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Neighbourhood Plan Regulation 16 Consultation

By Jackie Scarff Ninfield Parish Council

Saturday, 30 September 2023


Ninfield Parish Council Contributor


Ninfield Neighbourhood Plan Regulation 16 Consultation


Ninfield Parish Council has prepared a draft Neighbourhood Plan covering the parish of Ninfield that sets out a vision for the future of the area, as well as planning policies that, if adopted, will be used to determine planning applications in the Parish and will form part of Wealden District Council’s Development Plan.

The Parish Council has now formally submitted the draft Neighbourhood Plan and associated supporting documents to the Council for consultation and examination.

Wealden District Council is inviting representations on the submission draft of the Neighbourhood Plan and supporting documents for a period of 7 weeks from 9am on Monday 25 September 2023 to 5pm on Monday 13 November 2023.

Wealden District Council are predominantly running the consultation on line and it can be found here.

Hard copies can also be viewed at the following locations:

  • The Ninfield Stores, Lower Street, Ninfield, TN33 9EA (Open Monday to Saturday 7am-6pm, Sunday 7am- 2pm).
  • The Community Café, Methodist Hall, Church Lane, Ninfield, TN33 9JW (Every Friday Morning 10am to 11.30am).
  • Sparke Pavilion, The Recreation Ground, Church Lane, Ninfield, TN33 9JW (By appointment with the Parish Clerk or 07725 843505).
  • Methodist Hall, Church Lane, Ninfield, TN33 9JW (Saturday 7th October 2pm-5pm).
  • The Village Market Memorial Hall, Bexhill Road, Ninfield, TN33 9EE (Saturday 21st October 9.30am- 12pm).
  • Wealden District Council, Council Offices, Vicarage Lane, Hailsham, BN27 2AX (Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8.30am-5pm, Wednesday 9am -5pm).

How to Respond?

Representations on the draft Neighbourhood Plan can be made by completing the Consultation Response Form on their webpage and returning it:

  • by email to
  • or by post to Planning Policy, Wealden District Council, Vicarage Lane, Hailsham, BN27 2AX

What is a Regulation 16 consultation: Regulation 16 stage is a consultation in accordance with the Neighbourhood Planning Regulations 2012. The basic conditions are that the plan: Must be appropriate having regard to National Policy. Must contribute to the achievement of sustainable development.

Please take the time to support the our plan which will be a material consideration in any planning decisions that Wealden make.

Contact Information

Jackie Scarff

  • 07725 843505

Find Ninfield Parish Council

The Red House, Lower St, Ninfield, Battle, East Sussex, TN33 9ED


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