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Forest Edge South Neighbourhood Plan

Forest Edge South Neighbourhood Development Plan - Examination

The Forest Edge South Neighbourhood Development Plan has now been submitted to the examiner.

The Independent Examiner has provided a Clarification Note on the NDP:

Publication of Forest Edge South Neighbourhood Plan (Submission Draft)

Forest of Dean District Council hereby gives notice that the Forest Edge South Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group (West Dean Parish Council) has submitted the Forest Edge South Neighbourhood Development Plan proposal under Part 15 of The Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012.

The Forest Edge South Neighbourhood Plan 2022-2041 and Design Guidance provides a vision for the future of the Forest Edge South designated area, setting out clear planning policies for environmental, economic and social sustainability.

In accordance with Part 16 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012, all individuals and organisations are were invited to comment on the Forest Edge South Neighbourhood Plan 2022-2041.

The plan proposal can be viewed by:

or in person during normal opening hours at:

  • The Forest of Dean District Council Offices, High Street, Coleford GL16 8HG
  • West Dean Parish Council Offices, The West Dean Centre, High Street, Bream GL15 6JW (https://fesndp.uk/)
  • Bream Community Library, High Street, Bream GL15 6JW
  • Lydney Town Library, Hill Street, Lydney GL15 5HW

Representations on the plan were invited during the statutory consultation period from Tuesday 5 December 2023 until 5pm Tuesday 30 January 2024.

If you require further information regarding the consultation please contact the Local Plan Team at Forest of Dean District Council on 01594 812342 or email localplans@fdean.gov.uk.

Neighbourhood Plan main documents

Additional documents related to the Neighbourhood Plan

Appendices to Public Consultation Statement

Surveys and results

Character assessments, local green spaces and non-designated heritage assets