Preferred Sites Public Meeting

16th January 2019 Parish Centre, Church Stretton. 7pm

Preferred Sites : Have Your Say

Shropshire Council are holding a series of Public Meetings where you can hear about the current proposals and have your say.

Public Meeting

Shropshire Council are holding a Public Meeting for the The Church Stretton place plan area on Wednesday 16th January 2019, 7pm at The Parish Centre, Church Street, Church Stretton.

Please come and have your say on how your community should be shaped for the future.


Shropshire Council launched the ‘Preferred Sites’ consultation which runs until Thursday 31 January 2019. During this time public meetings are being held throughout the county to explain the Local Plan process and local development proposals set out in the consultation document. You will have the opportunity to highlight issues, specific concerns and suggest alternatives to the preferred approach.  

Consultation Documents

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The Preferred Sites consultation document outlines a housing policy direction to improve the delivery of local housing needs, and establishes development guidelines and development boundaries for Shrewsbury, the principal and key centres – including Church Stretton. It sets out the preferred sites to deliver the scale and distribution of housing and employment growth during the period 2016 to 2036 in these communities.

The Chance to Hear about the Proposals

Shropshire Councillors for Church Stretton, Lee Chapman and David Evans, said:

“By holding this public meeting we are giving residents in the Church Stretton area the chance to hear more about the development proposals, and to give us their thoughts on what is being proposed. We know that residents will want to protect the character of Church Stretton and its surroundings, but that they will also see the need to allow new housing to help maintain the services and activities delivered in the town in the future. We’d urge members of the public to come along and have their say.”

Your Opinion is being Sought

Whether or not you attend any of the public meetings you can still comment on the proposals by following the link below and commenting on the documents online:-

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the planning policy team at Shropshire Council on

Press Release received from:  Planning Policy Team, Shropshire Council

2 thoughts on “Preferred Sites Public Meeting”

  1. The Town Council will post their full response on this website after it has been approved at their February 19th meeting. If you have registered (Subscribed) for News on this website, you will receive an email notification containing a link to the Town Council’s response.


  2. Preferred sites consultation
    Dear Town Council
    Unfortunately, i cannot get to the public meeting on this on 16 January. Are you able please to let me know what the Council’s views are on the proposed new preferred sites?

    Thank you for your help.

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