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Village Design Group

The Village Design Group has been established to develop a Design Statement that will cover all our villages together.  This document would then be considered within Colchester Supplementary Planning Policy.  The group received funding from Rural Action East and assistance from Colchester Borough Council and issued and received feedback through issue of a household questionnaire before completing the plan.

Village Design Statement and Parish Plan 2012

Cover of Village Design Statement 2012
A Village Design Statement (VDS) and a Parish Plan are both community led assessments of a village’s character and qualities, prepared by the villagers. They identify what the residents value about their area and what they consider are the important character and features, and how they might wish to see it change in the future.