We’ve now completed two rounds of consultation for the Neighbourhood Development Plan, the results are shown in:

St Ives Area NDP Consultation Round 3 Responses

Neighbourhood Plans are a powerful tool for shaping the development and growth of our local area – St Ives, Carbis Bay, Lelant and Halsetown.

A Neighbourhood Plan sets out the community’s views on the development and use of land. This includes setting policies on where development should go, how development is designed or, to give permission for certain types of development.

Unlike a Town Plan of the past, a Neighbourhood Plan becomes a legal part of the planning system. Once a plan is made, and it has been adopted by Cornwall Council, it becomes a part of Cornwall Council’s Local Plan for the area and must be considered in the approval of planning applications.

Topic Groups are already actively working to pull together information from previous area plans. More information on all aspects of our neighbourhood plan can be found on this website.

Our Project Planning Documents
Project Plan, revised 24 April 2014

St Ives Area Neighbourhood Plan Communications Strategy

St Ives NDP Sustainabililty Appraisal Scoping Report

5 Responses to Home

  1. Melanie Martin says:

    Great idea to pull people together and talk about the changes to the built environment of our lovely town. Can we consider restoring and extending rather than new build and can we expand jobs for locals and train young people?

    • Lucy Davis says:

      Thanks for your comments Melanie. Restoring existing buildings is a great idea and one that our built environment group are looking in to. If you would like to join in their discussions, you are more than welcome to attend one of their meetings – the next is 17 Sep (see above). And I absolutely agree, if there is any way that the neighbourhood plan policies can encourage local jobs and training, I will be keen to explore. All ideas welcome!

  2. Fully support the idea of restoration. This and conservation should be the priorities. There appear to be some who would want to turn Cornwall into “Croydon with wind farms”, thus destroying one of the county’s most precious assets – its scenery.

  3. Lesley Hale says:

    I thank the people who have put in the work to get the plan to this point.

    I had hoped to see a few lively statements about why we are doing this. I can’t find any. I think it’s important for a neighbourhood plan to be seen to have a focus, to be leading, not only reacting to the problems others create. I was looking for some over-arching aims and principles, for example, “Local people can expect a healthy environment in which they can live, work, raise families and be cared for.” Or, more radically, “The people of St Ives are concerned about a+b+c+d and use this plan to put forward our vision of the future” – then go on to tackle a+b+c+d in more detail.

    About housing in particular, I am concerned that the draft policy headings don’t appear to address social / rented housing which, in my view, will be the only way forward for generations of people here and elsewhere. Because it’s largely missing from government policy doesn’t mean it has to be missing from ours.

  4. Joni dent says:

    Any news on the waste land at Burrow Road near park and ride.?
    The area is an eyesore and in the view of visitors to the town.Why not CPO it and make it public open space?

    Joni dent

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