Covid-19 causes delay to SWDP Review

The completion of the review of the South Worcestershire Development Plan has been delayed due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. It was hoped that the document would be ready for public examination in early 2021, but lockdown restrictions have made it impossible to complete a number of… [Read More…]

The South Worcestershire Councils (SWC) i.e Malvern Hills, Worcester and Wychavon started a review of the SWDP in late 2017. This is in line with new Government requirements that local plans should be updated every five years, and therefore a revised SWDP is required by 2021. The review will provide an updated plan period to the year 2041. [Learn More…]

The South Worcestershire Development Plan (SWDP) was adopted and published on 25 February 2016. There followed a period of six weeks in which interested parties could have challenged the SWDP, or elements of it, in the High Court. The SWDP is an integral part of the Development Plan. [Learn More...]

The South Worcestershire Councils are also responsible for the production of a suite of other documents, including a number of Supplementary Planning Documents (SPDs) and Development Plan Documents (DPDs), the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL), Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) and Local Development Scheme (LDS). [Learn More...]