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Proposed Neighbourhood Area

Application to Designate Neighbourhood Area

Neighbourhood Area Consultation Notice

Questionnaire Jan17

Questionnaire Responses Feb17

Analysis Feb17

Issues and Options July17

Issues and Options Analysis July17

Issues and Options Synopsis July17

First Draft Neighbourhood Plan Oct17

Screening Assessment Nov17

Basic Conditions Statement Feb18

Conditions Statement Feb18

Statement Feb18

NP Submission Version Feb18

Examiner Procedural Matters and Questions

Examiner Procedural Matters Responses

Examiner Supplementary Question

Examiner Supplementary Question Response

Examiner Supplementary Question 2

Examiner Supplementary Question 2 Response

Examiners Final Report

Notice of Referendum

Proposal Decision Statement

Information Statement

NP Referendum Version June18

NP Full Summary July18

NP Two Page Summary July18

LINK to Handforth Neighbourhood Plan on Cheshire East Website


Minutes Nov 2016

Minutes Dec 2016

Minutes Jan 2017

Minutes Feb 2017

Minutes Mar 2017

Minutes April 2017

Minutes May 2017

Minutes June 2017

Minutes July 2017

Minutes Aug 2017

Minutes Sept 2017

Minutes Oct 2017

Minutes Nov 2017

Minutes Jan 03 2018

Minutes Jan 16 2018

Agenda Mar 2018

Minutes Mar 2018

Neighbourhood Planning

On February 14th 2018 The submission version of the Handforth Neighbourhood Plan along with its accompanying documents - approved by Handforth Parish Council were submitted to Cheshire East Council, Spatial Planning Department. These documents will be subject to a period of Regulation 16 consultation.

The Submission Version of the Neighbourhood Plan, the Consultation Statement and the Basic Conditions Statement will, in due course, be posted on the Cheshire East Planning website for the Regulation 16            period (6 weeks) of consultation. The same documents will be available for inspection on the Handforth Neighbourhood Plan website ( and as hard copy in Handforth library.           

Handforth residents will be encouraged not only to read the Submission Version of the Neighbourhood Plan but also to submit representations on the Plan directly to Cheshire East Council. Representations can be made:

 (i)  On line using the CEC consultation portal:
(Planning>Neighbourhood Planning>Handforth      Neighbourhood Plan Regulation 16 Consultation).

 (ii)  By email to:

 (iii)  In writing to Spatial Planning, Cheshire East Council, Westfields, Middlewich Road, Sandbach CW111HZ

Any representations made may include a request to be notified of Cheshire East Council’s decision on the proposed plan.

Regulation 16 Consultation Closed on Tuesday 03rd April 2018

The Handforth Neighbourhood Plan is now under Independent Examination.

Notice of Submitted Plan Proposal

Neighbourhood Area Decision Notice

Neighbourhood Area Map


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