Parish Council : Major Planning Application

A major planning application has been received. In summary;

Outline application for an urban extension consisting of circa 1600 dwellings; a new section of A43 dual carriageway road; up to 5.95ha of commercial land, including: a local centre (Use Classes A1/A3/A5/D1), assisted living/residential care home (Class C2), conversion of former agricultural buildings to a community hub (Classes D1/A3) and employment (Classes B1/B2/B8); a new 2-form entry primary school; public open space, including allotments and children’s play space; structural landscape planting; and associated infrastructure including drainage features and access (the roundabout, employment site and construction accesses into the site off the A43 being unreserved).

There are a range of documents on the DDC website planning pages for this application. The location and masterplan, along with the notification letter have been added to the Planning Applications page as an outline.

Comments must be with DDC by 16 February. The Parish Council will consider the application and Holcot’s response at their meeting on 3 February. If you will be attending the Parish Council meeting please advise Lisa (

Northamptonshire : New authorities

The Future Northants West website is now available.

In 2021 NCC and DDC (and all other borough and district councils) will cease to exist. Our new Unitary council will be Northamptonshire West, and this website is intended to keep us informed.

See the website here.