Borough Wide Design Guide

Emerging supplementary planning documents (SPDs) form part of the Local Development Framework (LDF), expanding or adding detail to policies laid out in Development Plan Documents, or a saved policy from the existing development plan. In addition to SPDs the council can also produce non-statutory planning guidance. Details are also provided of other adopted and emerging policy documents.

Borough Wide Design Guide Consultation

The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is preparing a Borough Wide Design Guide which supports Local Plan policies by setting out in detail what the Council considers to be design excellence in the Royal Borough. The Design Guide will help guide a major step change improvement in the quality of new development and places created across the Royal Borough and provide guidance to council members, officers, developers and local communities on how to ensure future development has the required high quality and inclusive design to create beautiful places that function well.

The consultation will run from Thursday 14 March 2019 until 6pm on Thursday 25 April 2019.

Where the plan can be inspected:

You can review the Borough Design Guide and supporting documents on our consultation portal or by clicking on the following links:

Borough Wide Design Guide - Regulation 13 Consultation draft

Borough Wide Design Guide - SEA Screening documents

Paper copies of the Design Guide and the supporting documents can also be viewed at all local libraries and Parish Councils within the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead

How to Comment:

Comments can be made in the following ways:

Please download our Guide to using the Online Portal for further information.

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By email to:    [email protected]

By post to:      Planning Policy, The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, Town Hall, St Ives Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 1RF

Comments must be received no later than 6pm on Thursday 25 April 2019.

All comments received will be considered as part of the process for preparing the final document. We will be publishing a summary of all comments received on our website in due course as part of the consultation statement.

Please note that responses must be attributable to named individuals or organisations. For further information see our privacy notice

If you have any further enquiries, please contact Planning Policy on [email protected] or by telephone at 01628 796357.