Planning for the future news
Public views sought on Hardingstone Bike Park proposals
Northampton Borough Council is inviting the public to have their say on its bid to fund a world-class bike park in the town.
Council buys former M&S building in Abington Street
We have bought the former Marks and Spencer building in Abington Street for £1.45 million as part of Northampton Forward’s ongoing Town Centre Masterplan.
Public consultation now open on Northampton Local Plan
Northampton Borough Council has launched the latest consultation on its Local Plan Part 2 and is urging residents of the borough to consider responding.
Have a say over new parking arrangement proposals
Northampton Borough Council is set to consult on updated planning guidance for parking arrangements within new developments.
Give your views on specialist housing guidance
Northampton Borough Council is set to consult on standards for new build specialist housing, including housing for older people and those with disabilities.
Northampton invited to submit detailed bid for Government high streets fund
The Government has today announced that Northampton has been shortlisted to submit a detailed bid for support from its Future High Streets Fund.
HMO cap could be tightened in Northampton
A cap on the number of Homes in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) in parts of Northampton could be tightened following a Loughborough University study.
Retail and leisure study published to inform Local Plan
Northampton Borough Council has just published its retail and leisure study which will form an important part of its Local Plan part II.
Change of plan on new homes at Dallington
New locations have been chosen for 100 new council homes so Northampton Borough Council can deliver them more quickly.
Ground investigations take place at Greyfriars site in Northampton
The delivery of the Greyfriars site in Northampton town centre has moved one step closer as on-site ground investigations begin.
Lease extension requests show vote of confidence in the future of Northampton
Northampton Borough Council will be considering extensions to the leases of two businesses in Northampton, during an upcoming Cabinet meeting on Wednesday 19 October.
Have your say: Growing Together Neighbourhood Plan consultation
Proposals for the Growing Together Neighbourhood Plan (GTNP) have been released and are now subject to an 8 week consultation to allow feedback from residents, businesses and other stakeholder groups.