Rushcliffe’s NEW Local Plan

Published 23 March 2012

Rushcliffe Borough Council has published its Core Strategy (new Local Plan) which shows the proposed location of new homes. The Council is now consulting on its strategy and where the homes will be built for a 6 week period. The consultation period runs from Friday 23 March 2012 until 5pm on Tuesday 8 May 2012.

The Core Strategy sets out the vision and strategy for growth and development in Rushcliffe up to 2026. It covers the broad locations of development and includes strategic policies for housing, business, retail and transport.

The main development proposals contained within the plan are that by 2026 there will be:

  • 2,500 new homes, new employment (20 hectares) and associated facilities on land immediately to the south of Clifton (within Barton in Fabis Parish)
  • 1,200 new homes, some new employment and associated facilities on land off Melton Road, Edwalton
  • 1,000 new homes, new employment (15.5 hectares) and associated facilities on land north of Bingham
  • 550 new homes, new employment (6.5 hectares) and associated facilities at the former RAF Newton
  • 470 new homes, new employment (4.5 hectares) and associated facilities at the former Cotgrave Colliery.

It is also proposed that there will be growth around the following villages at locations yet to be identified:

  • East Leake – minimum 400 homes
  • Keyworth – minimum 450 homes
  • Radcliffe on Trent – minimum 400 homes
  • Ruddington – minimum 250 homes

Details online at: http://www.rushcliffe.gov.uk/planningpolicy/localdevelopmentframework/corestrategy/#d.en.8161