Place making statement

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Description 

A place making statement shows how your propose to design the public realm such as road surfaces, street furniture, public art and so on.  

Guidance 

The statement you submit should include an executive summary and be clear, easy to read and jargon free. 

You need to submit a place making statement if your application is for a major development. 

You can get help and advice from our Duty Planner on place making statements assessments and other types of planning applications. 

You can get detailed feedback on your proposal by using our pre-application advice service

Personal and confidential statement 

We may publish any information you submit as part of your application. You must tell us if there is any information you do not want us to publish when you submit your application.  

If however, we believe that this information is in the public interest, we reserve the right to publish it.  

We may also decide parts of your submission are not in the public interest and may redact this information. This information may include telephone numbers, email addresses and signatures. 

When you need to submit this information
Validation requirements

Required by 

  • National requirement. You can find details of this requirement in section 12 of the National Planning Policy Framework 
  • Local requirement. You can find details of this requirement in: