Tunbridge Wells Borough Draft Local Plan (Regulation 18): Notice of consultation

Tunbridge Wells Borough Draft Local Plan (Regulation 18): Notice of consultation

 

Tunbridge Wells Borough Council is currently preparing the following documents:

 

  • Tunbridge Wells Borough Local Plan – this sets out the Borough Council’s proposed strategy for the future development of the borough, the proposed site allocations that relate to this and the relevant policies against which planning applications will be judged.
  • Sustainability Appraisal – to qualitatively assess the development proposals in the Local Plan against 19 sustainability objectives.

 

Public consultation on the Draft Local Plan (Regulation 18) begins on Friday 20 September 2019 and runs for six weeks until 5pm on Friday 1 November 2019.

 

The Borough Council will host a series of exhibitions at various locations around the borough during September and October. The dates and venues for these are as follows:

 

Date

Venue

Times

Saturday 21 September

Capel Community Centre, Falmouth Place, Five Oak Green TN12 6RD

10am-2pm

Tuesday 24 September

Main Hall, Mascalls School, Maidstone Road, Paddock Wood TN12 6LT

4.30pm-8pm

Thursday 26 September

Royal Victoria Place Shopping Centre, Tunbridge Wells (exhibition space on Level 1)

12pm-7pm

Friday 27 September

Vestry Hall, The Old Fire Station, Stone Street, Cranbrook TN17 3HF

4pm-7pm

Saturday 28 September

Royal Victoria Place Shopping Centre, Tunbridge Wells (exhibition space on Level 1)

10am-3pm

Monday 30 September

Royal British Legion Unity Hall, High Street, Hawkhurst TN18 4AG

4pm-7pm

Tuesday 1 October

 

Horsmonden Village Hall, 7 Back Lane, Horsmonden TN12 8LQ

4pm-7pm

Wednesday 2 October

Pembury Village Hall, 49 High Street, Pembury TN2 4PH

4pm-7pm

Thursday 3 October

Main Hall, Mascalls School, Maidstone Road, Paddock Wood TN12 6LT

4.30pm-8pm

Friday 4 October

Lamberhurst Village Hall, The Broadway, Lamberhurst TN3 8DA

4pm-7pm

 

The consultation documents consist of the Draft Local Plan, draft Sustainability Appraisal and response forms, which can be viewed and downloaded, along with the supporting documentation, at www.tunbridgewells.gov.uk/localplan, or you can respond directly online at https://consult.tunbridgewells.gov.uk The documents can also be viewed at the following locations:

 

  • Tunbridge Wells Gateway, 8 Grosvenor Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells, TN1 2AB. The Gateway is open from 9am-5pm Monday to Friday
  • All libraries in Tunbridge Wells borough. Please check with the particular library for opening times

 

Representations can be returned as follows:

 

1.    By using the online consultation portal at https://consult.tunbridgewells.gov.uk

2.    By e-mail to localplan@tunbridgewells.gov.uk (using the editable response form)

3.    By post to Local Plan, Planning Policy, Planning Services, Tunbridge Wells Borough Council, Town Hall, Civic Way, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 1RS (using a printed response form)

 

Representations must be made in writing (including electronically) and be received no later than 5pm on Friday 1 November 2019 at the addresses specified in (1) to (3) above. All representations made in the above ways will be considered in the preparation of the Submission Draft Local Plan. For more information, please view the Local Plan web pages at www.tunbridgewells.gov.uk/localplan.