ACCESSING AND COMMENTING ON HARROGATE'S LOCAL PLAN

The consultation into Harrogate Borough’s Local Plan has started and anyone wanting to share their comments must do so by 16:30 on 6th September 2019.

This guide provides simple steps to locate documentation associated with the current consultation process, which relates to the following documents:

  • Sustainability Appraisal Addendum 2: Broad Locations of Growth - July 2019
  • Sustainability Addendum Addendum 3 : Main Modifications - July 2019
  • Schedule of Main Modifications
  • Habitats Regulations Assessment - July 2019
  • Equality Analysis Report - July 2019
  • Schedule of Policy Map Changes - July 2019

To provide your comments on the new settlement options, which include Flaxby Park, please refer to the Sustainability Appraisal Addendum 2 document, mentioned above. This document includes an assessment of the Broad Locations for a Sustainable Settlement.

Furthermore, the Sustainability Appraisal Addendum 3 updates parts of the assessment of the Flaxby site as defined by the planning application (FX3). Therefore both documents relate to the site selection process should you wish to comment upon them.

Accessing Documentation

  • 1. The Councils website can be located at www.harrogate.gov.uk
  • 2. On the homepage, please use the link to “Planning and Development” in the blue box at the bottom of the page. Ignore the shortcut to “Local Plan” which provides access to previous examination documents.
  • 3. On the Planning and Development Page, the next step is to access “Planning Policy and the Local Plan”, followed by “Planning Policy Consultations”.
  • 4. The direct link to the Consultation page above can be found here
  • 5. The above page and link provides access to the consultation documentation listed at the top of the page.

Making Comments

  • 6. Comments can be made online here by registering for an account and creating a username and password for each individual respondent. Comments can then be added under the relevant section of the consultation document.
  • 7. The easiest means of commenting is via the paper form which can be downloaded here under the “supporting documents” tab.
  • 8. These can be completed and returned to Planning Policy, Planning and Development, P.O. Box 787, Harrogate, HG1 9RW via post or to planningpolicy@harrogate.gov.uk via email.

For further information and to view the planning application, visit www.flaxbypark.com or www.harrogate.gov.uk.

HEADLINES

ACCESSING AND COMMENTING ON HARROGATE’S LOCAL PLAN

AUG 2019

The consultation into Harrogate Borough’s Local Plan has started and anyone wanting to share their comments must do so by 16:30 on 6th September 2019…   <read more>

COUNCIL U-TURN ON OPPORTUNITY FOR NEW PARK AND RIDE STATION

JULY 2019

Plans to reopen Goldsborough Railway Station and create a much-needed park and ride facility for Harrogate have taken a step forward, with Harrogate Borough Council now acknowledging…   <read more>

FLAXBY PARK DEVELOPER CROWNED WITH OBE

JUNE 2019

The developer behind plans to transform a disused golf course close to Harrogate into an exciting and sustainable new community, has been recognised by The Queen, and awarded an OBE…   <read more>

COUNCILLOR REPRIEVED DESPITE MAKING FALSE ACCUSATIONS

MAY 2019

Flaxby Park Ltd has confirmed it will not make a formal complaint or instigate civil litigation against Councillor Rebeca Burnett after she made a series of defamatory statements against the development company…   <read more>

REVIEW OF LOCAL PLAN MUST BE INDEPENDENT, FAIR & TRANSPARENT

APRIL 2019

After Harrogate Borough Council was instructed to review its choice of location for a major new settlement, the developer behind plans for Flaxby Park is calling on the council to make its reassessment independent, fair and transparent…   <read more>

IT’S FULL STEAM AHEAD FOR FLAXBY DEVELOPER’S PARTNERSHIP WITH ALLERTON WASTE RECOVERY PARK

FEBRUARY 2019

The company behind plans to build 2,750 high quality homes, along with a retirement village, two primary schools, a health centre, sports facilities and a hotel at Flaxby, has revealed plans to use the energy generated…   <read more>

PLANS ON TRACK TO REOPEN RAILWAY STATION FOLLOWING BUILDING ACQUISITION

JANUARY 2019

Plans are on track to reopen a historic North Yorkshire railway station after the development company behind a major new village community at Flaxby, completed the acquisition of Goldsborough’s former station house.…   <read more>

SECOND SHOWCASING EVENT ATTRACTS SUPERB SUPPORT FOR FLAXBY DEVELOPMENT

NOVEMBER 2018

More than three quarters of people who attended the most recent showcasing event for plans to transform Flaxby’s disused golf course into a new sustainable community creating new homes…   <read more>

