Bridge Neighbourhood Plan.
The draft form of the Neighbourhood Plan was officially accepted by Bridge Parish Council on 8 February 2018 and was put out for public consultation ("Regulation 14").
This consulation ended on 16th April 2018.
The plan was updated following the consultation and has been lodged with Canterbury City Council ("Regulation 15"). This version, along with respresentations (collected under "Regulation 16"), will then be submitted to an inspector ("Regulation 17"), who will then decide whether it can go forward to a referendum in the village
The Regulation 15 version of the plan, along with supporting documents, is available below
The plan has now moved to "Regulation 16" and Canterbury City Council has a link here for the current consultation.The closing date for comments, which will go to the inspector along with the Regulation 15 version of the plan, is Friday 7 September
Supporting evidence documents are available on this website.
Submitted Neighbourhood Plan (Regulation 15) (Entire plan, 32MB)Draft Neighbourhood Plan (Regulation 14) (Entire plan)
- Introduction, Our vision, Objectives, Map of the area covered by this Plan, Reading this Plan, Background
- Objective A. Building a Strong, Competitive Economy & Ensuring the Vitality of the Village Centre
- Objective B. Promoting Sustainable Transport
- Objective C. To Deliver A Choice of High Quality Homes With Good Design
- Objective D. Promoting Healthy Communities
- Objective E. Meeting the Challenges of Climate Change and Flooding
- Objective F. Conserving and Enhancing the Natural Environment
- Objective G. Conserving and Enhancing the Historic Environment
- The Consultation Statement & Notes
- Village Design Statement 2013
- Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Environmental Report
- Bridge Housing Needs Survey Report 2017
- Rural Place Profile
- Bridge - A Proposal for the Future (Leaflet from Cantley ltd.) Updated May 2018
- SHLAAs at Bridge (Strategic Housing Land Allocation Appraisals)
- Traffic Surveys (Bridge ATC 22-01-17) (PDF) or download original Excel file
The traffic data uses vehicle classes, click here to see the class definitions.
Map showing location of traffic survey
- Important Local Green Spaces Assessments
- Site 1: Church Meadow
- Site 2: Land Between Brickfields and the Nail Bourne
- Site 3: Water Meadows along Brewery Lane/Nail Bourne
- Site 4: Land along Patrixbourne Road at the entrance to Riverside Close (both sides of the Nailbourne)
- Site 5: Allotments site, and surrounds.
- Site 6: Recreation Ground
- Site 7: Areas along Western Avenue
- Additional Sites not included in the Assessment
DocumentsClick here for all Neighbourhood Plan Committee (NPC) agendas, minutes, reports etc.
(select ↑ on the next page to reverse order)
NPC Agenda & minutes.
NPC Reports & papers.
ExhibitionsThere were two public exhibitions in the Village Hall, to give the opportunity to discuss the plans with members of the committee who wrote the plan.
- Sunday 18th March 2018, 2pm to 5pm
- Saturday 7th April 2018, 5pm to 8pm