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Local Plan

Local Plan

Hearing update

The examination of Eastleigh Borough Council’s Local Plan will start on Thursday 21 November at 10am. All the hearing sessions will be held in the Millennium Suite at the Botleigh Grange Hotel, Grange Road, Hedge End, Southampton, Hampshire, SO30 2GA. The hearing sessions of the Examination will run for a period of six weeks on the following dates:

Week 1: Thursday 21 to Friday 22 NovemberWeek 2: Tuesday 26 to Thursday 28 NovemberWeek 3: Wednesday 4 to Thursday 5 DecemberWeek 4: Wednesday 8 to Thursday 9 JanuaryWeek 5: Tuesday 14 to Thursday 16 JanuaryWeek 6: Tuesday 28 to Thursday 30 January(Some dates may be subject to change)

The hearings will be heard by Christa Masters MA (Hons) MRTPI who has been appointed by the Secretary of State as an independent inspector to conduct the examination.

Who can participate? All the hearings are open to the public. However, only those people who have already previously made representations as part of the previous consultation and have already confirmed that they want to, are able to participate in the forthcoming hearing sessions.

What happens after the hearings? After the hearings have closed the Inspector will consider all the representations that have been made and then prepare a report with her conclusions and recommendations. This will include the next steps and an indication of its likely completion date.

For further details including the Inspector’s guidance notes: eastleigh.gov.uk/lpexamination