Boscombe and Pokesdown Neighbourhood Plan

Designation of Neighbourhood Area and Neighbourhood Plan Forum

Bournemouth  Borough Council has approved an application by the community to designate Boscombe and Pokesdown Neighbourhood Plan Forum and Neighbourhood Area.

The approved Neighbourhood Area covers Boscombe East and Boscombe West wards.

This decision enables the local community to prepare a neighbourhood plan for their area in accordance with the Localism Act 2011. It is the first such designation in Bournemouth.

How can I get involved?

If you live or work in Boscombe East or West and would like to get involved in shaping the plan please refer to contact details within the application form above.

What is a Neighbourhood Plan?

A Neighbourhood Plan is a framework for guiding the future development, regeneration and conservation of an area. It is different from other planning documents because it is prepared by the local community.  Once it has been completed through a statutory process and adopted by the Council, the policies in the plan will be used, alongside the Council’s planning policy documents, to make decisions on planning applications in the area.  Read a Quick Guide to Neighbourhood Plans

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