Neighbourhood Plan

The Parish Council have set up a working group to assit in creating a Neighbourhood Plan for Canewdon.  The group meets on a monthly basis and has representatives from:

Canewdon Parish Council

Canewdon Community Association

Canewdon Educational Trust

Canewdon Womens Institute

Canewdon Horticultural Society

Canewdon Scouts

Terms of Reference


Public meetings are held regularly in the Village Hall to engage with the local community in order to help shape the plan. 

Public meetings for 2018

Friday 16th February 2018 at 7.30pm

Friday 13th April 2018 at 7.30pm

Friday 15th June 2018 at 7.30pm

Friday 10th August 2018 at 7.30pm

Friday 12th October 2018 at 7.30pm

Friday 14th December 2018 at 7.30pm




During the summer of 2017 a residents questionnaire was delivered to every household in the parish.  The questionnaire assisted in creating the vision and objecties for the Neighbourhood Plan.  These can be viewed by clicking on the documents below:

Residents survey results

Neighbourhood Plan Vision

Neighbourhood Plan objectives




Neighbourhood Plan Area

Click here to view the application to Rochford District Council to designate the Neighbourhood Area.

Click here to view a map of the Neighbourhood Area.


Steering Group Meeting Notes

Meeting dated 23rd March 2016

Meeting dated 27th April 2016

Meeting dated 25th May 2016

Meeting dated 22nd June 2016

Meeting dated 26th July 2016

Meeting dated 24th August 2016

Meeting dated 26th October 2016

Meeting dated 23rd November 2016

Meeting dated 25th January 2017

Meeting dated 26th April 2017

Meeting dated 24th May 2017

Meeting dated 23rd August 2017

Meeting dated 27th September 2017

Meeting dated 22nd November 2017

Meeting dated 24th January 2018

Meeting dated 25th April 2018

Meeting dated 25th July 2018

Meeting dated 22nd August 2018



April 2016

June 2016

October 2017

October 2018

November 2018


Evidence Base

Community Profile

Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) Analysis

Key Contacts

Communication Strategy


Grant Funding

Groundwork UK grant spending - November 2016 to March 2017