Standish Voice (external link) is a community group who have prepared a neighbourhood plan for Standish. The group was officially designated as the Neighbourhood Forum for Standish in May 2015 and has since been redesignated until 14th May 2025.
Neighbourhood Plan agreed at Referendum
Following a Neighbourhood Referendum on 18th July 2019, the Standish Neighbourhood Plan is now part of the development plan for the borough. This means that all planning applications within the Standish Neighbourhood Area need to agree with the plan, subject to other considerations.
The Neighbourhood Plan and the associated policies map can be viewed below:
A hard copy of the Neighbourhood Plan, the Policies Map and the Examiner's Report can be viewed at Standish Library.
The designated neighbourhood area is Standish:
The neighbourhood area was designated on 23rd April 2015.
Standish Voice was formally designated as the Neighbourhood Forum for Standish by the Cabinet on 14th May 2015. On 24th April 2020, Standish Voice was formally redesignated as the Neighbourhood Forum for a further five years until 14th May 2025.
Following this decision no other organisation or body may be designated for the neighbourhood area until the designation expires or is withdrawn.