Contents

Foreword

Introduction
 
1. Why are we creating a Neighbourhood Plan?
 
2. The Neighbourhood Plan process
 
3. A brief history of Bracebridge Heath
 
4. Bracebridge Heath today
 
5. Community vision
 
6. Community objectives
 
7. Housing growth
 
8. Affordable housing
 
9. Historical character
 
10. Commercial and retail Uses
 
11. Employment
 
12. Community facilities
 
13. Green infrastructure
 
13a. Maintaining separation
 
13b. Viking Way and Lincoln Edge Green Wedges
 
13c. Open spaces, sports facilities and recreation facilities
 
13d. Locally important views
 
14. Designating Local Green Space
 
15. Transport and Public Rights of Way
 
16. Implementing and monitoring
 
Appendix A Possible Community projects
 
Appendix B Bracebridge Heath Heritage Assets
 
Appendix C Bracebridge Heath green spaces
 
Appendix D Use classes definitions September 1st 2020
 
Appendix E Glossary of terms
 
Appendix F List of additional supporting documents
 
Chart 1 Population of Bracebridge Heath by age group (2011 Census)
 
Table 1 Housing facts for Bracebridge Heath (2011 Census)
 
 

Policies

1 Housing mix

2 Design of new housing developments

3 Car parking and electric charging points

4 Cycle parking and storage

5 Allocation of affordable housing

6 Protecting the historic environment.

7 St John’s Craft Workshops

8 Retail and leisure provision

9 Sleaford Road Industrial Estate

10 Renewable technologies on employment sites

11 Small scale business developments

12 Protecting community facilities

13 Green infrastructure

14 Maintaining separation

15 Viking Way and the Lincoln Edge green wedges

16 Open spaces, sports facilities and recreation facilities.

17 Locally important views

18 Designating Local Green Space

19 Protecting existing and establishing new non-vehicular routes for pedestrians and cyclists
 

Table 2 2015 Council Tax Bands for Bracebridge Heath
 
Table 3 Percentage of respondents showing much preferred option
 
Table 4 Employment opportunities favoured by parishioners
 
Map 1 Bracebridge Heath Designated Neighbourhood Plan Area
 
Map 2 Central Lincolnshire Local Plan -Allocated areas of development in Bracebridge Heath 
 
Map 3 Bracebridge Heath’s character areas                            
 
Map 4 Village centre: showing green areas and facilities
 
Map 5 Showing the separation areas between Bracebridge Heath and surrounding villages of Waddington, Canwick, Branston and the City of Lincoln
 
Map 6 Viking Way and the green wedges
 
Map 7 Green spaces in Bracebridge Heath (Jan 19)
 
Map 8 Locally important views
 
Map 9 Designated Local Green Space in Bracebridge Heath
 
Map 10 Existing Footpaths and bridleways in Bracebridge Heath
 
Map 11 Showing the position of listed buildings and non-designated heritage assets
 
Bracebridge Heath war memorial