The Process

There are a number of stages to developing the GXplan but the most important one is to ensure that our community understands the process and significantly, contribute ideas and suggestions for the future direction of Gerrards Cross.

The Neighbourhood Plan Process

The Neighbourhood Plan Process

For more information :

Our Timeline

Timeline

2020
2020

27th April 2021

Draft Plan circulated to Steering Group for review and discussion

2020

1st April 2021

Steering Group Meeting held on Zoom at 6.30pm
Discussions and updates in respect of:
Call for Sites – assessments and final agreed sites
Housing Design Guide to be discussed and finalised and a grant is available to help with this
Community Assets discussed and reviewed including the process
Heritage Assets to be listed and agreed
Doctor Surgery is more complex than merely finding suitable premises
After so much time it was agreed that the Steering Group must urgently review an up-to-date Draft Plan

2020

January 2021/ February 2021

GXPlan website under review; updates to include Survey results and removal of ‘Call for Site’ page.

2020

December 2020/ January 2021

All site submissions passed to the Steering Group for review, once all agreed put forward for suitability assessment.

2020

1st -30th November 2020

Call for Sites
An informal invitation to landowners and developers to propose sites, within the parish which might be appropriate for development. This invitation was delivered to each household and business in Gerrards Cross via Gerrards Cross Town Council newsletter – VOICE – November 2020 edition. Submissions by email via the GXPlan website.

2020

23rd July 2020

Steering Group Meeting held on Zoom at 6.30pm
Housing Needs Assessment report discussed
Fresh Sites identified and put forward for assessment

2020

1st June 2020

Received Housing Needs Assessment Report from AECOM for Group review
Local Plan Examination response received and circulated to Steering Group

2020

6th May 2020

Received Chiltern and South Bucks Settlement Capacity Study updated January’s 2020 and commissioned
AECOM to provide a Housing Needs Assessment for GX

2020

Tuesday 18th February 2020

Sub – Meeting
Call for Sites – to identify possible sites for assessing /submission.

2020

16th February 2020

Letter sent to the Programme Officer for the Local Plan Examination; to inform the Independent Examiner of the Chiltern and South Bucks Local Plan that Gerrards Cross is in the process of creating its Neighbourhood Plan and that there are concerning issues we are seeking to address in that Plan

2020

Tuesday 11th February 2020

Steering Group Meeting at The Memorial Centre
Results of Under 18’s and 18-50’s received, discussed and ready for inclusion into Draft Plan
Updated Housing Needs Assessment for Gerrards Cross to be requested via LOCALITY

2020

October 2019 – January 2020

Missing age group surveys were carried out during this time
Photographs for GXPlan taken, reviewed and stored
Draft Plan being worked on

2020

17th September 2019

Steering Group Meeting 7.30pm at Memorial Centre.
Presentation by Co-mute, a subscription based community transport service.
Youth Survey – refine and approve. Discussion on how to distribute.
18-50 Survey – refine and approve. Discussion on how to distribute.
Call for sites – explained and sites discussed and identified, standard letter to be reviewed.

2020

2nd July 2019

Steering Group Meeting 7.30pm at Memorial Centre.

Discussions and actions:
Emerging Local Plan – highlight any possible ‘stand out’ areas which may negatively impact our Neighbourhood Plan and determine next moves.
Review/comment on draft Neighbourhood Plan recently circulated along with required actions.
Revisit and discuss requirement to engage with GX younger people so as to gain full range of opinions not achieved with questionnaire.

2020

7th June 2019

Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group made aware of Emerging Chiltern and South Bucks Local Plan public consultation – Start 7th June for 6 weeks.

2020

2nd May 2019

Draft Plan circulated to Steering Group for review.

2020

19th March 2019

Steering Group Meeting 7.30pm at Memorial Centre.
Questionnaire results analysed and discussed.
All policies reviewed and next actions discussed and delegated.
Photographs and maps needed.

2020

13th February 2019

Rotary Club of Misbourne Matins, meeting at The Bull Hotel, Gerrards Cross
at 07.30 – 08.30 Speaker – Diane Holden – Creating a Neighbourhood Plan for Gerrards Cross

2020

5th February 2019

Steering Group Meeting 7.30pm at Memorial Centre.
Questionnaire results reviewed. 419 completed representing just over 5% residents, 150 completed on-line.
Next steps/action: gaps identified in younger age groups, follow-up engagements planned; questionnaire results to be matched to the draft policies in our Plan.

