Welcome to Hyndburn’s Thriving Markets

The borough of Hyndburn has a strong market tradition dating back to the early 1300's. Accrington has a proud, Grade 2 listed market hall where traditional market stalls sit alongside an internet cafe and additional retail and office...

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Development Management DPD

On 11 January 2018, Hyndburn Council adopted the Development Management DPD, in accordance with Regulations 17 and 26 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012. The adopted Development Management DPD provides...

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Hyndburn Brownfield Register

  The Government has introduced statutory Brownfield Registers via the Housing and Planning Act 2016, and The Town and Country Planning (Brownfield Land Register) Regulations 2017. The purpose of a Brownfield Register is twofold: 1.To provide...

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Mobile Phone Masts

The Council was previously supplied with a list of existing and proposed mobile phone masts each year. However the Mobile Operators  Association Code of Practice has changed and we are no longer provided with these details. The last updates we...

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5 Year Housing Land Supply

In line with Government priorities to help boost the supply of housing, the Council is required to demonstrate annually whether it has a sufficient supply of sites to meet its five year housing requirement. Sites identified within the 5-year...

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Wind Turbine Applications

In addition to the usual constraints on development, wind turbine applications can become progressively harder to approve as they potentially interfere with Air Traffic Control radar (military or civilian) or other infrastructure. The approval of...

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Flood Zones and SuDS in Hyndburn

Flood risk is an issue that you need to consider if you are planning a new development, or even a change of use. Following the launch of the National Planning Policy Framework the Environment Agency (EA) has reviewed and updated the flood risk...

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