We have received the Inspector's binding report which confirms
that the Core Strategy is a sound document subject to some
amendments. Most of the amendments had been proposed by the Council
in the hearing sessions in July.
The Inspector's report and associated
documents are available here
Planning Inspector Patrick Whitehead Dip TP (Nott), MRTPI has
been appointed to conduct the examination to determine whether our
documents are sound.
The Pre-Hearing Meeting (PHM) was held on Wednesday 9 June 2010
at the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea’s Town Hall. The
agenda and meeting notes are available to download under General
Hearing Documents below.
As part of the Examination the Inspector held a series of
hearings focussing on key issues. The hearings commenced on
Tuesday 20 July 2010 at the Town Hall.
map [PDF] (file size 173Kb).
This is the latest draft version of the Hearing
Programme [PDF] (file size 66Kb).
The Planning Inspectorate has produced a booklet:
Local Development Frameworks –
Examining Development Plan Documents: Procedure
Guidance [PDF] (file size 409Kb)
This can also be viewed on the Planning Inspectorate
The Hearing Examinations in Public finished on Thursday
29 July 2010.
Documents relating to the hearings include:
Documents Lists [Excel spreadsheet -
file size 208Kb - you will need Microsoft Excel to open this
General Hearing Documents
Additional Core Documents
The preparation of the Submission Core Strategy has been
informed by a wide range of key documents. Copies of all the
documents were available at the hearing sessions as part of
the ‘examination library’. This is currently available at the
planning reception in the Town Hall. These documents can be
downloaded on the hearing library
The following links provide background information and guidance
on hearing procedures:
A brief guide to
examining development plan documents
The Programme Officer appointed for the examination is Mr Chris
Banks. Chris will deal with all procedural, administrative and
programming matters as he works independently of the Council. He
can answer questions you have about the administration of the
Examination itself, although it is not possible to discuss the
details of your representations.
Mr Chris Banks
Submission Core Strategy Programme Officer
C/O Banks Solutions
21 Glendale Close
Telephone: 01403 253148
Last updated 20 December 2010.