2020

21st January 2019

Gerrards Cross Town Council – Full Council Meeting. Memorial Centre 7.30pm
Prize Draw – 3 cash prize winners announced.
Results of number of completed questionnaires – 419.

2020

7th December 2018

Deadline for receipt of completed questionnaires, online version closed.

2020

5th December 2018

Gerrards Cross Christmas Festival 6-8pm.
Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group volunteers handed out more questionnaires during the evening throughout the Town.

2020

22nd November 2018

Steering Group Meeting 7.30pm at Memorial Centre.
Final printed questionnaire received and delivered one per household w/c 12th November- approx 3500 – deadline for completion and return 7th December 2018, with 3 Cash Prizes via random draw. Further paper copies available from various places throughout the Town and online version via GXplan.co.uk website, similarly drop off points for completed questionnaires available.

2020

2nd October 2018

Steering Group Meeting 7.30pm at Memorial Centre. Review of 2nd Draft Questionnaire was agreed with some changes which were actioned. It was agreed that each household will receive one questionnaire delivered with the VOICE magazine w/c 12th November, deadline for completion and return 7th December 2018.

2020

3rd July 2018

Steering Group Meeting 7.30pm at Memorial Centre. Review of 2nd Draft Plan and review and changes recommended to 1st Draft Questionnaire plus suggestion for a questionnaire specifically for businesses.
2020

15th May 2018

Steering Group Meeting 7.30pm at Memorial Centre. Reports from sub-groups meetings and review of draft plan.

2020

3rd April 2018

Steering Group Meeting 7.30pm at Memorial Centre.

Policy Working Groups formed to cover the Objective areas of : Town Centre, Housing, Traffic & Transport, Environment & Leisure, Community & Health.

2020

18th January 2018

Steering Group Meeting. 17 Policies identified. These will form a rough draft plan for discussion at the next meeting.7pm Memorial Centre.

2020

6th December 2017

Stand at Gerrards Cross Christmas Fair 5.30-8pm

2020

22nd November 2017

Steering Group Meeting
Community Event analysis and Theme sub groups formed. 7pm Memorial Centre

2020

21st November 2017

GXplan website launch

2020

11th November 2017

11th November 2017

Community Drop in Event
Guide Hall
10.30-16.30

2020

7th November 2017

Email invitations sent to residents.

2020

1st November 2017

Distribution of Information Leaflet and Invitation to Households and Businesses in Gerrards Cross

Quantity: 3400 approx.

2020

25th October 2017

Steering Group Meeting
Event preparation
7pm Memorial Centre

2020

21st & 28th October 2017

Waitrose Publicity Days
Information Leaflets distributed to residents

2020

14th October 2017

Tesco Community Information Event Information Leaflets distributed to residents

Quantity : 1500 approx

2020

21st September 2017

Steering Group Meeting
Update Vision and Objectives
Community event discussions
7pm Memorial Centre

2020

7th September 2017

Start to build website

2020

22nd August 2017

Steering Group Meeting
Ongoing process discussions
Plan for Community Event
7pm. Memorial Centre

2020

12th July 2017

Steering Group Meeting
Draft Vision and Objectives discussions
Sub group to produce logo, leaflets etc report
Community Event agreed for 11th November
7pm Memorial Centre

2020

16th June 2017

Steering Group Meeting
Progress Plan
7pm. Memorial Centre

2020

7th June 2017

Community Engagement
Steering Group had a stand at The Gerrards Cross Summer Festival
Wednesday 7th June 2017

2020

19th May 2017

Steering Group Meeting
Prepare SWOT analysis, Vision & Logo
7pm Memorial Centre

2020

25th April 2017

First Meeting of Resident lead Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group to appoint Chairperson, Vice Chairperson, Treasurer and Secretary and expand ideas
6.30pm Memorial Centre

2020

25th March 2017

Gerrards Cross Town Council agreed to pass to the Steering Group the main work of determining the Neighbourhood Plan issues

2020

21st March 2017

1st Meeting of newly formed Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group
7pm Memorial Centre

2020

1st March 2017

Gerrards Cross Town Council Invite Residents to a Public Meeting to form a Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group
7pm Youth Centre

2020

1st February 2017

Gerrards Cross Town Council Invite Residents to a Neighbourhood Plan Public Meeting to Launch Process
7.30pm at The Memorial Centre

© 2021 GX Plan. Supported by Gerrards Cross Town Council. All Rights Reserved
BUILD: WEBFX