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Datchet Neighbourhood Plan 2022-2033: Submission Version Regulation 16 consultation

The Datchet Neighbourhood Plan Group has submitted a neighbourhood plan for the Datchet neighbourhood area. The plan aims to manage the development coming forward in the neighbourhood area to better reflect the wishes of the community and to take greater account of what makes the area special to the community. It sets out a number of objectives for the area and planning policies to guide future development to help determine planning applications in the area.

The Datchet Neighbourhood Plan 2022-2033 Submission Stage (Regulation 16) Consultation Version is now subject to consultation. The Regulation 16 "Submission" consultation commences on Monday 5 September and will run for six weeks until midnight on Monday 17 October 2022.

Where the plan can be inspected:

You can review the Datchet Neighbourhood Plan 2022-2033: Submission Version and supporting documents on our consultation portal and via the following links:

More information and supporting documents can also be found on the Datchet Neighbourhood Plan website.

Paper copies of the Datchet Neighbourhood Plan 2022-2033: Submission Version and the main supporting documents can also be viewed at the following locations during their usual opening hours: 

  • Datchet Library, Montagu House, 8 Horton Road
  • Datchet Parish Council Office, 1 Allen Way
  • The Bridge cafe, 24 The Green

How to make Representations

Comments or representations can be made in any of the following ways:

1.    Via our online portal at consultation portal

2.    By completing the representation form or in paper form from the locations listed above, then return it to us either:

       ⦁    By email to or

       ⦁    By post to Planning Policy, Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead, Town Hall, St Ives Road, Maidenhead, SL6 1RF

All representations must be received by the council by midnight on Monday 17 October.

Comments should only address whether or not the draft neighbourhood plan meets the four basic conditions and other legal requirements set out in planning law. These basic conditions are that plan must have regard to national policy, contribute to the achievement of sustainable development, be in general conformity with the strategic policies in the development plan, and be compatible with EU obligations.

Following the closure of the consultation, the draft Plan will be subject to an independent examination. All comments received in response to this consultation will be considered by an Examiner as part of the examination process.

Please note that responses must be attributable to named individuals or organisations. They will be available for public inspection on our Portal and website and cannot be treated as confidential. For further information on Data Protection, please see our Data protection policy.

Should you have any queries about the documents, or the consultation process please do not hesitate to contact us by emailing

Planning policy : Contact details

For further information, please contact us by:

Planning Policy - Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead
Town Hall, St Ives Road
Maidenhead SL6 1RF
Telephone: 01628 683810