First Draft

Welcome to Kingsbridge, West Alvington and Churchstow Neighbourhood Development Plan

The aim is to provide useful information about how the plan is developing and to invite comments on the contents and scope proposed. The plan is in early draft stage and will be a work in progress with new features regularly added to this site.

NP Foreword by Steering Group Chairman

Those of us who volunteered in 2017 to join a Steering Group to help the three local parishes produce this Neighbourhood Plan did so because we felt great affection for the area in which we live,...

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Theme 1 – The Natural Environment

Purpose of the policies The plan sets out to protect and enhance the local environment of green and open spaces that surround and connect into the villages and town. All future development should...

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Theme 2 – Housing and Homes

Purpose of the policies This plan supports the greater provision of truly affordable dwellings in Kingsbridge and West Alvington. This includes homes for all ages but particularly young families and...

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Theme 3 – Employment, Economy & Training

Purpose of the policies Sustaining the local tourism industry and activities that support it, such as marine and land- based leisure is the highest priority. The plan supports a vibrant high street...

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Theme 4 – The Built Environment

Purpose of the policies The plan sets as a priority the adoption of a brownfield first policy that focuses new development on existing sites within the settlement boundaries including; the...

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Theme 5 – Sustainable Transport

Purpose of the policies; Make the plan area a sustainable transport hub, establishing an integrated set of policies covering cars, buses, bicycles, pedestrians and recreational walkers; for...

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Theme 6 – Health and Wellbeing

Purpose of the policies The achieving of physical, spiritual and mental wellbeing for all members of the community. The provision of new and improved built and open-air community facilities serving...

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