All you need to know about SHLAA’s

SHLAA (Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment) is a definition that is used within the DDPD (Delivery Development Plan Document). This document which is updated annually includes potential areas for housing development.There are several SHLAA sites in Prestwood, the Glebe being one of them. The DDPD is updated and owned by Chiltern District Council. Following some … Continue reading All you need to know about SHLAA’s

CDC’s Emerging Local Plan

On 20 January, Graham Winwright, CDC’s Planning Policy Manager, unveiled the next stage of the Emerging Local Plan for Chilterns & South Bucks 2014-2036 and PVA went along to find out more.    His presentation can be seen here. To catch up from the beginning see previous articles, 13 January, 12 February 2015,  Emerging Chiltern & South … Continue reading CDC’s Emerging Local Plan

Latest on emerging Local Plan public consultation

Closing date for responses to be received by Chiltern District Council is 5pm on Friday 6th March 2015 PVA was represented at a “limited-attendance-due-to-space” meeting hosted by GMPC’s Planning Committee at the parish office last night (12th February).  Here’s a brief update to encourage you to input to Chiltern District Council’s first public consultation on … Continue reading Latest on emerging Local Plan public consultation

Latest Position on DDPD

The examination in public of the Chiltern Delivery Development Plan Document (Delivery DPD) has been suspended for up to six months (ie.12th May 2015).  Chiltern District Council (CDC) is now in receipt of the Planning Inspector’s letter outlining his reasons for suspension, as below:  Letter from the Inspector – Examination of DDPD Suspension (24th November 2014) … Continue reading Latest Position on DDPD

Chiltern District Council’s Local Plan

UPDATE 3 August 2014:  More information on the Green Belt Review….. Under Policies & Reports on this website, you’ll find the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF).   This will hopefully assist you in understanding more fully Chiltern District Council’s plans to review the Green Belt, now up until 2036. Under the NPPF (para 79), the … Continue reading Chiltern District Council’s Local Plan

PVA Chairman’s Report 15 April 2014

It is my pleasure to present the first annual chairman’s report of the Prestwood Village Association (PVA). Thank you all for coming to our AGM and supporting PVA. We are very pleased that many of our local councillors have given up their valuable time too to join us. Our Chiltern District councillors Mark Cunnane and … Continue reading PVA Chairman’s Report 15 April 2014

Very important – DDPD update – the next stage

Chiltern District Council’s Delivery Development Plan Document (DDPD) Great Missenden Parish Council (GMPC) is holding three public meetings to provide information on the latest draft and give you the opportunity to have your say and input to the feedback. These have now been confirmed as: Tuesday March 4th – Prestwood Village Hall – 7.30pm Wednesday … Continue reading Very important – DDPD update – the next stage

Land Redevelopment in Prestwood

New Homes Required within Prestwood Control of development (i.e. the built environment) within Prestwood is achieved through a Chiltern District Council development plan, known in officialdom as the Delivery Development Plan Document (DDPD).  The DDPD, a 150 page document which is currently in draft and was last the subject of a public consultation in 2013,  … Continue reading Land Redevelopment in Prestwood

Glossary of Terms

Organisations BCC – Bucks County Council CDC – Chiltern District Council GMPC – Great Missenden Parish Council NAG – Neighbourhood Action Group NHW – Neighbourhood Watch PVA  – Prestwood Village Association TVP – Thames Valley Police   Planning Terms and Abbreviations (With thanks to Mike Johnstone version 16 04 2013) VDS – Village Design Statement Affordable … Continue reading Glossary of Terms


Policies & Reports Below are links to some policies which  relate to the planning of developments in the Chilterns and will inform the shaping of Prestwood in the future. If there is something that you would like to see here which is currently missing, please contact us Please note that some of these documents are … Continue reading Resources

Reference Links

We have assembled several sections with information about aspects of life in Prestwood which may be of interest depending on what you are looking for. Many of these cover specialised topics that may be relevant to only some of the community. Generally the information is not published elsewhere on the internet. The section about Approved … Continue reading Reference Links