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Welcome to our WNDP website 

We are expecting our Referendum in June - date to be announced shortly  The WNDP area is shown below and also includes parts of Northend and Pishill 


Andrew Ashcroft carried out our WNDP Examination and has twice visited Watlington, and the complete WNDP area. His report can be seen here.

We were also required to respond to some technical questions raised in a Clarification note which have been dealt with by written representations

Watlington Parish Council have approved the necessary suite of documents that comprise our Plan and they are below

The WNDP suite of documents 

WNDP1 - The Watlington Neighbourhood Development Plan (as submitted)
WNDP2 - Basic Conditions Statement (as updated December 2017)
WNDP3 - Consultation Statement
WNDP4 - Sustainability Appraisal/Environmental Report (also updated)
WNDP5 - Sustainability Scoping Report for above
WNDP6 - Housing Survey Report
WNDP6a- Housing Survey Appendix
WNDP7 - Relevant Maps
WNDP8 - Photographs - Important Landscape Views
WNDP9 - Photographs - Watlington Conservation Area Views
WNDP9a- Map for Conservation Area Views
WNDP10- Watlington Green Spaces
WNDP11- Watlington Design Guide
WNDP12- Development Strategy Topic Paper

WNDP13 -Watlington Traffic Management Plan & Report

WNDP13a-Watlington Traffic Management Plan brief to consultants

(You can read a summary of WNDP13 here) (The display boards on view at our Drop In event on February 3rd can be seen here and a feedback summary here)

WNDP14- Flood Risk Assessment and Sequential Test

WNDP15- Habitats Regulations Assessment (Stage 1) Updated December 17

In the course of our consultation and community engagement work we produced two videos - you can see both through these links:

Our 2015/6 video message
Our 2017 video message

Proposals on revisions to the NPPF have been now published 


There is a current delay in submission of LP 2033 for examination follow Full Council rejection of a Cabinet recommendation  

The link to see the 237 page LP2033 Publication version is:



You can see the notes of the meeting we had with the Homes England team on October 4th (2016) here and the further meeting notes from a follow up meeting on December 13th (2016) as provided by GVA is available here. A third meeting with the new Homes England team took place on July 3rd - notes are here and a further meeting also took place on October 10th - here followed by a meeting with key stakeholders on the 28th November as above

Homes England, through their agents Carter Jonas, have issued a letter to SODC (dated January 16th) and a general statement (January 18th) in respect of their position regarding the Martin Baker Aircraft Co. Ltd and the future of Chalgrove airfield with press comment here

Watlington Parish council is now on Facebook          

Send emails to info@watlingtonnp.org.uk or phone 01491 613867 

This is the home page for the Watlington Neighbourhood Development Plan.  It provides details and evidence of the programme and our progress that will soon lead to a plan that gives the people of Watlington some control over how their community develops up to the year 2033. The information provided has grown steadily as we progressed with the WNDP.