Local Plan review 2016 to 2036

New directions for growth consultation

What was it all about?

Between Monday 7 January and Sunday 3 March 2019 we asked for your comments on the new directions for growth consultation paper.

How you could get involved

We asked you to do the following before getting involved in the consultation:

You could also view the consultation document at the Hinckley Hub and libraries within the borough.

Call for sites 2019

Please note that any sites submitted to the council after 5pm on 31 May 2019 as part of the call for sites will not be assessed in this review period for the Strategic Housing and Economic Land Availability Assesment (SHELAA 2019). Any sites submitted after this date will be assessed for next years SHELAA review (2020). More information on the Strategic Housing and Economic Land Availability Assesment 

Contact Planning Policy if you have any queries on this deadline.


After the consultation we will consider the comments received and start to prepare a ‘Preferred Options’ Plan. The Preferred Options plan will include more detailed policy proposals and potential site allocations as well as further evidence. The Local Development Scheme contains details on the future stages of the Local Plan process.

We aim to have a new Local Plan adopted in 2021.

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