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Wellingborough Local Plan (Part 2)

The Wellingborough Local Plan Part 2 was the first part 2 local plan to be adopted in North Northamptonshire. It was formally adopted by the former Borough Council of Wellingborough on 26 February 2019.

The Wellingborough Local Plan Part 2 is now formally part of the Development Plan for North Northamptonshire and supersedes the Wellingborough Local Plan (1999 [2004]) and the Wellingborough Town Centre Area Action Plan (2009).

The Adopted Wellingborough Local Plan Part 2 can be viewed and downloaded from The Plan for the Borough of Wellingborough - Adopted - Keystone (

Following the adoption of the Wellingborough Local Plan Part 2 the Council intends to publish an interactive Proposals Map. During the period before the Proposals Map is available, please use the plans in Appendix D of the Wellingborough Local Plan Part 2.

The following policies in the Wellingborough Local Plan Part 2 have been determined as being strategic:

  • Policy SS1 (Villages)
  • Policy GI1 (Local Green Infrastructure Corridors)
  • Policy GI4 (Enhancement and Provision of Open Space)
  • Policy GI5 (Enhancement and Provision of Sport and Recreation Facilities)
  • Policy E3 (Employment Outside Established Employment Estates)
  • Policy H1 (Urban Housing Allocations)
  • Policy H3 (Housing Needs for Older People)
  • Policy H4 (Retirement Housing, Supported Housing and Care Homes)
  • Policy H5 (Self Build and Custom Housebuilding)
  • Policy H6 (Single Plot Exception Sites for Self Build)
  • Policy R1 (Retail Hierarchy)
  • Policy R2 (Neighbourhood Shops)
  • Policy R3 (Local Impact Threshold)
  • Policy TC1 (Town Centre Boundary)
  • Policy TC2 (Primary Shopping Area)
  • Policy Site 1 (Wellingborough East)
  • Policy Site 2 (Wellingborough North)
  • Policy Site 5 (Park Farm Way/Shelley Road)
  • Policy Site 9 (Sywell Aerodrome)

The Wellingborough Local Plan Part 2 Adoption Statement and Sustainability Appraisal Adoption Statement are available on request from [email protected].

Hard copies of these documents are available for inspection at the Council Offices, Tithe Barn Road, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8 1BN.

The office opening times are:

  • Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday - 8:30am to 5pm
  • Thursday - 9:30am to 5pm
  • Friday - 8:30am to 4:30pm

Requesting documents

To view any of the documents that informed and underpinned the preparation of the Wellingborough Local Plan Part 2 or for details regarding the examination of the plan including details of the public examination hearings please email [email protected]

The subject line should read "Request a copy of supporting information for the Wellingborough Local Plan Part 2" and the message should state which information is being requested.

Last updated 15 August 2023