Planning 2026

Planning 2026


planning_2026_logoSite Allocation Document.

Find out more about the allocation of sites across Walsall.

evidence-logo-buttonEvidence.

View the evidence we are using to prepare plans.

aap-logo-buttonTown Centre Area Action Plan.

Find out more about the plan for Walsall Town Centre.

delivery-logo-buttonDelivery and Viability.

View funding streams and delivery mechanisms.

cfs-logo-buttonCall for Sites.

View the sites submitted to the Council by Landowners.

representations-logo-buttonRepresentations.

View representations made on our consultations.

Community Infrastructure Levy

Community Infrastructure Levy.

View the consultation documents for CIL.

Publication Stage of Local Plan Consultation

A report is going to Cabinet Wednesday 3rd February to seek approval to consult on the ‘Publication’ drafts of the Site Allocation Document and Walsall Town Centre Area Action Plan, as well as the draft Community Infrastructure Levy Charging Schedule.

Approval is sought for the consultation to begin Monday 7th March and to last for 8 weeks until Tuesday 3rd May. The cabinet report and associated documents are not part of the formal public consultation. The plans and supporting material will be published on our website when the consultation starts along with details on how you can get involved and dates of consultation events.

The Preferred Options Consultation

The Preferred Options stage of consultation for the Town Centre Area Action Plan and Site Allocation Document and the Preliminary Draft Community Infrastructure Levy Charging Schedule ran from Monday 7th September until Monday 2nd 5pm November 2015 (8 weeks).  Thank you to those who have taken the time to comment on the documents.  

Consultation Events

Meetings / events we attended, or promoted the consultation at. relating to the Preferred Options consultation are set out in table below:

EventLocation and Date
High Heath and Shelfield Forum04/08/2015 at High Heath Community Centre.
Walsall Mela - Caldmore Festival30/08/2015 at Caldmore Festival.
Aldridge & Beacon Open Meeting Thursday 3rd Sep 1-2pm at Manor House, Aldridge.
Walsall Health & Wellbeing Board Monday, 7th September 6pm at Walsall Council.
Area Panel Meeting - Darlaston and Bentley Wednesday, 16 September 5.30pm at Darlaston Town Hall, Victoria Road, Darlaston.
Walsall South Non-Confidential Meeting Wednesday, 16 September 1.30pm at St. Matthew’s Church Hall.
Willenhall & Shortheath Area Partnership MeetingWednesday 16th September 10am - 12pm at CHART, 19 Gomer Street, Willenhall.
Walsall Disability Forum Thursday, 17 September – 10.30 at 59a Lichfield Street, Walsall, WS4 2BX.
Area Panel Meeting - North WalsallThursday 17 September – 6pm at Blakenall Village Centre.
Area Panel Meeting - Willenhall and Short Heath Tuesday 22nd September - 6pm at CHART, 19 Gomer Street, Willenhall.
The Hub Community Fit & Fun Day - pop along to hear more and ask questions about the SAD, AAP and CILSaturday 26th September - 10am - 3pm at The Hub, Littleton Street West, Walsall WS2 8ES
Area Panel Meeting - Brownhills / Pelsall / Rushall – Shelfield Monday 28th September - 6pm at Manor Farm Community Association, King George Crescent, Rushall.
Area Panel Meeting - Aldridge and Beacon Tuesday 29th September - 6pm at Collingwood Centre, Collingwood Dr, Birmingham B43 7NF
Blakenall Village Centre Planning 2026 Meeting on the SADThursday 1st October - 7pm - 8.30pm Blakenall Village Centre, 79 Thames Rd, Walsall WS3 1LZ
Walsall Town Centre Planning 2026 Market Stall - pop along to hear more and ask questions about the SAD, AAP and CILFriday 2nd October , 9am - 3.30pm - Walsall Town Centre Market Stall.
Darlaston Market Planning 2026 Market Stall - pop along to hear more and ask questions about the SAD, AAP and CILMonday 5th October - 9am - 4pm - Darlaston Market Stall
North Walsall Partner MeetingTuesday 6th October - 10am at Forest Arts Centre
Area Panel Meeting - Walsall SouthTuesday 6th October - 6pm at Walsall Council House.
Bentley and Darlaston North Planning 2026 meeting Tuesday 6th October - 6.30pm - 8.00pm at King Charles Primary School, Wilkes Avenue, Bentley, Walsall, WS2 0JN
Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Event Friday 9th October - 10am to 12pm at Council House, Walsall Council, Lichfield Street.
Site Allocation Document (SAD) and Walsall Town Centre Area Action Plan (AAP) Planning 2026 EventFriday 9th October - 2pm to 4pm and 5pm - 7pm at Council House, Walsall Council, Lichfield Street.
Drop in session on the plans - pop along to hear more and ask questions about the SAD, AAP and CILMonday 12th October - Drop in session 10am - 1pm at CHART, 19 Gomer Street, Willenhall
North Walsall Planning 2026 Meeting on the SAD Thursday 15th October 7pm Burrowes Street Resource Centre, 3-4 Richards House, WS2 8NN
Bloxwich Market Stall - pop along to hear more and ask questions about the SAD, AAP and CILFriday 16th October - Bloxwich 9am - 4pm
Saddlers Shopping Centre Consultation DisplayMonday 19th October – Friday 23rd October 9am - 5pm
Willenhall Market Stall - pop along to hear more and ask questions about the SAD, AAP and CILFriday 23rd October 9am - 4pm
Aldridge Shopping Precinct - pop along to hear more and ask questions about the SAD, AAP and CILTuesday 27th October 10am to 4pm at Aldridge Shopping Precinct
Brownhills Tesco - pop along to hear more and ask questions about the SAD, AAP and CILWednesday 28th October 10am to 4pm at Tesco Brownhills
Planning 2026 Event - pop along to hear more and ask questions about the SAD, AAP and CILFriday 30th October 2pm at Masjid Hamza Islamic Centre, Mill Street, Walsall, WS2 8AX

Below are copies of the presentations we used to address more specific local area proposals.

You can also view, and subscribe to the blog site, facebook page and twitter account we will be using throughout the consultation in the links below:

Previous Consultation Stages (Consultations now closed)

Issues and Options Consultation

Thank you to everyone that responded to the Planning 2026 Issues and Options consultation that took place between 22nd April 2013 and 3rd June 2013 on the first stage of reports for the Site Allocation Document and Walsall Town Centre Area Action Plan. We have now published all received formal representations and comments made through social media along with the Council's responses, including how we have addressed your representations through the Preferred Options. You can view representations using the link below:

We have produced a leaflet that includes a simple flow diagram that sets out the purpose of the plans, the process we have to follow and how you can get involved. You can view and download the leaflet using the link below:

Details of events we arranged and attended throughout the Issues and Options consultation are shown in the document in link below:

How to get involved in the consultation

Get involved in shaping the borough. Your views are very important and will help to shape the future of these documents and therefore Walsall.  If you would like to participate in later stages of the consultation process, please register your interest by telephoning 01922 658020 or email your contact details to PlanningPolicy@walsall.gov.uk.

Contact us

Telephone 01922 658020
Email PlanningPolicy@walsall.gov.uk

This page was last updated on 01 February 2016