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Planning and Parish Plan

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Planning applications

The latest planning applications can be viewed on the Shropshire Council Online Planning Register, enter 'Abdon' (or your local area) in the search.  Planning Register:

Or visit the Planning Tracker on this website for local applications.

If you have any concerns or comments on recent planning applications, please advise Parish Clerk Wendy Richards, or Shropshire Council. 

New Planning Applications and Decisions:

20th October - New Planning Application. 

21/04492/FUL | Erection of rural workers dwelling; installation of package treatment plant and change of use from agricultural to mixed agricultural and equine use (amended description) | Proposed Rural Workers Dwelling At Hunters View, Brookhampton, Shropshire.

13th October - New planning application. 

Reference:  21/04733/VAR  (validated: 01/10/2021)
Address:  Redstart Barn, Brookhampton, Shropshire, TF13 6LN
Proposal:  Variation of Condition No.2 (approved plans) attached to planning permission 18/02847/FUL dated 14.08.18
Applicant: Mr Dobson (Redstart Barn, Brookhampton, Much Wenlock, Shropshire, TF13 6LN) 
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5th August - Planning Decision

Reference:  21/02248/FUL  (validated: 25/05/2021)
Address:  Cartway Cottage, Woodbank, Abdon, Craven Arms, Shropshire, SY7 9HX
Proposal:  Erection of a three bay detached garage to include change of use of land to domestic curtilage
Decision:  Withdrawn
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28th July - New Planning Application. 

Ref: 21/02656/FUL 

Address:  Highcroft Cottage, Abdon, Craven Arms, Shropshire, SY7 9HX. 

Proposal:  Erection of single storey extension following demolition of existing conservatory and first floor extension to increase eaves height over existing kitchen. 

Applicant: Mr Michael Whalley. 

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22nd March 2021

Reference:  20/05219/FUL  (validated: 23/12/2020)
Address:  Proposed Barn Conversion Adj 4 Brookhampton, Holdgate, Shropshire
Proposal:  Conversion of barn to form one dwelling; erection of detached, part open fronted double garage; formation of vehicular access with visibility splay and installation of gates; installation of package treatment plant (resubmission)
Decision:  Grant Permission

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5th February 2021:

Reference:  21/00343/LBC  (validated: 02/02/2021)
Address:  The Old Stables, Upper Abdon Farm, Abdon, Craven Arms, Shropshire, SY7 9HZ
Proposal:  Works to facilitate the conversion and extension of former stables to form two dwellings (revised scheme) to include formation of first floor in roofspace
Applicant: Mr Banks (C/O Agent)

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3rd February 2021:

Reference:  21/00342/VAR  (validated: 25/01/2021)
Address:  The Old Stables, Upper Abdon Farm, Abdon, Craven Arms, Shropshire, SY7 9HZ
Proposal:  Variation of Condition no.2 (approved plans) pursuant of 19/01946/FUL to allow for changes in design, internal layout including formation of first floor and erection of single storey extension
Applicant: Mr Banks (C/O AGENT)

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Abdon and Heath Light Parish Plan

At the end of 2014 and the start of 2015, at the request of Shropshire Council, Abdon and Heath Parish Councillors undertook to prepare and complete a Light Parish Plan.

A questionnaire was prepared and circulated to all dwellings in the parish. 174 questionnaires were delivered and 71% were completed.

The information will help the Parish Council and local organisations in taking decisions in the future. The Light Parish Plan is a guide only for decision making and many of the suggestions could only come about with considerable input and effort by volunteers. Shropshire Council will incorporate our Light Parish Plan into their overall plans for the county.

The summary leaflet and analysis of the questionnaire are attached below. 

The summary leaflet has been delivered by hand to all the properties covered by the Parish Council.