Projects for Section 106 Funding

Bottesford Neighbourhood Plan

Projects for Section 106 Funding

In the course of the development of the draft Bottesford Neighbourhood Plan, a number of suggestions for improving the infrastructure, environmental and social amenities of the village have been identified, and these are listed below.

Some of these could form the basis of proposals for Section 106 agreement funding by developers in support of their planning applications. To be appropriate for this type of funding, projects must be scoped, defined and costed in detail, and some of the items in the list are too general to meet this criterion.

For example, item 6, ‘improved facilities for youth, sport and other interest groups’, is inadequate in itself, whereas specific proposals in this category, such as that for the refurbishment of the skateboard park by the developers of the Normanton Lane site, would be totally appropriate.

This topic is on the agenda for the next meeting of the Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group on 21st November 2017. In preparation for this discussion could you please review the list and:

·         Assign a priority/importance (high, medium or low) to each item.

·         Suggest further projects which could be added to the list

·         Suggest any specific projects within the more general categories.

Please e-mail your replies to by 21st November, and I will consolidate your responses prior to the meeting.


Bob Lockey


Agenda for 17 October 2017 and Minutes for 21 September 2017

Please find attached the minutes for the meeting held the 21 September 2017.

Our next meeting will be on Tuesday 17 October 2017 at The Old School House, Bottesford. Starts at 7.30pm. Everyone welcome.

Agenda SG mtg 17th October 2017Minutes SG mtg 21st September 2017

Minutes of meeting 23 Aug 2017

Dear all,
Please find attached the minutes of the last Steering Group. Also, please note that the next meeting is Thursday 21st September at 7.30 pm in the Old School rooms.
I am awaiting confirmation of some attendees and then I will distribute the agenda.
Richard Simon. Secretary Bottesford Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group

Steering Group Meeting Wed 23 Aug 2017 at 7.30pm in The Old School Rooms, Bottesford

Please find attached the agenda for the next Steering Group meeting on Wednesday 23 Aug 2017. This will start at 7.30pm and will be held in The Old School Rooms, Bottesford.

The draft minutes for the previous meeting are also attached.

All very welcome to attend the meeting.

Richard Simon. Chair of Bottesford Neighbourhood Plan Steering Committee.

Agenda SG mtg 23rd August 2017

Minutes SG mtg 25th July 2017 A

Steering Group Meeting Postponed

Hello all,

The Steering Group meeting this week is to be postponed and the planned agenda items will be taken forward to the next meeting, which will be after the General Election.

The main reasons for this postponement are:

Melton Borough Council have hit problems with their Local Plan, and at this moment we are not sure what will be the outcome. Since the Neighbourhood Plan for Bottesford Parish needs to reflect the Melton Local Plan there seems little point in meeting for the sake of it.

There have also been substantial changes at Melton Borough Council with a new leader and different people in key positions. Again we are unsure what impact that will have on the Plan and Bottesford.

You will be aware that the Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group and the Parish Council are objecting to the increased number of houses allocated to Bottesford in the Emerging Options proposals for the Melton Local Plan. This increase in houses has resulted in the number of building sites increasing from 2 (along with some small additional ‘windfall’ schemes) to 9 sites across the village.

We have therefore enlisted the help of Byron Rhodes, Borough Councilor for Long Clawson and Stathern and recently re-elected Leicestershire County Councillor for our area, to assist us in putting our case for reducing the housing allocation for Bottesford.

Dates for future Steering Group meetings will be notified shortly and we apologise for any inconvenience caused.


Richard Simon: Clerk to the Steering Group