Clarborough & Welham Community
near Retford, Bassetlaw
North Nottinghamshire
United Kingdom
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Primary responsibility for planning and building issues in our area reside with Bassetlaw District Council although our own Neighbourhood Plan has significant influence on Bassetlaw’s procedures.

Bassetlaw’s Draft Local Plan has now (January 2019) been published and a range of public consultations are scheduled for January-March. To read much more click here...

The draft plan consultation now has a closing date for responses on 10th March 2019.

There will be a consultation event in Clarborough Village Hall between 16:30 and 20:30 on Wednesday 27th February 2019 which is open to all. To summarise:

The draft plan is available in Libraries or electronically at

The Plan includes targets for growth in the number of houses and for businesses. We are part of Rural Bassetlaw.

The target for new houses by 2035 in Bassetlaw is 6630. 1777 of these are planned for Rural Bassetlaw.

There is a requirement for parishes to accommodate a minimum of 10% new houses on a baseline of their present housing stock. Our proposed target is 50 houses. We have 38 allocated in the Broad Gores development.

There is also an upper limit (target) of no more than 20% new houses.

The Parish Council will discuss how to reply to the consultation. Bassetlaw welcomes comment from all residents and businesses.

For the full range of Bassetlaw’s Planning Services, click here...

For a map of Bassetlaw District Council’s Development Boundary map for Clarborough & Hayton click here...

Action with Rural Communities in England (ACRE) Rural Evidence Project (December 2013) some snapshots of our community here... (a BIG file!)

Follow the development of Clarborough & Welham’s Neighbourhood Plan here...