Northumberland Local Plan: Regulation 18 Draft Plan Consultation

The consultation on the draft Northumberland Local Plan commenced today (Wednesday 4 July 2018) and runs until 5pm on Wednesday 15 August 2018.

The consultation document, policies map and supporting documents can be viewed on the NCC website at: Hard copies can also be viewed at libraries within Northumberland, Customer Information Centres and County Hall, Morpeth during normal opening hours. Paper copies are also available for purchase.

Comments and feedback are invited on the Draft Plan and Policies Map. Comments can be made online via the following website Comments can also be made by returning a comments form by email to or by post.

During the consultation period presentations on the Local Plan will be given at the Local Area Councils during July 2018, to which Parish and Town Councils will be invited to attend to find out more about the Local Plan.

NCC will also be holding a number of drop-in sessions around Northumberland to allow people to find out more about the consultation. The drop-in sessions will include a small exhibition and staff from the Planning Policy Team will be present to help answer any questions. The dates, times and venues for these drop-in sessions are detailed in the attached document.

 If you have any queries relating to this forthcoming consultation, please do not hesitate to contact NCC via email to or 01670 623631.

Northumberland Local Plan – Draft plan for Regulation 18 consultation (July and August 2018) Drop-in session information

During the consultation on a draft of the Northumberland Local Plan, which runs from 4 July 2018 to 15 August 2018, NCC will be hosting a number of drop-in sessions around Northumberland. The drop-in sessions will include a small exhibition with staff involved in preparing the document present to answer questions and provide advice on how to respond to the consultation. Copies of the consultation document will also be available to view.

The dates and locations of the drop-in sessions are provided below:

Hexham Trinity Methodist Church, Beaumont Street, Hexham, NE46 3LS Wednesday 11 July 2018 2pm to 7pm

Allendale Library, Dawson Place, Allendale, NE47 9PP Thursday 12 July 2018 2pm to 6pm

Belford Bell View, West Street, Belford, NE70 7QB Thursday 12 July 2018 2pm to 7pm

Amble Development Trust Offices, Dilston Terrace, Amble, NE65 0DT Friday 13 July 2018 2pm to 7pm

Alnwick St James Community Hall, Pottergate, Alnwick, NE66 0DT Saturday 14 July 2018 10am to 3pm

Berwick upon Tweed Berwick Town Hall, Marygate, Berwick upon Tweed, TD15 1BN Monday 16 July 2018 2pm to 7pm

Ashington Hirst Welfare Centre. Alexandra Road, Ashington, NE63 9EL Tuesday 17 July 2018 2pm to 7pm

Haydon Bridge Community Centre, Radcliffe Road, Haydon Bridge, NE47 6ET Wednesday 18 July 2018 2pm to 7pm

Blyth Buffalo Centre, Regent Street, Blyth, NE24 1LL Thursday 19 July 2018 2pm to 7pm

Seaton Delaval Parish Council Offices, Astley Road, Seaton Delaval, NE25 0DG Friday 20 July 2018 2pm to 7pm

Prudhoe Waterworld, Front Street, Prudhoe, NE42 5DQ Saturday 21 July 2018 10am to 3pm

Choppington Social Welfare Centre, Colliery Road, Choppington, NE62 5SS Monday 23 July 2018 2pm to 7pm

Morpeth Morpeth Town Hall, Market Place, Morpeth, NE61 1LZ Tuesday 24 July 2018 2pm to 7pm

Ponteland Memorial Hall, Darras Road, Ponteland, NE20 9NX Wednesday 25 July 2018 2pm to 7pm

Rothbury Jubilee Hall, Bridge Street, Rothbury, NE65 7SD Thursday 26 July 2018 2pm to7pm

Bedlington Community Centre, Front Street West, Bedlington, NE22 5UB Friday 27 July 2018 2pm to 7pm

Cramlington Concordia Leisure Centre, Forum Way, Cramlington, NE23 6YB Saturday 28 July 2018 10am to 3pm

Wooler Cheviot Centre, Padgepool Place, Wooler, NE71 6BL Monday 30 July 2018 2pm to 7pm

Corbridge Parish Hall, St Helen’s Street, Corbridge, NE45 5BQ Tuesday 31 July 2018 2pm to 7pm

Newbiggin-by-the-Sea Sports and Community Centre, Woodhorn Road, Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, NE64 6HG Wednesday 1 August 2018 2pm to 7pm

Seahouses Sports and Community Centre, Stone Close, Seahouses, NE68 7YL Thursday 2 August 2018 2pm to 7pm

Bellingham Library, Town Hall, Manchester Square, Bellingham, NE48 2AS Friday 3 August 2018 2pm to 6pm

Haltwhistle Library, Westgate, Halwhistle, NE49 0AX Saturday 4 August 2018 10am to 3pm