Designation of Neighbourhood Plan Area

After several months consulting stakeholders in the community, Mendip District Council have agreed to the ‘Neighbourhood Area’ designated by Glastonbury’s Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group.

The area proposed was that of the Town’s boundary as defined by the four District Council Wards – Glastonbury St. Mary’s, Glastonbury St. John’s, Glastonbury St. Benedict’s, and Glastonbury St. Edmund’s.

The designated Glastonbury ‘Neighbourhood Area’.
The designated Glastonbury ‘Neighbourhood Area’.

The decision – “that the designation of the Glastonbury Neighbourhood Area be made in accordance with Section 61G of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as amended for the purposes of Neighbourhood Planning” – is a major step forward for the Plan, and means that the Steering Group can begin their extensive engagement of the community.

You can see the full Glastonbury Area Designation Decision Report HERE.