SECOND SHOWCASING EVENT PLANNED FOR POPULAR FLAXBY DEVELOPMENT

OCTOBER 2018

The developer behind Flaxby Park, which plans to transform Flaxby’s disused golf course into a new sustainable community creating new homes and jobs, is holding a second showcasing event…   <read more>

DEVELOPER SUBMITS FORMAL COMPLAINT ABOUT HARROGATE’S CABINET MEMBER FOR PLANNING

SEPTEMBER 2018

The development company planning to create a major new settlement on Flaxby’s disused golf course has submitted a formal complaint about Councillor Rebecca Reeve-Burnett…   <read more>

OVERWHELMING SUPPORT FOR MUCH-NEEDED NEW HOMES AT FLAXBY

SEPTEMBER 2018

Local business leaders, Harrogate Chamber of Commerce members and residents have all backed the plans to build 2,750 high quality homes along with a retirement village…   <read more>

EVENT WILL MAKE THE CASE FOR MUCH-NEEDED NEW HOMES AT FLAXBY PARK

SEPTEMBER 2018

The developer behind Flaxby Park, which plans to transform Flaxby’s disused golf course into a new sustainable community creating new homes and jobs, will be showcasing…   <read more>

OPEN LETTER URGES HARROGATE BOROUGH COUNCIL TO RECONSIDER PLANS FOR NEW SETTLEMENT

AUGUST 2018

One of the region’s most respected architects has written an open letter to Councillor Rebecca Burnett, Harrogate Borough Council Cabinet Member for Planning…   <read more>

RESPECTED ARCHITECT MICHAEL WILDBLOOD MBE MAKES THE CASE FOR FLAXBY

AUGUST 2018

I am regularly questioned by people who know that I have been involved in the master planning of the Flaxby new settlement proposals for the past two years…   <read more>

PLANS ARE ON TRACK TO REOPEN HISTORIC RAILWAY STATION NEAR KNARESBOROUGH

JUNE 2018

The company behind plans for a major new development at Flaxby is proposing to reopen Goldsborough Railway Station as a new park and ride station…   <read more>

FLAXBY PARK WILL SOLVE HARROGATE’S HOUSING SHORTAGE

MAY 2018

The company behind a major new development at Flaxby, believes it holds the key to unlock Harrogate Borough Council’s under delivery of new housing stock…   <read more>

DEVELOPMENT COMPANY UNVEILS ITS SELF-BUILD VISION FOR HARROGATE

JAN 2018

The transformation of a disused North Yorkshire golf club near Harrogate, into a new sustainable housing development, would offer self-builders…   <read more>

HARROGATE DEVELOPMENT TO DELIVER MAJOR ECONOMIC BENEFITS TO THE DISTRICT

DEC 2017

Transforming a disused golf course at Flaxby into a major new sustainable village community could support over 240 full time construction jobs…   <read more>

DEVELOPMENT COMPANY CHALLENGES COUNCIL’S LOCAL PLAN

DEC 2017

The company planning to transform a disused golf club into a new sustainable housing development…   <read more>

FLAXBY PARK LTD READY TO DELIVER HOMES AND MAJOR INVESTMENT FOR HARROGATE

NOV 2017

Plans to transform a disused golf course into an exciting and sustainable new community, with thousands…   <read more>

FLAXBY PARK REMAINS MOST SUSTAINABLE OPTION FOR HARROGATE LOCAL PLAN

JUNE 2017

The recent recommendation made by Harrogate Borough Council, on their preferred options for the council's…   <read more>

ARKENDALE VILLAGERS GIVEN CHANCE TO QUESTION PLANS FOR FLAXBY PARK

JUNE 2017

Flaxby Park representatives attended a meeting of Arkendale Parish Council on September 6 2016 to outline…   <read more>

LAND OPTION ACQUIRED TO ENSURE QUALITY OF DEVELOPMENT

MAY 2017

Flaxby Park Limited, the company planning to transform an abandoned North Yorkshire golf course into…   <read more>

CONSULTATION WILL BE KEY

APRIL 2016

Consultation with local people and their representatives will be key to the future development of the…   <read more>

BRIGHT NEW FUTURE FOR FLAXBY PARK

APRIL 2016

Ambitious plans have been unveiled to transform an abandoned golf course into a sustainable Yorkshire…   <read more>