Abram Communities Together Neighbourhood Plan

In 2017 and 2018, Spanton worked with Abram Ward Neighbourhood Forum and key local partners, supporting their development of a community economic development and green space-focussed Neighbourhood Plan for Abram Ward.

Phase 1: supporting members of the Forum to gather evidence in relation to their green and open spaces, and to audit their local assets. Technical work undertaking spatial analysis and drafting neighbourhood plan policy proposal maps.

Phase 2: collating, synthesising and redrafting the Neighbourhood Plan, including balancing confidence and capacity-building of Forum members with offering accurate advice and recommendations. Working closely using with Forum members to develop their plan using engaging facilitation and participatory workshop techniques. Undertaking further technical work on writing a spatial portrait (with maps), drafting the neighbourhood plan (including vision and objectives, policy overview and writing policies).