Bridport Area Neighbourhood Plan
Bridport Area Neighbourhood Plan 

Neighbourhood Plan Vision & Objectives

Our vision takes us to 2030 and is ambitious and demanding. The Neighbourhood Plan will help us as a community to develop the area and its surrounding parishes as a place that people want to live in; where there is economic and educational opportunity and our community is inclusive, dynamic and successful.

Following local consultation in the Summer of 2015, our revised Themes & Objectives for the Neighbourhood Plan are:

Theme

Original objectives

Revised / new objectives

 

ENVIRONMENT AND HERITAGE

To enhance and protect our AONB status, the conservation areas and the Jurassic Coast.

No change proposed.

To maintain, protect and enhance the unique nature, heritage, important features, character and assets of the Neighbourhood Plan Area, including the independent nature and vitality of the town centre.

To maintain, protect and enhance the unique nature, heritage, important features, character and environmental assets of the Neighbourhood Plan Area.

CLIMATE CHANGE

To alleviate the impact of climate change, develop renewable energy and encourage efficient waste management.

No change proposed

HOUSING To provide housing that the community needs, of high quality, accessible to services and affordable, in appropriate locations. No change proposed

LOCAL ECONOMY EMPLOYMENT AND RETAIL AND TOURISM

To facilitate the expansion of the local economy to extend opportunity for established local businesses and the creation of new ones, ensuring that our economy is robust with high quality jobs and skills.

To facilitate the expansion of the local economy, extending opportunities for established local and for new businesses, ensuring that our economy is robust with high quality jobs and skills.

 

To maintain, protect and enhance the independent nature and vitality of our town centre.

Encourage sustainable tourism which uses local services, facilities and locally produced goods creating an accessible and attractive destination for visitors and local people. This will further our AONB status.

To encourage sustainable tourism which uses local services, facilities and locally produced goods, creating an accessible and attractive destination for visitors and local people.

COMMUNITY FACILITIES SERVICES, EDUCATION AND CULTURAL FACILITIES

To encourage the development of increased facilities including education, health, leisure, cultural and community services where these bring benefits to our community in line with this devolved Plan.

To protect our excellent community facilities including education, health, cultural, sport and leisure facilities.  To increase their range and availability where these bring benefits to our community.  To make sure that these facilities are accessible to all, including those living in the more rural parts of the plan area. 

To have excellent leisure, cultural and sporting opportunities, which are accessible to all.

To protect and develop key services and facilities in sustainable rural areas.

SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT

No draft objective

To improve access for local residents and visitors around the town, particularly to local services, and reduce reliance on the car

LAND USE & LOCATION

No draft objective

To ensure that sites that are needed for development are selected to best meet the range of local needs identified in the Plan, and designed in keeping with the local character of that area.

Address:

c/o Bridport Town Council

Mountfield

Rax Lane

Bridport

DT6 3JP

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