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 The Draft Plan and supporting documents can be viewed by using the above navigation bar on this website.

A four page summary of the Draft Plan has been published and delivered to all residents in the Parish. Here it is again below. Simply roll your mouse over or, if you are using a tablet touch and hold, left to right below to expand to a readable format.

Why a Neighbourhood Plan for Colsterworth and District?


COLSTERWORTH AND DISTRICT NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN is an important planning document which will shape the future of our community over the next ten years. It is relevant to all parishioners and those who value our unique heritage and sense of community.


South Kesteven District Council is required by the government to meet the assessed housing need and build more new homes. Colsterworth and District Parish will have to take its share of this requirement.


By preparing a Neighbourhood Plan the Parish Council is taking the opportunity to influence the type, scale and design of any development which can take place within the Parish.


It affords an opportunity to protect and enhance natural features that are most valued: the rural aspect of the Parish with its wide open views and important green spaces; the quiet meandering River Witham and the wildlife it supports; the contrast of the busy, yet convenient A1 corridor; together with our unique historical heritage - as it was here the world changed forever when Isaac Newton worked on his ground breaking scientific discoveries at his family home of Woolsthorpe Manor in the years 1665-1666.


Before formally submitting this draft plan to South Kesteven District Council we now need to hear your views. We would therefore encourage you to read the draft plan and make comment. Your comments can be submitted to the Steering Group by completing and submitting the on-line form on the Response Form page of this web site. Alternatively paper forms can be obtained from the locations mentioned on page 4 of the leaflet illustrated below.

The consultation period has now closed and the consultation form has now been taken off the internet. All forms received up to the end of the presubmission consultation period (22nd July 2016) will be accepted.