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 (objective.co.uk).

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

Policies maps

The Policies Maps for the Adopted Wellingborough Local Plan Part 2 are available in Appendix D of the document. The Policies Maps illustrate the policies in the Adopted Plan. An interactive Policy Map which also includes the policies within the made Neighbourhood Plans for the area is also available:

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 08 December 2023