Poole Quays Forum Neighbourhood Plan

Poole Quays Forum Neighbourhood Plan was made on 21 February 2017.

Wards within the neighbourhood area: Hamworthy East (part) and Poole Town (part). View a map showing the boundary of the neighbourhood area.


The Neighbourhood Plan has been adopted.

Dates of each stage

The dates of each stage are:

  • Poole Quays Forum was established in 2012
  • Relevant body and neighbourhood area was designated on 9 July 2013
  • Regulation 14 draft plan submitted: 2 February 2015
  • Regulation 16 plan submitted: 21 March 2016
  • Plan sent for examination: 20 July 2016
  • Date of referendum: 2 February 2017
  • Date of adoption: 21 February 2017

More information can be found on the  Poole Quays Forum website.

Pre draft plan stage

Economy Overview and Scrutiny Committee recommendations were made on 6 June 2013. See minutes of the meeting.

It was agreed by Cabinet that the Poole Quays Forum is designated as a relevant body for the purposes of producing a Neighbourhood Plan. Cabinet also agreed the area boundary of the Neighbourhood Plan.

These were then approved by Cabinet on 9 July 2013.

Regulation 14 draft plan stage

Poole Quays Forum consulted on their draft Neighbourhood Plan.

The public consultation ran from 2 February 2015 to 14 March 2015.

See the consultation statement.

Regulation 16 plan stage

Poole Quays Forum Neighbourhood Plan initially submitted their Neighbourhood Plan to Borough of Poole on 21 March 2016. The plan was amended on 2 May and the consultation ran to 14 June 2016.

Neighbourhood Plan

Neighbourhood Plan Appendices

Appendix 6: Basic Conditions Statement

Consultation Statement

Consultation Statement Appendices

Summary of Representations submitted at Reg 16 Consultation

Strategic Environmental Assessment and Habitats Regulation Assessment screening report

Examination stage

The Poole Quays Forum Neighbourhood Plan was sent for examination on 20 July 2016.

The examiners report was received on 23 September 2016. See the Independent Examiners Report. See the councils Decision Statement.

Place Overview and Scrutiny Committee recommendations made on 8 November 2016 were approved by Councillors on 15 November 2016. It was also agreed that the modified plan should proceed to referendum. See the Place Overview and Scrutiny minutes, and the Full Council minutes.

Referendum stage

The referendum for voters within the Poole Quay Forum neighbourhood area was held on 2 February 2017. See the information statement, the information for voters, and results of the Poole Quays Forum referendum.

Adoption stage

The Poole Quays Forum Neighbourhood Plan was made on 21 February 2017. It now forms part of the Statutory Development Plan for Poole and must be taken into account as part of the decision making process when considering planning applications within the neighbourhood plan area.

See the Final Decision Statement, site noticeand the Council Report.

Contact details


01202 633321

Growth and Infrastructure
BCP Council
Civic Centre
BH15 2RU 

Page last updated: 08 July 2019
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