Neighbourhood Planning Blog

Updates and  snippets relating to NP will be posted here from time to time. These will highlight a particular issue or item relating to NP.
Guest blogs are welcome.
Contact us:


Blog post #8 Blurred lines local and neighbourhood plans (July 2019)

Blurred lines: local and neighbourhood plans and uncertainty in meeting housing needs by Edward Dade - author of the All ...
Read More

Blog post #7 50 years of Skeffington and NP (March 2019)

Neighbourhood Planning 50 years on from the Skeffington Report Dr Matt Wargent, University of Reading The University of Reading recently ...
Read More

Blog post #6 Best Laid Plans… (Jan 2019)

The best laid plans: How far do neighbourhood plans influence decision-making? Guest blog by Andy Yuille, Lancaster University Neighbourhood planning ...
Read More

Blog post #5 Neighbourhood Plans and the positive allocation of housing sites (October 2018)

Guest blog by: Chris Bowden, Director of Navigus Planning So, it is official…the new National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF 2) ...
Read More

Blog post #4 ‘So you think its all over’. Implementation and updating of Neighbourhood Plans (June 2018)

 #4 "So you think its all over." Implementation and updating of Neighbourhood Plans.  With a nod to the World cup ...
Read More

Blog #3 Duty to Support: clarity? (March 2018)

#3, Duty to Support: clarity? The February blogpost highlighted the important role Local Planning Authorities (LPAs) play in neighbourhood planning ...
Read More

Blog #2 Local Authority responses to NP (February 2018)

#2, Local Authority responses to Neighbourhood Planning The Local Planning Authority (LPA) has an important role to play in neighbourhood ...
Read More

Blog #1 NP examination guidance (December 2017)

#1 NP Examination guidance expected soon [by Gavin Parker] We have been drawing attention to the difficulties that NP groups ...
Read More

Website under construction

New web resource with exclusive content Bear with us as we add content and refine the  site. This is an ...
Read More

Neighbourhood Planning HIVE – June 6th 2018

Neighbourhood Planning HIVE:  University of Reading 6th June 2018 Meadow Suite, Whiteknights Campus, University of Reading 6th June 2018 the ...
Read More