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Publications List

The Planning Service publishes a range of local planning documents, design briefs and topic guidanace, which assists the making and determination of planning applications.  As well as the previous identified, there are a number of other documents which may be relevant when undertaking personal research and planning histories such as the conservation area plans and other policy documents. The publications list contains all documents (including prices where applicable) that have been published by the Planning Service. Subject to availability, documents may be purchased by sending a letter, accompanied by a cheque for the appropriate amount (made out to ‘Bedford Borough Council’). Where there is not a price, or where physical copies of a document are no longer available, a price list below shows the time required and the cost to print the document.

 

 

 

Local Plan Documents

Cost

inc p & p

     

Allocations and Designations Local Plan (2013)

£10

 £11

Allocations and Designations Plan for Submission

£2.50

£3.50

Allocations and Designations Plan for Submission Map Book

£2.50

£3.50

Allocations and Designations Plan Consultation Draft (May 2010)

£2.50

£3.50

Allocations and Designations Plan Draft Map Book

£2.50

£2.50

Bedford Town Centre Area Action Plan (October 2008)

£10.00

£12.00

Bedford Town Centre Area Action Plan Submission Version (July 2006)

£2.00

£2.50

Core Strategy and Rural Issues Plan (April 2008)

£5.00

£5.50

Core Strategy and Rural Issues Plan Submission Version (July 2006)

£2.00

£2.50

     

Bedford Borough Local Plan (2002) (without maps)

 

 

     

Bedford Borough Policies Map (interactive version available)

£20

£21

   

 

Supplementary Planning Documents

 

 

The Bedfordshire Community Safety Design Guide Supplementary Planning Document (2005)

£2.50

£3.00

Climate Change and Pollution Supplementary Planning Document (2008)

£2.50

£4.00

Land North of Bromham Road Design Guide Supplementary Planning Document (2005)

£1.50

£3.00

Local Development Scheme

£12.50

£15.00

Open Space Supplementary Planning Document (2013)

   

Planning Obligations Supplementary Planning Document (2013)

   

Shopfronts and Advertisements in Conservation Areas Supplementary Planning Document (2005)

 

 

Statement of Community Involvement (2013)

£2.50

£3.50

A Strategy for Bedford High Street SPD (2010)

£2.50

£3.50

     

Bedford Borough Monitoring Report (please follow the link to web page containing reports)

 

 

Employment Monitoring Reports  (please follow the link to web page containing reports)

   

Housing Monitoring Reports  (please follow the link to web page containing reports)

   

 

Development Briefs

Cost

inc p & p

Biddenham Loop Revised Brief ( 2003)

£4.50

£5.00

Elstow New Settlement (1999)

To view only

Land at Shortstown (2003)

£4.50

£5.00

Land North of Bromham Road Brief (2003) (15mb)

£4.50

£5.00

Land off Rousbury Road/ Magpie Avenue, Stewartby Development Brief (1992)

To view only

   

 

Land West of Kempston (2003)

£4.50

£5.00

Queens Park East Development Brief  (2002)

To view only

Thurleigh Airfield Development Brief (1996)

£2.50

£3.00

Wootton Development Brief (1999)

To view only

 

Design Guides

Cost

inc p & p

Achieving Quality in Residential Layouts (1997)

£5.00

£5.50

Bedford High Street – Street Facades, Shopfronts and Adverts (J1991)

 

Free

Parking Standards for Sustainable Communities: Design and Good Practice SPD (2014)

 

Free

Farm Buildings Design Guide (1986) (8mb)

To view in hard copy only

Landscape Design Guide

 

Free

Mobility Housing (2002)

 

Free

Residential Extensions, New Dwellings & Small Infill Developments (2000)

£2.00

£2.50

River Great Ouse Plan (1980)

£1.00

£1.50

Shopfronts & Adverts (1984)

 

Free

Traffic Calming – Streets for People

 

Free

 

Other Policy Documents (inc SPGs)

Cost

inc p & p

A Strategy for Marston Vale Partnership

To view only

 

Conservation Areas

(original information booklets and maps unless otherwise stated)

Cost

inc p & p

Elstow Conservation Area Appraisal

£5.57

£8.07

Bedford Conservation Area Appraisal (CD)

  £3.00

£4.50

Bedford Conservation Area Maintenance and Repair Guide

 

Free

Bedford (map only, August, 1985)

 

Free

Great Barford (October, 1989)

£2.25

£2.75

Kempston (1975)

£0.50

£1.00

Swineshead (1987) and amended map August 2003*

£1.00

£1.50

Thurleigh (1976) and amended map August 2003*

£1.00

£1.50

Upper Dean (January, 1987)

£1.00

£1.50

* N.B Other Conservation Area revised maps (only) from August 2003 are available online, including: Carlton, Pavenham, Riseley, and Roxton

 

Bedford Urban Capacity Study

Cost

inc p & p

Executive Summary

 

£5.00

Report (excluding appendix G)

 

£250.00

Appendix G (including maps)

 

£250.00

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Environment

Here you will find information on environmental and planning issues. This section provides a wealth of information including details on how to make or enquire about a planning application, rubbish, waste and recycling information.

 


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