Wincanton Parish Neighbourhood Area Designation

South Somerset District Council has approved the designation of the parish of Wincanton as a Neighbourhood Area, in accordance with the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012.


Decision to make Wincanton Neighbourhood Plan


As its meeting on the 7th December 2017, the District Council agreed to the Examiner's recommendations and to proceed to a referendum, which is now set to take place on the 8th February 2018.  The specified documents in association with this process are available below.

DX Report November 2017

Wincanton NP Decision Statement

Referendum Information Statement

Wincanton Neighbourhood Plan

Final Report on Wincanton Neighbourhood Plan

Wincanton Schedule of Reg 16 Comments

Wincanton Neighbourhood Plan submission SSDC comments

Wincanton Draft Neighbourhood Plan Submission requirements

General information about Neighbourhood planning and the referendum

Notice of Referendum

Notice of Poll


Wincanton Examiner Procedural Matters letter 30.08.17

Final Report on Wincanton Neighbourhood Plan

Wincanton Neighbourhood Plan Decision Statement

Wincanton Neighbourhood Plan - Final Version 

Comments Made

Abbey Manor Group response - Employment

Abbey Manor Group response - Housing

Highways England

Natural England

Somerset County Council

Sport England

County Council Acoustics Specialist


Summary of Comments Received

Wincanton Neighbourhood Plan Submission Documents

The Wincanton Neighbourhood Plan has now been submitted for examination by an independent Examiner and you have the opportunity to comment  before the Examination takes place. The consultation period runs from 15th June to  27th July 2017. The following documents are now available to view and you can also access a form on which to make your representations. Details on how to submit comments are contained in the Submission Notice below.

Wincanton Neighbourhood Plan

Wincanton NP SEA/HRA Screening Report

SEA Screening Report Wincanton 2017

Historic England Response April 2017

Wincanton Peoples Plan

Wincanton Community Plan Updated

Wincanton Town Council Transport Plan

Place Check Report

Housing Review Analysis

Business Review Analysis

Basic Conditions Statement

Consultation Statement

Reg 16 Response Form

Wincanton Submission Notice

The area to which the designation relates is the whole of the parish of Wincanton, as identified in the map available as a PDF download below, the application letter and supporting statement can also be downloaded below.

No comments were received from members of the public during the 7 week consultation period.

This designation sets out the area which the Wincanton Neighbourhood Plan will cover, no other neighbourhood plans being permitted in that area.

Related documents:

Wincanton application letter

Wincanton application supporting statement

Wincanton Neighbourhood Area Map

Wincanton Neighbourhood Area letter of designation