburn Neighbourhood Plan has now reached a very advanced stage of preparation.

The submission documents, supporting evidence and all comments received during the consultation have been sent to an independent examiner. The examiner will prepare a report on the Plan to determine whether it meets the Basic Conditions (the tests for a Neighbourhood Plan). 

South Tyneside Council has appointed Ms Rosemary Kidd Dip TP, MRTPI as independent examiner of the plan.

Neighbourhood Plan examination correspondence

Commencement of Examination Procedural Note93.73KB

Whitburn Neighbourhood Plan Examiners Questions271.06KB

Regulation 16 Consultation Representations - WNF response 459.23KB

Comments submitted in response to the consultation on the Submission Draft Plan

Schedule of Responses to the Submission Draft Whitburn Neighbourhood Plan282.29KB

Schedule of Responses - Appendix 1 Natural England190.5KB

Schedule of Responses - Appendix 2 National Grid112.56KB

Schedule of Responses - Appendix 3222.51KB

The submission documents 

The submission documents, or 'plan proposal', consist of: 

  • The Submission draft Whitburn Neighbourhood Plan (2020-2036)
  • A map identifying the area to which the proposed neighbourhood development plan relates
  • The Whitburn Neighbourhood Plan Consultation Statement and,
  • A statement ("Basic Conditions Statement") explaining how the proposed neighbourhood development plan meets the requirements of paragraph 8 of Schedule 4B to the Town and Country Planning Act 1990

Submission plan3.38MB

Policies map3.92MB

Consultation statement6.76MB

Basic conditions statement868.43KB

Area boundary1.18MB

You can request a physical copy of the documents using the contact details below:

Supporting evidence

2020 Rainfall and long sea outfall discharge data120.3KB

Air quality assessment1008.2KB

Cycling and pedestrian routes1016.48KB

Green infrastructure assessment1.25MB

Local green space assessment1.73MB

Wastewater and sewerage infrastructure policy supporting document554.04KB

Design guidelines by AECOM12.74MB

Evidence base and policy development report by AECOM1.55MB

Heritage character assessment by AECOM8.02MB

Housing needs assessment by AECOM2.69MB

Key issues consultation report by Shropshire RCC.166.41KB

Whitburn Neighbourhood Forum - Community Action Plan1.25MB

Whitburn Neighbourhood Plan and Climate change1.53MB

HRA screening report - Submission2.05MB

SEA Screening Report1.21MB

Village centre assessment1.18MB

Whitburn's most valued views1.69MB

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