Neighbourhood Plan

The Neighbourhood Plan for Woodford Halse, Hinton and West Farndon will help to ensure that the village develops in the ways that village residents want.

The plan will now go forward to an independent inspector is available: READ IT HERE.

Take part by giving us your views. See our Consultation page.

A group is working to create the plan. You can read their progress reports here. We will update these pages with news of the group.


Neighbourhood Plans help to control planning applications in the village for things like new housing developments, industrial developments and change of use. They also help provide additional funding for community initiatives.

Neighbourhood Plans have legal status but they need to be supported by local residents and local residents have to be consulted about them. Plans go through a local referendum – in other villages that have done this the turnout has been around 80% and the approval rate 90%.

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