The Council designated the Highams Park Neighbourhood Area / Forum on 15 July 2014. The Highams Park Planning Group (as the designated Neighbourhood Forum ) is the relevant body preparing the neighbourhood plan for the Highams Park area. The plan must have regard to national planning policy and be in general conformity with the Council's adopted or emerging Local Plan. Further information about this designation is published below.
- Public Notice (6.1MB PDF File)
- Designated Neighbourhood Area (2.85MB PDF file)
- Constitution of Designated Forum (Highams Park Planning Group) (3.4MB PDF file)
The designation lasts for five years and no other organisation or body can be designated to prepare a plan for any part of the area until the designation has expired or been withdrawn. The Council can withdraw the designation if it considers that the Group is no longer meeting the conditions by reference to which it was designated.
The Council redesignated the Highams Park Neighbourhood Area / Forum on Monday 8 July 2019, following a period of public consultation.
An application was submitted to the Council in January 2014 and public consultation was undertaken during the period 10 February 2014 to 24 March 2014. The relevant consultation documents are published below.