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Wincanton Neighbourhood Plan ALT no WPP

The Town Council is producing a Neighbourhood Plan, which will influence what type of future growth the town needs and where it should go. For instance, where new workspace and jobs should be allowed, which community and leisure facilities are needed or if important green spaces need protecting. When adopted, it will sit alongside the Local Plan and influence planning decisions.

Neighbourhood Planning was enacted by the Localism Act 2012. Over 1300 communities across England are working  on their Plan, and already over 100 have been passed at the referendum.

You can learn more about the about Neighbourhood Plan in this section of the site, using the links on the left.

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Wincanton areas visited by Neighbourhood Plan group   
We visited a number of areas around the town on Friday 12th February. The process, called a Placecheck, is a facilitated series of short visits to areas of land which could be used for housing and/or employment in future. 

Areas visited included The Tythings, Windmill Hill, New Barns and County Council owned land south of the A303.

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Read the Placecheck Report