Neighbourhood Plans

Wickersley Neighbourhood Plan

Status: Adopted as part of Rotherham's Development Plan

Following a successful Referendum, the Wickersley Neighbourhood Plan was 'made' by the Council on 25 May 2022 when it was adopted as part of Rotherham’s Development Plan.  

Read the Local Planning Authority decision statement

Adopted neighbourhood plan documents

The Decision Statement and the adopted Neighbourhood Plan Documents can be viewed at the following locations (during opening hours):

  • Wickersley Library and Neighbourhood Hub, 286 Bawtry Road, Wickersley, Rotherham, S66 1JJ
  • Riverside Library, Main Street, Rotherham, S60 1AE

Map of Wickersley Parish

Designation of neighbourhood area

Neighbourhood Area proposed: 19 September 2017

Read the application letter

Wickersley Parish Neighbourhood Area has been approved at the Cabinet and Commissioners' Decision Making Meeting 11 December 2017.

Wickersley Parish Neighbourhood Area Decision Letter (and Map) – 23 January 2018.

Read the decision letter

Submission of the draft neighbourhood plan

On 28 May 2021, Wickersley Parish Council submitted the Wickersley Neighbourhood Plan to Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council.

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The Council undertook consultation on the submission documents (as required by Regulation 16 of The Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended)) between 10 September to 25 October 2021. A statement of representations procedure was published setting out the documents submitted by the qualifying body, where they could be inspected, and how comments could be submitted.

Mr Christopher Collison BA (Hons), MBA, MRTPI, MIED, IHBC was appointed as Examiner to conduct the examination of the Maltby Neighbourhood Plan and to produce a Report with recommendations. The report of the Independent Examination was produced on 19 January 2022.

Read the Wickersley Neighbourhood Plan Examination Report

Read more information on the Wickersley Neighbourhood Plan Examination

The report of the Independent Examination of the Maltby Neighbourhood Plan was considered by the Local Planning Authority. All the recommendations of the independent examiner were accepted. The Local Planning Authority recommended that the Neighbourhood Plan should proceed to a Referendum based on the Neighbourhood Area as approved by the Council (Wickersley Parish boundary).

The Neighbourhood Planning Referendum was held on 5 May 2022 and more than half of those who voted have voted in favour of the Wickersley Neighbourhood Plan.

Read further details about the Wickersley Neighbourhood Planning Referendum