West Berkshire Council

Minerals and Waste Local Plan - Proposed Main Modifications

Details of the consultation on the Proposed Main Modifications to the Minerals and Waste Local Plan.

Following the publication of the pdf icon Inspector's Post Hearings Note [59kb], the Council are now seeking comments on the Proposed Main Modifications to the Minerals and Waste Local Plan.

The consultation will run from Monday 23 May until 5pm on Wednesday 6 July 2022

Comments directly relating to the appropriateness of the Proposed Main Modifications are invited. Please note that representations may only be made in relation to the Proposed Main Modifications and not on other parts of the MWLP. If you submitted representations on the Proposed Submission MWLP, the Inspector has already considered these during the examination and there is no need to make them again.

Comments can also be made on the updates to the SA/SEA (and relevant appendices) and on Examination Documents EXAM8 - 15 & 20 where relevant. In addition, the Habitats Regulation Assessment (HRA) has been updated in the light of Natural England advice on pdf icon Nutrient Neutrality [460kb], received on 16 March 2022 and comments are also invited on this.

Comments can be made online, via the Local Plan Consultation Portal, by email or by post using the response form below. 

Forms should be sent to:

  • by email to: mwdpd@westberks.gov.uk 
  • by post to: Minerals and Waste, Development and Regulation, West Berkshire Council, Market Street, Newbury, RG14 5LD

For the avoidance of doubt, comments can be supplied through the consultation process on any of the following consultation and examination documents:

Consultation Documents

All other background and supporting documents for the MWLP can be found on the Examination page

Additional Modifications

A number of additional modifications, regarding typos and factual changes, have also been made to the plan. These are not subject to consultation, but the schedule has been included for completeness and the changes are included in the Tracked Changes version of the plan.