Neighbourhood planning

Thorpe Neighbourhood Plan update

Thorpe Neighbourhood Plan was adopted on 30 June 2021.

In accordance with Regulation 20 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012, Runnymede Borough Council has formally 'made' (adopted) the Thorpe Neighbourhood Plan.  From the 30 June 2021 it will form part of the statutory development plan for Runnymede. The plan will be used alongside the Runnymede Local Plan 2030, Policy NRM6 of the South East Plan, Surrey County Minerals and Waste Plans to determine planning applications in the neighbourhood area.

The plan includes policies on a range of matters including site allocations, supporting the development of the Tasis School, house mix, design, heritage assets, green and blue infrastructure, local green space and community facilities.

The PDF icon to indicate a PDF file 2021 Thorpe Neighbourhood Plan Referendum result was that 471 voters were in favour of the plan, and 82 against. Therefore the plan has been approved.


There were a number of documents that were made available to view as part of the Referendum. These are listed below

PDF icon to indicate a PDF file Thorpe Neighbourhood Plan Information Statement

PDF icon to indicate a PDF file Thorpe Neighbourhood Plan Referendum Version - Final

PDF icon to indicate a PDF file Thorpe Neighbourhood Plan Examiners Report

PDF icon to indicate a PDF file Thorpe Neighbourhood Plan Representations summary

PDF icon to indicate a PDF file Decision Statement Regulation 18

PDF icon to indicate a PDF file General Information Town and Country Planning and Neighbourhood Plan

If you should have any questions please email the Planning Policy team at planningpolicy@runnymede.gov.uk or contact the Thorpe Neighbourhood Forum using the contact details at the bottom of this page.

The PDF icon to indicate a PDF file Notice of Poll has been produced by the elections team they will be managing the referendum. For further details on the referendum and elections www.runnymede.gov.uk/May2021elections