On this page you will find details of publicly available documents relating to the development of the Upton Bishop Neighbourhood Development Plan.

Herefordshire Council Core Strategy

Herefordshire Council’s Core Strategy is a very important part of the Local Plan because it shapes future development and sets the overall strategic planning framework for the county. The Core Strategy needs to balance environmental issues with economic and social needs and ensure that development is
sustainable and does not cause irreversible harm to important resources and features. It sets a vision, closely aligned with the Herefordshire Sustainable Community Strategy, June 2010, as to how the county should look and function and how development needs will be met up to 2031.

The Core Strategy does not allocate land directly, but proposes broad strategic directions for growth in sustainable locations. A Hereford Area Plan and other Development Plan Documents (DPD) and Neighbourhood Development Plans (NDP) are proposed to follow the Core Strategy and will allocate large, medium and small sites to meet the identified development requirements for the county.