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Barrow upon Soar Parish Council

Serving the people of Barrow upon Soar

River Soar

Clerk: Lesley Bell
Parish Council Office, 12 High
Street, Barrow upon Soar
Loughborough LE12 8PY

Tel: 01509 416016


Barrow upon Soar Neighbourhood Plan: Evidence
While there are prescribed documents that must be submitted with a neighbourhood plan there is no 'tick box' list of evidence required for neighbourhood planning. Proportionate, robust evidence should support the choices made and the approach taken. The evidence should be drawn upon to explain succinctly the intention and rationale of the policies in the draft neighbourhood plan. Where appropriate we have used Charnwood Borough Council evidence, including that gathered to support the preparation of its Local Plan.

National Planning Policy Framework: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/6077/2116950.pdf

Planning practice guidance: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/planning-practice-guidance

Neighbourhood Planning
Charnwood Borough Council Factsheet 1 – A Guide to Neighbourhood Planning: http://www.localplan.charnwood.gov.uk/user_uploads/files/Neighbourhood%20Planning%20Factsheet1.pdf

Charnwood Borough Council Factsheet 2 – The Neighbourhood Planning Process* – Key Stages: http://www.localplan.charnwood.gov.uk/user_uploads/files/Neighbourhood%20Planning%20Factsheet2.pdf

Charnwood Borough Council Factsheet 3 – General Principles for Neighbourhood Plans: http://www.localplan.charnwood.gov.uk/user_uploads/files/Neighbourhood%20Planning%20Factsheet3.pdf

Policy Context
Charnwood Local Plan 2011 to 2028 Core Strategy (2015): https://www.charnwood.gov.uk/files/documents/adopted_core_strategy1/Charnwood%20Local%20Plan%202011%20-%202028%20Core%20Strategy%20Adopted%20November%202015.pdf

Borough of Charnwood Local Plan (2004): https://www.charnwood.gov.uk/pages/adoptedlocalplan

Neighbourhood Area
Barrow upon Soar Neighbourhood Area: http://www.localplan.charnwood.gov.uk/user_uploads/files/Appendix%20A%20Barrow%20Parish%20Boundary%20Map(1).pdf

Neighbourhood Area Application: http://www.localplan.charnwood.gov.uk/user_uploads/files/Appendix%20A%20Barrow%20Application%20(2).pdf

Barrow upon Soar Parish Plan

6c's Green Infrastructure Strategy 2010:https://www.charnwood.gov.uk/files/documents/vol_5_strategic_gi_network_leicester_pua_and_sub_regional_centres_2010/Vol%205.pdf

Borough of Charnwood Landscape Character Assessment: https://www.charnwood.gov.uk/files/documents/borough_of_charnwood_landscape_character_assessment_2012/EB-ENV-4%20-%20Borough%20of%20Charnwood%20Landscape%20Character%20Assessment%20%282012%29.pdf

Strategic Flood Risk Assessment 2014: https://www.charnwood.gov.uk/pages/sfra

Geodiversity, Ecology and Biodiversity
Barrow Gravel Pits SSSI: http://www.sssi.naturalengland.org.uk/citation/citation_photo/1002661.pdf

Borough Wide Habitat Survey: https://www.charnwood.gov.uk/pages/habitat_and_species_assessments

River Soar & Grand Union Canal Partnership Strategy Update & 2014/15 Action Plan: http://www.foxtonvillagehall.org.uk/pickup/riversoar2014actionplan.pdf

Heritage and Design
Barrow upon Soar Conservation Area Map: http://www.charnwood.gov.uk/files/documents/map4/map4.pdf

Barrow upon Soar Conservation Area Character Appraisal: http://www.charnwood.gov.uk/files/documents/barrow_upon_soar_conservation_area_appraisal/barrowuponsoarconservationareaap.pdf

Barrow upon Soar Locally Listed Buildings

Barrow upon Soar presentation: http://www.charnwood.gov.uk/files/documents/barrow_upon_soar_slideshow/Barrow%20upon%20Soar%20Slideshow%20.ppt

Barrow upon Soar Heritage Group website: http://busca.org.uk/heritage/

Local Green Spaces

  • GS01 (PDF, 692 Kb)

    King George V Playing Field

  • GS02 (PDF, 657 Kb)

    Mill Lane Recreation Ground

  • GS03 (PDF, 1.1 Mb)

    Pigs Close - Off Bridge Street/Mill Lane -

  • GS04 (PDF, 1.2 Mb)

    Willow Road Open Space

  • GS05 (PDF, 748 Kb)

    Willow Road Open Space 2

  • GSO7 (PDF, 1.3 Mb)

    Millennium Park and Picnic Area

  • GS08 (PDF, 1.3 Mb)

    Melton Road Amenity Area

  • GS09 (PDF, 625 Kb)

    Branston Avenue Amenity Space/Fishpool Brook

  • GS10 (PDF, 366 Kb)

    Open Space off Breachfield Road/The Pingle

  • GS13 (PDF, 532 Kb)

    Bridge Street Amenity Area

  • GS14 (PDF, 591 Kb)


  • GS15 (PDF, 542 Kb)

    The Beacon Field/The Cricket Ground

  • GS16 (PDF, 846 Kb)

    Barrow Town Cricket Club Field

  • GS17 (PDF, 757 Kb)

    Nottingham Road Allotments

  • GS19 (PDF, 636 Kb)

    Hall Orchard C of E Primary School

  • GS20 (PDF, 757 Kb)

    Holy Trinity Church

  • GS22 (PDF, 651 Kb)

    Barrow upon Soar Cemetery, Cotes Road

  • GS23 (PDF, 462 Kb)

    War Memorial and Industry Square

Services and Facilities
Charnwood Settlement Hierarchy Evidence: https://www.charnwood.gov.uk/files/documents/charnwood_settlement_hierarchy_evidence_refresh_august_2014/Charnwood%20Settlement%20Hierarchy%20Evidence%20Refresh%20August%202014.pdf

Service Centre Capacity Assessment: https://www.charnwood.gov.uk/pages/settlementhierarchyassessment