Below are links to various documents and websites which contain more details of Neighbourhood Planning, and how to create a Neighbourhood plan.
There are also links to Maps & reports from HCC, evidence based documents from NHDC, documents specific to Baldock and the land to the north of Baldock, and links to the NHDC Local Plan.
An introduction to neighbourhood planning can be found at.. –
Neighbourhood Planning Information website
– how to create a Plan, etc
Steps 1 to 4, Make a Poster, Support and Case Studies. Site has downloadable PDFs with more information – see neighbourhoodplanning.org/
My Community – Includes Neighbourhood Planning in a Nutshell, and how to Register an Asset of Community Value. Has a map of current UK Plans and Community Assets
NHDC Neighbourhood Planning pages, with details of Eleven other NPs in the area –
Bygrave Parish Council – local details and information
Clothall and Luffenhall Parish – local details and information
Reports and maps produced for HCC (Hertfordshire County Council) by WYG on Nov 11th 2014
1 Feasibility Report of Land North & South of Baldock for housing
map 1 – proposed land to the North & South of Baldock
map 2 – proposed land to the North of Baldock
map 3 – proposed land to the South of Baldock
2 Viability Report of Land North & South of Baldock for housing
NHDC Local Plan Evidence Base Documents
The NHDC Local Plan website includes a link to the Examination Library , which contains many documents associated with producing the Local Plan, with updated documents in the local-plan-examination-documents .
Some of the documents included below –
North Herts Green Belt Review – Draft July 2016 (1) Pages 1-90
North Herts Green Belt Review – Draft July 2016-(2) Pages 91-152
(see pages 103-106 & 125 only). Assesses extent to which potential development sites contribute towards the purposes of the Green Belt.
HOU13 – Site Information Matrix (2016)
(relevant sites only)
E4 – North Herts Employment Land Review (2013)
(pages 76-78 & 115-116: assessment of employment sites in Baldock)
Employment Background Paper Sept 2016
(pages 14-15 – justification and assumptions for major new employment site at Baldock)
E1 – North Herts Retail Study (2016)
(pages47-62 & Annex C – latter contains detailed profile of Baldock town centre, including its strengths and weaknesses).
Documents about Baldock itself
Urban design assessment workshop slides (2007): pdf
Documents about development to the north of Baldock
A few of the many sites with details of Baldock, Bygrave & Clothall
NORTH HERTFORDSHIRE LOCAL PLAN 2011-2031
Report of the Strategic Director of Planning, Housing & Environment to the Council.
Voted to be sent to the Inspector at the NHDC Council meeting, Tues 11th April 2017
The Report gives an overview of NHDC arguments for the Local Plan.
Appendix 1 lists towards the end (P73), the counts of objections received per area.
For SP14: BA1 Land north of Baldock, there were 284 objections.
Appendix 3 has an interesting diagram at the end re planned development areas.
Appendix 4 has the Local Plan timetable on page 9.
Summary of NHDC Local Plan Towns, Sites and houses as at 171130.