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Chippenham Site Allocations Plan

Adoption of the Chippenham Site Allocations Plan

Following Cabinet on 14 March 2017 (opens new window) the adoption of the Chippenham Site Allocations Plan was approved by Council on 16 May 2017 (opens new window).

For information, documents relating to the adoption of the Chippenham Site Allocations Plan can be found below:

The final Sustainability Appraisal Report and Habitats Regulation Assessment can be found by visiting the Chippenham Sustainability Appraisal section below. 

Sustainability Appraisal and Habitats Regulation Assessment

A Sustainability Appraisal Report has been published in stages alongside the Chippenham Site Allocations Plan.  The Final SA Report comprises a suite of documents which cover the different stages of the plan making process and can be found in the relevant section below.

The Chippenham Site Allocations Plan has been screened for Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA). The HRA screening concluded that no further assessment under Habitats Regulations was required as the Chippenham Site Allocations Plan is unlikely to have a significant effect on the integrity of European sites (Natura 2000). At stages in the Plan's preparation the HRA has been reviewed to consider proposed changes to the Plan. The Final HRA therefore comprises three documents that can be found in the relevant section below.

Chippenham Examination


Patrick Whitehead DipTP MRTPI was appointed by the Secretary of State to hold the Examination.

Programme Officer

Helen Wilson was the Programme Officer, an impartial officer of the Examination and works under the direction of the Inspector.

Document Library

To view Wiltshire Council's Chippenham Site Allocations Plan Document Library, please use this link (opens new window).

Chippenham community engagement

An important part of developing the Chippenham Site Allocations Plan was to engage with the local community and wider stakeholders and listen to the views they expressed. Throughout the plan's preparation outputs from consultation and engagement were reported and these can be found below.

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