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Neighbourhood Development Plan

Shaping the Heart of Stroud

For the first time, the people of Stroud were given a chance to shape its heart.

Work to develop a plan for the town centre took place between July 2014 and November 2015 and concluded with a referendum on 18 August 2016 when 91% of electors casting a vote, voted to accept the plan.

The Plan was adopted by Stroud District Council on 27th October 2016.

The Stroud Town Centre Neighbourhood Development Plan now forms part of the statutory Development Plan for the District of Stroud.

The plan can be downloaded or purchased in hard copy at the Stroud Town Council office for £15.

The town centre – where we either live, work, shop, visit, play and more, will be shaped by a neighbourhood plan.

This means will mean that the plan will be taken into account when planning applications are considered and planning proposals are made. The plan also contains action points, promotional policies and implementation measures.