Roman Road Bow
Neighbourhood Forum Redesignation
A consultation is being held on the re-designation of the Roman Road Bow Neighbourhood Forum between Thursday 17 November 2022 and Thursday 12 January 2023.
The application form and constitution can be found in this section. Please send all representations to email@example.com by 5pm on Thursday 12 January 2023.
Neighbourhood Plan Adoption
The Roman Road Bow Neighbourhood Plan was adopted by full council on the 16 November 2022.
It now forms part of the borough’s development plan and is a material planning consideration in any applications within the neighbourhood planning area (map is available under Neighbourhood Planning Area).
Neighbourhood Plan Referendum
A referendum on the Roman Road Bow Neighbourhood Plan took place on 13 October 2022. You can find out more on the referendum page.
Documents related to the neighbourhood plan referendum are available on this page.
The referendum question was:
Do you want the London Borough of Tower Hamlets to use the neighbourhood plan for the roman Road Bow Neighbourhood Planning Area to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?
70 per cent voted in favour of the neighbourhood plan.
View the information statement for the referendum. Information on the referendum can also be viewed on the council’s election webpages.
View the referendum version of the Roman Road Bow Neighbourhood Plan. The examiner’s report, consultation responses and other relevant documents can be viewed in the following section.
View the statement providing general information on town and country planning and confirming that the local authority is satisfied that the neighbourhood plan meets the basic conditions.
Neighbourhood Plan Examination
The final Examiner's Report on the Roman Road Bow Neighbourhood Plan has been received. This means the examination is complete
The consultation documents and consultation responses were considered by the independent examiner Jill Kingaby MRTPI. Her responses and recommended changes are available in the Examiner's Report.
The Examiner's Report and the final changes to the Neigbourhood Plan are being reviewed. This page will be updated with further information on next steps.
Regulation 16 Consultation | December 2021 - February 2022
The Roman Road Bow Neighbourhood Plan was submitted to the council on 15 October 2021.
On 24 November 2021, the Mayor in Cabinet agreed that the submission met the statutory requirements for neighbourhood plans, and should proceed to a Regulation 16 consultation and independent examination.
The Regulation 16 Consultation took place between 6 December 2021 and 7 February 2022. The consultation documents are available on this page.
The council prepared a screening exercise to determine whether the Spitalfields Neighbourhood Plan requires a full Strategic Environmental Assessment or Habitats Regulation Assessment.
It concluded that full assessments are not needed at this stage.
Regulation 14 consultation – March – April 2021
A Regulation 14 consultation on the Roman Road Bow Neighbourhood Plan was carried out between 15 March and 27 April 2021.
This consultation was organised by the Roman Road Bow Neighbourhood Forum. Due to the change to the boundary of the neighbourhood area, a second Regulation 14 consultation, also organised by the Forum, was held between 5 July and 15 August 2021.
Details of the consultations can be found on the Forum’s website.
Neighbourhood Planning Forum
The application to designate the Roman Road Bow Neighbourhood Planning Forum was approved on 16 August 2017 by the Mayor in a Mayoral Executive Decision.
Neighbourhood Planning Area
The application to designate the Roman Road Bow Neighbourhood Planning Area was approved on 6 February 2017 by the Mayor in a Mayoral Executive Decision.
In April 2021, as part of the Regulation 14 consultation on the Roman Road Bow Neighbourhood Plan, it was identified that the designated area contained a mistake – this error was corrected by the Mayor in Cabinet on 30 June 2021.
Please ensure that any responses or comments related to the Regulation 16 Consultation on the Neighbourhood Plan are sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Website address: Roman Road Neighbourhood plan
Facebook page: @romanroadbowneighbourhoodforum