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Area Designation


On February 14th 2018 The submission version of the Handforth Neighbourhood Plan along with its accompanying documents - approved by Handforth Parish Council were submitted to Cheshire East Council, Spatial Planning Department. These documents will be subject to a period of Regulation 16 consultation.

The Submission Version of the Neighbourhood Plan, the Consultation Statement and the Basic Conditions Statement will, in due course, be posted on the Cheshire East Planning website for the Regulation 16            period (6 weeks) of consultation. The same documents will be available for inspection on the Handforth Neighbourhood Plan website ( and as hard copy in Handforth library.           

Handforth residents will be encouraged not only to read the Submission Version of the Neighbourhood Plan but also to submit representations on the Plan directly to Cheshire East Council. Representations can be made:


            (i)   On line using the CEC consultation portal (Planning>Neighbourhood Planning>Handforth      Neighbourhood Plan Regulation 16 Consultation).

            (ii)  By email to

            (iii) In writing to Spatial Planning, Cheshire East Council, Westfields, Middlewich Road, Sandbach CW111HZ

 Any representations made may include a request to be notified of Cheshire East Council’s decision on the proposed plan.

Regulation 16 Consultation Closed on Tuesday 03rd April 2018

The Handforth Neighbourhood Plan is now under Independent Examination.




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