Histon and Impington Neighbourhood Plan

You can view the Neighbourhood plan on Histon and Impington Neighbourhood Plan website.

Current stage

We have, working with Histon and Impington Parish Council, agreed that the Histon and Impington Neighbourhood Plan meets the Basic Conditions tests and therefore should proceed to a referendum when permitted by national regulations.

Our decision statement that the Histon and Impington Neighbourhood Plan can proceed to referendum is in the following report. This includes:

Guidance published by central government in April 2020 indicates that no neighbourhood plan referendums can take place before May 2021 and therefore the referendum on this Plan will be delayed until this time.

As a result of the Examiner’s Report additional evidence base documents have been created to provide background to the Plan:

Key dates

  • Neighbourhood area designated by us: 9 September 2014
  • Pre-submission public consultation (Regulation 14): 1 October to 16 November 2018
  • Neighbourhood Plan submitted to us: 3 June 2019
  • Submission public consultation (Regulation 16): 19 June 2019 to 31 July 2019
  • Neighbourhood Plan sent for examination: 2 August 2019
  • Examiner's Report on Neighbourhood Plan received: 9 March 2020
  • Referendum: date will not be set until May 2021 
  • Neighbourhood Plan made: n/a

Neighbourhood area designated

On 9 September 2014 the Planning Portfolio Holder gave delegated authority to officers to designate the 'Histon and Impington neighbourhood area' assuming there were no objections at the close of the consultation on Friday 12 September 2014. There were no objections.

Strategic Environmental Assessment Screening Determination Statement

We, along with Histon and Impington Parish Council, have prepared a Strategic Environmental Assessment Screening Determination Statement for the draft Histon and Impington Neighbourhood Plan: 

Pre-Submission public consultation (Regulation 14)

Histon and Impington Parish Council carried out its pre-submission Neighbourhood Plan between 1 October and 16 November 2018.

Submission Public Consultation (Regulation 16)

Histon and Impington Parish Council submitted its Neighbourhood Plan to us on 3 June 2019, along with its supporting documents. we have confirmed that the Neighbourhood Plan complies with all the relevant statutory requirements.

We sought your views on the Neighbourhood Plan before it is considered by an examiner, and can proceed towards a referendum.

The consultation ran from 9am on Wednesday 19 June and 5pm on Wednesday 31 July 2019.
You can now view all the comments that were submitted on the neighbourhood plan using our online consultation system.

Neighbourhood Plan (NP) and supporting documents

Interesting Buildings

Neighbourhood Plan Open Space General

V3 Greenleas Community Space

V4 Northern Buxhall Farm

V5 Rowleys Field Long Meadow

V6 St Audreys Close

Histon Wood Photos V12/ 1-11

Manor Park Field Photos V12/12-14

Near Manor Park Field Photos V12/15-20

V13 Girton Wood

V14 Infant School Field

V16 Homefield Park

V18 Clay Close Lane Pocket Park

V19 Doctor’s Close

V22 Crossing Keepers Copse

V24 South Road Playground

South Road Survey

V26 Impington Coppice

V28 and V29 Western and Central Woodland of Feldsted Farm

V33 and V27 Cawcutts and Adjacent Fields and Fields North

Examination (Regulation 17)

The Histon and Impington Neighbourhood Plan was submitted for examination on the 2 August 2019. The independent examiner appointed to carry out the examination is Bob Yuille.

The examiner’s report on the Histon and Impington Neighbourhood Plan was received by South Cambridgeshire District Council on 9 March 2020.

Post Examination  

We have, along with Histon and Impington Parish Council, agreed that the Histon and Impington Neighbourhood Plan meets the Basic Conditions tests and therefore should proceed to a referendum when permitted by national regulations.

Our decision statement that the Histon and Impington Neighbourhood Plan can proceed to referendum is in the following report. This includes:

Guidance published by central government in April 2020 indicates that no neighbourhood plan referendums can take place before May 2021 and therefore the referendum on this Plan will be delayed until this time.
As a result of the Examiner’s Report additional evidence base documents have been created to provide background to the Plan:

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