The adopted Hampstead Neighbourhood Plan - key documents

The Council formally adopted the Hampstead Neighbourhood Plan on 8 October 2018.

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Minor changes to the adopted Plan

A minor change was then made to the Plan (12 October 2018). This was to correct an error relating to a Local Green Space boundary (Oak Hill Park).

A further minor change was made to the Plan (15 February 2019). This was to correct an error relating to a Local Green Space boundary (Branch Hill House).

Neighbourhood Area and Forum Designations 2014

On 7 October 2014 London Borough of Camden approved the designation of the Neighbourhood Area and the Neighbourhood Forum. A public consultation on the Forum and Area applications took place between 12 June to 25 July 2014.

The approved applications can be viewed below. They show the area in which the neighbourhood planning powers apply.

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Neighbourhood Forum Redesignation 2019

The Hampstead Neighbourhood Forum applied to the Council to be formally redesignated as a neighbourhood forum. This was in accordance with the Town and Country Planning Act (1990) and neighbourhood planning regulations. The application documents are shown below.

The Council approved the application on 25 October 2019 which means the Forum has been redesignated for a further period of 5 years.

 

Neighbourhood Forum redesignation application

Neighbourhood Forum Constitution

 

No changes were proposed to the designated neighbourhood area, which was shown in the application for information.

Plan submission

The Hampstead Neighbourhood Forum submitted the final draft of the Neighbourhood Plan and supporting documents to the Council. A six week consultation on the Submission Draft version of the Neighbourhood Plan ended in December 2017.

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Examination

The Examiner’s report considered the representations made during the ‘Submission Draft’ consultation and whether the Plan meets the ‘Basic Conditions’. Subject to the policy modifications being made, the Examiner was satisfied that the Plan should proceed to a referendum.

Examiner’s Report (PDF)

The following documents relate to the Examination, including material provided by the Forum for the Examiner to consider:

The Council decided on 26 March 2018 to accept all of the Examiner’s recommended modifications to the Plan.

Referendum 

To meet the requirements of the Localism Act 2011, a referendum was held on 21 June 2018. The referendum question was: “Do you want London Borough of Camden to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Hampstead Town to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?” Of the votes cast, 91.5 per cent voted in favour of adopting the Neighbourhood Plan. The turnout was 20.5 per cent.

The referendum result can be viewed here.

Adoption

The Council adopted the Neighbourhood Plan on 8 October 2018.