Getting involved

Details of the Local Plan documents currently being consulted on by Knowsley Council are listed below.

Consultation on Knowsley Lane SUE Draft Supplementary Planning Document
 

The Council is holding a six week public consultation on the draft SPD, running from Thursday 13 April 2017 to 5pm on Thursday 25 May 2017

The draft Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) has been produced by Knowsley Council, to guide the development of this site as a Sustainable Urban Extension. The SPD:
 

  • Sets a vision and objectives for the comprehensive, high-quality development of the site,
  • Identifies the opportunities and constraints affecting the site;
  • Sets a land use framework which identifies locations for new residential and commercial development;
  • Establishes requirements for a site-wide design framework; and
  • Sets out requirements for planning applications, and the delivery of new development, including infrastructure provision.
     

The draft SPD, along with other supporting documents, can be viewed online here
 
The documents are accompanied by a form which you can download and fill out with your response – you can also see the Spatial Framework diagram from the SPD and use the online comments box there to submit your response*.
 
*Please note that personal information provided as part of a representation cannot be treated as confidential, as the Council is required to make representations available for public inspection.  However in compliance with the Data Protection Act, the personal information you provide will only be used by the Council for the purposes of preparing the Council’s Local Plan and supporting documents.
All responses received will be considered, and if necessary changes made to the draft SPD; Knowsley Council will then decide if it should be adopted and used to determine planning applications for development within the area.

Drop in event

The Council will be holding a public drop-in event where Council officers will be on hand to answer your questions about the draft Supplementary Planning Document. This event will be on:
 

  • Wednesday 3 May 2017, between 3.30pm and 8.00pm, at Knowsley Lane Primary School, Knowsley Lane, Huyton, L36 8DB


Hard copies of the draft Knowsley Lane SPD and supporting documents can be found at all Knowsley Council libraries and One Stop Shops during normal opening hours (see Knowsley Council website for up-to-date details), during the consultation period.
 
If you wish to submit a handwritten response, you can print out the form available online or pick up a form at Knowsley Council libraries and One Stop Shops.  These can be posted to us at the address below.

Email: localplan@knowsley.gov.uk
Post:   Knowsley Lane Consultation, Knowsley Council, Ground Floor, Yorkon Building, Huyton, L36 9FB
(note that this is not a freepost address – postage will be required)
 
Responses must be made in writing either by letter, email or via the online comment form and must reach us by 5pm on Thursday 25 May 2017.

Further information can be obtained by contacting the Local Plan team on 0151 443 2326.

Consultation on Draft Halsnead Masterplan Supplementary Planning Document - NOW CLOSED

A draft Masterplan Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) has been produced by Knowsley Council, supported by consultants Turley and Mott MacDonald, with the purpose of guiding the comprehensive development of South of Whiston and Land South of the M62 as a Sustainable Urban Extension (SUE). The site is now being referred to as “Halsnead”, recognising that much of the land within it was formally the Halsnead Park Estate.
 
The draft Halsnead Masterplan SPD:

  • Sets a strategy for comprehensively developing the site as a sustainable and high quality “garden village”;
  • Identifies the main issues and opportunities of the site and its location;
  • Sets a clear land use framework, including for new residential and commercial development, along with a new primary school and extensive green and open spaces;
  • Establishes design principles for all parts of the site; and
  • Provides information relating to implementation and delivery of new development, including infrastructure provision.

  
The Council carried out six weeks of public consultation on the draft Halsnead Masterplan SPD, running from Thursday 12 January to 5pm on Thursday 23 February 2017. You can review copies of the documents used for the consultation here. The Council is now preparing a Report of Consultation, and finalising the Halsnead Masterplan SPD for adoption later this year.

Further information on the consultation can be obtained by contacting the Council’s Local Plan Team:

  • Email: localplan@knowsley.gov.uk
  • Telephone: 0151 443 2326
  • Post: Local Plan Team, Knowsley Council, Ground Floor, Yorkon Building, Huyton, Merseyside, L36 9FB (postage required)

 

Local Plan Consultation Database

If you would like to be added to our current database and wish to be informed of future Local Plan consultations .
You can register your details by contacting us at: .

  • Email: localplan@knowsley.gov.uk
  • Telephone: 0151 443 2326
  • Post: Local Plan Team, Knowsley Council, Ground Floor, Yorkon Building, Huyton, Merseyside, L36 9FB (postage required)



Should you require information about any of the previous consultations please contact the Local Plan Team on 0151 443 2326.

If you would like to be kept informed of any new consultation events please send your details to localplan@knowsley.gov.uk and they will added to our consultation database. Alternatively you can call the team on 0151 443 2326.