Consultation will give residents say on future of Greater Norwich

Greater Norwich Local Plan (GNLP)

Published: Wednesday, 10th January 2018

A new consultation has been launched which will give residents, businesses and stakeholders the chance to have their say on the shape of Greater Norwich (Norwich, Broadland and South Norfolk boundaries) up until 2036.

The Greater Norwich Local Plan is being created by Broadland District Council, Norwich City Council and South Norfolk Council and working with Norfolk County Council as the Greater Norwich Development Partnership.

The plan will set out a vision for growth, identify sites for new homes, jobs and infrastructure and provide the basis for planning decisions for the foreseeable future.

Cllr Shaun Vincent, chair of the Greater Norwich Development Partnership said:
"We want to create a plan which will continue to provide a framework for the thriving, attractive area we all want to live and work in," "The plan can only be the best it can be if as many people as possible let us know what they want the Greater Norwich of the future to look like."
The councils are encouraging all organisations to take part in the consultation, particularly residents, even if they are only interested in commenting on one area or site.  To find out more about the plan and contribute to the consultation or to register any preferences, visit the Greater Norwich Local Plan website.

During the consultation period, the councils will be promoting that the consultation is open for active engagement through a series of advertisements, online advertisements, social media posts, media notices, bus stop advertisements and interviews and a local poster campaign.  Information will also be directly inserted into local papers in key locations and information will also be accessible through local libraries and council buildings.

A series of road shows will also take place across the area through the consultation period which ends on March 15. Officers will be available to explain policy options or discuss sites in general terms at these events.

They will take place:
22 Jan (2pm-8pm) Brundall Memorial Hall 
23 Jan (10am-4pm) The Forum, Norwich  
25 Jan (2pm-8pm) Aylsham Town Hall 
26 Jan (2pm-8pm) Acle Recreation Centre 
29 Jan (10am-5pm) Harleston Library
30 Jan (2pm-8pm) Diss Corn Hall
1 Feb (2pm-8pm) Cringleford Willow Centre
2 Feb (2pm-8pm) Costessey Town Council Offices 
5 Feb (10am-4pm) The Forum, Norwich
6 Feb (2pm-8pm) Bob Carter Centre, Drayton
8 Feb (2pm-8pm) Horsford Village Hall
9 Feb (12pm-6pm) Rackheath Village Hall
12 Feb (2pm-8pm) Lincoln Village Hall, Hingham 
14 Feb (2pm-8pm) Hethersett Village Hall
16 Feb (2pm-8pm) Easton Village Hall
17 Feb (10am-4pm) Norwich Millennium Library
19 Feb (11:30-5:30) Diamond Centre, Sprowston
22 Feb (10:30-4:30) South Norfolk House, Long Stratton 
23 Feb (1pm-7pm) Spixworth Village Hall
26 Feb (2pm-8pm) Poringland Community Centre
28 Feb (2pm-8pm) Hellesdon Community Centre
2 Mar (2pm-8pm) Dussindale Centre, Thorpe St Andrew
5 Mar (11am-5pm) Reepham Town Hall
6 Mar (2pm-8pm) Loddon and Chedgrave Jubilee Hall
7 Mar (10am-4pm) The Forum, Norwich
9 Mar (2pm-8pm) Wroxham Library
12 Mar (2pm-8pm) Taverham Village Hall 
14 Mar (2pm-8pm) the Hub, Wymondham 

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