Neighbourhood planning

What is neighbourhood planning?

Communities can influence the future of their neighbourhood by preparing a neighbourhood plan that sets out the vision for their local area and general planning policies to guide developments.

This page contains information to help communities with neighbourhood planning in Camden. If you have any further questions on neighbourhood planning or are thinking of preparing a neighbourhood plan for your area, please get in touch with us at

Latest neighbourhood planning news

  • Camden Council has launched a consultation on the re-designation of Kentish Town Neighbourhood Forum. More details can be found by clicking on this link: Current area and forum applications
  • The Council has received the Hampstead Neighbourhood Plan Examiner’s Report which recommends that subject to modifications, the Plan should proceed to referendum. The Plan, the Examiner’s Report and other associated documents can be viewed here: Hampstead Neighbourhood Plan
  • The Council has recently consulted on an application for the re-designation of the Highgate Neighbourhood Forum. This will be considered by the Council’s Cabinet Member for Investing in Communities on 26th March 2018.

Advice on preparing neighbourhood plans

For further advice and guidance on neighbourhood planning please visit the following webpage:

Consultation on the re-designation of Kentish Town Forum

The Council has commenced consultation on the re-designation of Kentish Town Neighbourhood Forum. Comments should be received by 16th April 2018. More details are available from the link below.

Adopted neighbourhood plans 

 There are three adopted neighbourhood plans in Camden:

Approved neighbourhood areas and forums

Our designated neighbourhood area map shows approved areas and forums across the borough.

For information on approved neighbourhood areas and forums, including their application submissions and a detailed plan of their area, please see the links below:

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