LOCAL PLAN 2032 –
STILL TIME TO HAVE YOUR SAY!
A number of Local Plan drop in sessions held
across the borough have generated considerable interest on how
Bedford Borough should grow. However, if you haven’t had your say,
there is still time!
The Local Plan will set out how the borough
will grow and develop up to 2032 by clearly defining where growth
and development is sustainable. When managed carefully, growth
delivers new housing, jobs and investment and improves the borough
for current residents, future residents, businesses and
Council officers have held a series of drop in
sessions across the borough and spoken to residents, developers,
businesses and parish councils and invited them to have their say
on the consultation.
The sessions have now finished but the
consultation continues until 24th February 2014 and
there is still time to have your say on how the borough should
between now and 2032.
Councillor Sarah Jayne Holland, Portfolio
Holder for Community and Regulatory Services, said: “The Local Plan
is an extremely important document for the future of Bedford
Borough and we must gather as many views and opinions as
“I would like to thank those who took the time
to come and speak to us, or have already responded to the
consultation. Your views will help us to put together the Local
Plan 2032 which will help to shape our borough in the years to
More detail about the consultation and how you
can respond are available on the Council’s website www.bedford.gov.uk/localplan2032
or by contacting the Planning Policy Team on 01234