Submitted Neighbourhood Plan Consultation

8 April 2022 to 5pm on Friday 20 May 2022

Under Regulation 15 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012, Leigh and Bransford Parish Council submitted the draft Leigh and Bransford Neighbourhood Plan to Malvern Hills District Council on 9 March 2022.

In accordance with Regulation 16, Malvern Hills District Council is undertaking a public consultation from Friday 8 April until 5pm on Friday 20 May 2022, during which interested parties are invited to make comments on the draft Leigh and Bransford Neighbourhood Plan.

The submitted documentation includes:

  • the proposed Neighbourhood Plan
  • a map, forming part of the above Plan, identifying the area to which the proposed Neighbourhood Plan relates
  • a Consultation Statement explaining who was consulted, and how consultation comments have been addressed
  • a Basic Conditions Statement explaining how the proposed Neighbourhood Plan meets the requirements set out in legislation and environmental matters.

To view the submitted Leigh and Bransford Neighbourhood Plan and supporting documents, please follow the links below:

Paper copies of the draft Leigh and Bransford Neighbourhood Plan are available at the Leigh Sinton Post Office and the Fold Farm Shop, Bransford or obtained on request from Malvern Hills District Council at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or telephone 01684 862370.

If you wish to comment on any part of the Leigh and Bransford Neighbourhood Plan please submit a response form.

Response form (opens in Jot Forms in a new window)

Alternatively a form can be downloaded and posted or emailed back to us:

document Download the Leigh and Bransford Neighbourhood consultation response form (76 KB)

Comments on the draft Leigh and Bransford Neighbourhood Plan should be sent to Malvern Hills District Council by 5pm on Friday 20 May 2022.

Comments can be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or sent by post to Planning Policy at Malvern Hills District Council, Planning Services, The Council House, Avenue Road, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR14 3AF.

It is the responsibility of Malvern Hills District Council to collate all the responses and forward them on to an independent examiner, who will consider the responses and the Plan documents when assessing whether the Neighbourhood Plan meets the relevant legislation and can therefore proceed to referendum.

Draft Neighbourhood Plan Consultation - 3 September to 15 October 2021

In accordance with Regulation 14 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012, Leigh and Bransford Parish Council consulted upon their draft Neighbourhood Plan from 3 September until 15 October 2021. 

Neighbourhood Area Application - Approved 24 September 2013

Following an application made by the Parish Council in May 2013, the District Council held a six-week consultation, which closed on 28 June 2013. The District Council designated the parishes of Leigh and Bransford as a Neighbourhood Area, under Regulation 7 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 on 24 September 2013.

Map of Leigh and Bransford designated area