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Draft Westbury Neighbourhood Plan Consultation (2022 – 2036) (Regulation 16)

Wiltshire Council is formally consulting on the proposed draft Westbury Neighbourhood Plan which has been submitted by Westbury Town Council. The consultation starts on Monday 5th June 2023 and responses must be received no later than 5pm on Monday 17th July 2023.

Following this consultation, the comments received will be passed to an independent examiner, to be appointed by Wiltshire Council, who will consider the representations and determine if the draft plan should be put to a community referendum.

Where possible, please provide any comments using the Consultation Portal where all of the documents that form part of the consultation can be found.

Please be aware documents viewed via the consultation portal may not be available to view with Internet Explorer. Please use an alternative internet web browser such as Google Chrome.

Alternatively, an editable representation form can be downloaded from the Supporting Files section on the portal and completed forms can be emailed to neighbourhoodplanning@wiltshire.gov.uk.

For people who do not have access to digital methods of communication, responses can be sent by post to:

Neighbourhood Planning
Planning and Economic Development
Wiltshire Council
County Hall
Bythesea Road
BA14 8JN

For people who do not have access to the internet to view the draft Westbury Neighbourhood Plan (2022 – 2036), a paper copy can be provided on request – please Tel: 01225 713698 to request one. The Neighbourhood Plan can also be viewed at:

  • The Laverton, Bratton Road, Westbury, BA13 3EN,
  • Westbury Library, Westbury House, 15 Edward Street, Westbury, Wiltshire, BA13 3BD
  • Leigh Park Community Centre, Leigh Park Way, Westbury, BA13 3FN

Please be aware that all representations will be publicly available and may also appear on the Wiltshire Council website via the consultation portal.


All of the relevant documents can be found to the right of this page. As part of the evidence, both a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and Habitat Regulation Assessment (HRA) have been produced to meet some of the requirements of the ‘Basic Conditions’, which are used for the Examination of the Plan. 

Westbury Neighbourhood Plan  

Neighbourhood Plans empower local people to set local policies to protect their valued heritage, green spaces and community facilities and plan for local housing, employment and community facilities.   

The Neighbourhood Plan team have worked very hard to listen to everyone’s views and build strong local evidence to support effective policies to ensure our town future development happens in the right places and delivers the things our current and future community needs. 

Our Neighbourhood Plan will make a difference by focusing on things that the planning system can genuinely influence. On approval the Neighbourhood Plan will provide local planning policies for the town and become a part of the Development Plan that Wiltshire Council must use when determining planning applications in Westbury. 

If you have any questions at all, please get in touch via email at neighbourhoodplan@westburytowncouncil.gov.uk, via phone on 01373 822232 or by writing to Westbury Town Council Neighbourhood Plan, The Laverton, Bratton Road, Westbury Wiltshire, BA13 3EN. A hard copy of the Neighbourhood Plan is available for you to read at the Laverton if needed. 


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