We will use this page to post information about the development of our Neighbourhood Plan.

See here the Government’s Guide to Neighbourhood Plans and our Summary explanation of a Neighbourhood Plan

The Parish Council is a qualifying body for the purpose of developing a Neighbourhood Plan under the Localism Act 2011.

The development of our Plan is being progressed by a group of councillors and volunteers drawn from the community.  The group works within a formal framework, the Neighbourhood Plan Forum Terms of Reference – Sept 2016.

We held informal consultation events in December 2015, November 2016 and March 2018, and, drawing on the feedback of all consultees, including that of our principal authority, City of Bradford MDC, we prepared a draft Plan for formal consultation.  The Pre-Submission Neighbourhood Development Plan was published for consultation under Regulation 14 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012  on 13 July 2018:

Addingham Reg 14 Draft Neighbourhood Plan

Policies Map Reg 14 11.07.18

Addingham designated heritage assets

Paper copies of the Plan were available at the following locations in Addingham:

  • Memorial Hall
  • Community Library
  • Medical Centre
  • Rowlands Pharmacy (by the Medical Centre)
  • Telephone kiosk on Church St.
  • Co-op
  • Post Office

Comments on the draft had to be submitted by 24 August 2018 (see the letter to stakeholders below) and could be submitted to us using the representation form, also linked below:

2018 Reg 14 Consultee Letter

Regulation 14 Consultation Representation Form 11.07.18


The Regulation 14 draft Plan was preceded by a Preferred Options draft Plan which, together with the underlying plans and policies, may be viewed using the links further down this page.  Please see the leaflet available here:  Neighbourhood Plan Flyer  to see why the Parish Council decided to revise the Plan’s policies to take account of comments received on the earlier draft.  This leaflet was distributed to all households in the village to update residents, following the consultation on the Preferred Options draft (see below), and to introduce the next stage of the consultation process.

The Preferred Options Plan, together with its underlying plans and policies, may be viewed here:

Preferred Options Draft Neighbourhood Plan 07.03.18


Green Space Assessment Report_FINAL210218

ANDP Policies Map 07.03.18


See here the comments of residents and of local businesses on the draft Plan (the business survey was carried out as a separate exercise earlier in the year):

2018 Preferred Options Draft Plan – Consultation Feedback Report

Business Survey FINAL REPORT PDF


In preparing this draft, the Forum carried out housing site assessments for the village.  See the methodology they used here:

Housing Site Methodology HSAM Introduction 4.5.17

Housing Site Methodology APPENDIX 1 HSAM Site Assessment Template FINAL amd

Housing Site Methodology APPENDIX 2 HSAM Criteria and Evidence FINAL

In preparing the Preferred Options Draft Plan, the Forum had to ensure that all possible sites were assessed and the Parish Council thus issued a Call for Sites to any resident, landowner, business, developer or agent who wished to put forward sites for allocation for housing development through the Neighbourhood Plan.  The form below was used for this purpose and respondees were asked not to submit sites within the Green Belt or sites already identified in the planning authority’s SHLAA.

Call for Sites HLAA site assessment form NDPs


See below information presented to the Open Event held on 3 November 2016 which launched the first draft of the Plan and explained the process for housing site assessments.






Addingham Map – 01 Dec 2015