Alresford Neighbourhood Plan

Alresford Parish Council has produced and submitted a Draft Neighbourhood Plan for the parish (under Regulation 15) to Tendring District Council, along with a number of supporting documents.  Tendring District Council is responsible for all the remaining stages of making the Neighbourhood Plan.


Ann Skippers MRTPI has been appointed as the Independent Examiner of the Alresford Neighbourhood Plan. The examination commences on Monday 14th December 2020. 

An Information Note from the Independent Examiner to the Local Planning Authority and Qualifying Body was received on 9th December 2020.

Regulation 16 Consultation

A consultation (under Regulation 16) was held between Monday 24 August and Monday 12 October 2020. The following documents were available for consultation:

Appendix 1 - Alresford NP Regulation 16 version

Appendix 2 - Alresford NP Consultation Statement

Appendix 3 - Alresford Basic Conditions Statement

Appendix 4 - ANP SEA & HRA Screening Report Nov 2019

Designation of the Neighbourhood Area

Tendring District Council received an application to designate a neighbourhood area from Alresford Parish Council over the summer of 2016. The application proposed that the neighbourhood area should cover the entire parish of Alresford and that this would be the area covered by the Alresford Neighbourhood Plan.

The application for the Neighbourhood Area comprised the following documents:

Justification 1 

Justification 2

Map showing the Neighbourhood Area

In accordance with paragraph 6 and 6A of the Neighbourhood planning (General) Regulations 2012, as amended in 2015, Tendring District Council held an 8 week period of public consultation from Thursday 14 July - Thursday 8 September 2016 on the proposed designation.

Following the consultation, the District Council confirmed the Alresford Neighbourhood Plan as designated by resolution at Local Plan Committee on 3 November 2016.

Should you require any further information on the Alresford Neighbourhood Plan, or any other aspect of the Council's work regarding neighbourhood planning across the District, please contact the planning policy department by email

If you require any of the documents on this page in an accessible format, please contact

Last updated on: 11/12/2020 - 15:41