Northampton Borough Council
Northampton Borough Council

An appeal was lodged with The Planning Inspectorate by the Homes & Communities Agency against the Council's refusal of the planning application.

The appeal was dealt with by Public Inquiry. Documents relating to the appeal can be viewed below.


Statement of Common Ground Landscape Issues NBC HCA(11.07 MB )
Statement of Case for the Council(433.19 KB)
Appellants Statement of Case(3.08 MB )
Statement of Common Ground NBC HCA(387.77 KB )
Hardingstone Parish Appeal Statement (8.81 MB)
Hardingstone Action Group Statement (132.43 KB)
Statement of Agreed Position Highways NBC HCA 1 May 2015(49.6 KB )
Appellants Statement of Agreed Position with NCC Transport and Access March 2015(618.05 KB )
Appellants Revised Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment LVIA May 2015(979.6 KB )
Appellants Revised LVIA Appendices Vol 1 May 2015 appendix 1-7(4.59 MB )
Appellants Revised LVIA Appendices Vol 1 May 2015 appendix 8(11.72 MB )
Appellants Revised LVIA Appendices Vol 1 May 2015 appendix 9-12(3.33 MB )
Appellants Revised LVIA Appendices Vol 2 May 2015(13.2 MB )
Appellants Highways Technical Note 1 17th April 2015(167.06 KB )
Appellants Highways Technical Note 2 May 2015(4.67 MB )
Appellants Planning Rebuttal(7.89 MB )
NBC Proof of Evidence Planning(376.63 KB )
NBC Proof of Evidence Highway Issues (584.81 KB )
NBC Proof of Evidence Highway Issues Appendices (8.79 MB )
NBC Proof of Evidence Landscape Summary (1.09 MB )
NBC Proof of Evidence Landscape Issues (280.13 KB )
NBC Proof of Evidence Landscape Issues Appendices (2.27 MB )
NBC Rebuttal Proof Landscape (2.42 MB)
Appellants Proof of Evidence Summary (215.13 KB )
Appellants Proof of Evidence Planning (980.56 KB )
Appendices to Planning Proof of Evidence: Gary Stephens (7.76 MB )
Appellants Proof of Evidence Appendices(6 MB )
Appellants Proof of Evidence Highway Issues(1021.42 KB )
Appellants Proof of Evidence Highway Issues App A-G(3.35 MB )
Appellants Proof of Evidence Highway Issues App H(11.79 MB )
Appellants Rebuttal Proof Highways (1.85 MB)
Appellants Rebuttal Proof Highways - Appendices (6.28 MB)
NBC Rebuttal Proof Highways (129 KB)
Appellants Proof of Evidence Landscape Summary(111.74 KB )
Appellants Proof of Evidence Landscape Issues(681.17 KB )
Appellants Proof of Evidence Landscape Issues Appendices(13.51 MB )
16 June 2015 - Opening Statement on behalf of NBC (56 KB)
16 June 2015 - Opening Statement on behalf of the Appellant (3.47 MB)
Section 106 Agreement (3.1 MB)
NBC Closing Statement (223 KB)
Appellant's Closing Statement (783 KB)
DCLG Appeal Decision 29 February 2016 (881 KB)

The appeal decision was re-issued on 14 April 2016 to take account of a correction made to Condition 17 of the decision. The associated Inspectorate letters and a corrected decision can be downloaded through the link below.


Secretary of State's Amended Appeal Decision - PINS Addendum Report(PDF 105KB)
Request for Decision correction(PDF 642KB)
DCLG corrected appeal letter (PDF 81KB)
DCLG Slip-Rule Letter concerning Hardingstone Condition 17 (PDF 31KB)

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