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Whitburn Neighbourhood Plan Referendum


  1. Result of the referendum
  2. Specified documents
  3. Next steps
  4. How to find out more

Result of the referendum

A Neighbourhood Planning Referendum was held for the Whitburn Neighbourhood Plan on Thursday 4 August 2022.

The referendum asked residents who live in the defined Whitburn neighbourhood forum area the following question:

Do you want South Tyneside Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Whitburn to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?

The results are as follows:

 Number of votesPercentage
Number cast in favour of YES1,12792.45%
Number cast in favour of NO917.46%

See the declaration of the result of the Whitburn Neighbourhood Referendum.

Specified documents

South Tyneside Council is required to make available a number of documents relevant to holding the referendum. These are called the Specified Documents. The specified documents are:

Next steps

The Neighbourhood Plan will need to be formally adopted at South Tyneside Council's Cabinet. This is due to take place early Autumn 2022.

How to find out more

For more details generally on neighbourhood planning, see neighbourhood planning in South Tyneside.

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