Planning & Building Control for Wellingborough
Planning and building control is managed by North Northamptonshire Council (NNC).
You can view planning applications, make an objection, submit planning applications and contact the Planning Department via the North Northamptonshire Council Website.
Plan for the Borough of Wellingborough – Adopted 26th February 2019
The Plan for the Borough of Wellingborough (PBW) is now formally part of the Development Plan forming Part 2 of the Local Plan for the borough following the previous adoption of the Part 1 North Northamptonshire Joint Core Strategy in 2016.
The Plan for the Borough of Wellingborough can be viewed and downloaded via our website.
The North Northamptonshire Joint Core Strategy – Adopted July 2016.
The North Northamptonshire Joint Core Strategy (JCS) is the strategic part of the Local Plans for Corby, East Northamptonshire, Kettering and Wellingborough.
It outlines the big picture for North Northamptonshire over the period to 2031, including making provision for a minimum 35,000 homes and 31,100 jobs and the necessary supporting infrastructure. The JCS sets out policies to guide this development, including focussing on how the places in North Northamptonshire can be changed for the better.
The North Northamptonshire Joint Core Strategy can be viewed and downloaded via the North Northamptonshire Join Planning Unit website.
National Planning Policy Framework – Updated July 2021
The NPPF sets out the government’s planning policies for England and how these are expected to be applied.
The NPPF can be viewed and downloaded via the government website.
Other Planning Policies used to consider responses to applications the Town Council is consulted on include:
Some planning applications may propose to change the use of a building or dwelling.
The Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987 puts uses of land and buildings into various categories known as ‘Use Classes’ which are detailed in the Planning Portal website.
Current large scale developments in Wellingborough
Stanton Cross is a new development located on the eastern edge of Wellingborough.
On Thursday 23rd March 2023, Stanton Cross held a public information exhibition for local residents to learn more about the Stanton Cross development and to share the progress of these wider plans, talk to local people and outline the role that the delivery of Route 2 plays in this.
Glenvale Park is a new development located in the north of Wellingborough.