Sturton Ward Neighbourhood Plan


The initial Sturton Ward Neighbourhood Plan was formally 'made' by Bassetlaw District Council following the Referendum held on 11 February 2016. Work to review the Neighbourhood Plan commenced in 2018, including an updated and enhanced evidence base, and the inclusion of site-specific housing allocations, as detailed below. 

Stage Initial Plan Review
Neighbourhood Area Designated 4 April 2012 N/A
Pre-Submission Draft Plan Published 23 February 2015 22 June 2020
Final Plan Submitted 3 August 2015 18 March 2021 
Examiner's Report Approved 2 December 2015  
Referendum 11 February 2016  


Regulation 16 Consultation: May 2021

The Sturton Ward Neighbourhood Plan (Review) has been formally submitted to Bassetlaw District Council in accordance with Regulation 15 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012. Bassetlaw District Council is now consulting interested parties on this submission, in accordance with Regulation 16 of the same regulations for a six week period. The Plan and supporting documents are available from the Supporting Documents section below. 

The consultation commenced on Friday 7 May 2021 and closes at 5pm on Friday 18 June 2021. All representations on the Submission Neighbourhood Plan should be made in writing (either by email or letter) and sent to:


Post:     Neighbourhood Planning, Bassetlaw District Council, Queen's Buildings, Potter Street, Worksop, S80 2AH 

Next Steps

Once the consultation has closed, all representation(s) received will be collated and provided to an independent examiner who will examine the Plan and representations in accordance with the relevant Neighbourhood Plan Regulations. When completed, the examiner will produce an ‘’Examination Report’’ that will identify any proposed modifications to the Neighbourhood Plan. The examiner will also recommend whether they feel the Plan should proceed to a public referendum. If you would like to be notified of the outcome of the examination process, please include an indication to this effect as part of your representation.

Data Protection

Under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 (GDPR) and Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA) Bassetlaw District Council, Queen’s Building, Potter Street, Worksop, Notts, S80 2AH is a Data Controller for the information it holds about you. The Council will hold the personal information provided by you for the purpose of the Sturton Ward Neighbourhood Plan (Review) and any response you provide will be published at the end of the consultation and/or shared with third parties, but with personal details removed. The lawful basis under which the Council uses personal data for this purpose is consent. For more information about how the Council may use your data and to learn more about your rights please see the Council’s Privacy Statement at

Supporting Documents

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'Made' Neighbourhood Plan (February 2016)

Review: Pre-Submission Draft Stage (June 2020)

Review: Submission Stage (May 2021)

Last Updated on Friday, May 7, 2021