Neighbourhood planning

What is neighbourhood planning?

Communities can influence the future of their neighbourhood by preparing a neighbourhood plan that sets out the vision for their local area and general planning policies to guide developments.

This page contains information to help communities with neighbourhood planning in Camden. If you have any further questions on neighbourhood planning or are thinking of preparing a neighbourhood plan for your area, please get in touch with us at

Latest neighbourhood planning news

  • Camden Council and Haringey Council have launched a consultation on the re-designation of Highgate Neighbourhood Forum. More details can be found by clicking on this link: Current area and forum applications
  • The Hampstead Neighbourhood Plan has reached the examination stage. The Council has appointed Ms Jill Kingaby as Examiner. The Plan and associated documents can be viewed here: Hampstead Neighbourhood Plan
  • The Highgate Neighbourhood Plan was adopted during September 2017. See the Highgate Neighbourhood Forum webpage for further details.

Advice on preparing neighbourhood plans

For further advice and guidance on neighbourhood planning please visit the following webpage:

Consultation on the re-designation of Highgate Forum

Camden and Haringey Council have commenced consultation on the re-designation of Highgate Neighbourhood Forum. Comments should be received by 26th February 2018. More details are available from the link below.

Adopted neighbourhood plans 

 There are three adopted neighbourhood plans in Camden:

Approved neighbourhood areas and forums

Our designated neighbourhood area map shows approved areas and forums across the borough.

For information on approved neighbourhood areas and forums, including their application submissions and a detailed plan of their area, please see the links below:

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