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Bures Neighbourhood Plan

The parishes of Bures Hamlet and Bures St Mary are preparing a joint Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP). When complete, the Plan will be used to help guide and shape future development across the two parishes.

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Reg 7 - Area Designation (January 2022)

Designation of the Bures NDP area is belatedly confirmed. 

A joint application made by Bures Hamlet and Bures St Mary to designate their two parishes as a single NDP Area was received and consulted on by Braintree and Babergh District Councils between 1 September and 15 October 2021.

No objections were received during that period.

In accordance with their governance procedures, the two planning authorities have now agreed to designate the Bures NDP Area. 

Responsibility for progressing this NDP now rests with the two parish councils and their local communities. Visit Bures Parish Councils' website for more information.

You can also visit Braintree District Council's website for further information.