This page gives a number of useful links if you want to find out more about neighbourhood planning and other information relevant to the planning.

National Planning Policy Framework

The National Planning Policy Framework sets out government’s planning policies for England and how these are expected to be applied, this includes those for neighbourhood planning:–2

Local Plans

Test Valley Borough Council establish the Local Plan for Test Valley which, together with the New Forest National Park Local Plan, provide the local planning framework for our neighbourhood plan.  This is the link to the Test Valley Local Plan:

And this is the link to the New Forest National Park Local Plan:

Neighbourhood Plans

For more specific information about the neighbourhood planning process see the Locality website:

Natural environment:

Hampshire Diversity Information Centre (HBIC) is a useful source for specific information about the local area, see:


For information about flooding and to view flood risk maps see Environment Agency website:

Historic buildings, parks and gardens

You can search register of protected historic buildings and also parks and gardens on the Historic England website: