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  • Winchester Various Traffic Regulation Order

    Winchester City Council as agents for Hampshire County Council proposes to make a traffic regulation order. The proposed Order is required to improve visibility and road safety. The effect of this order will be to introduce or amend restrictions at the following locations : Moorside Road – Introduce no waiting at any time near bends Marnhull Rise – Introduce no waiting between 8am – 10pm Monday - Saturday Taplings Road... More
    Closed 19 April 2023
  • The Square Pedestrian Zone extension

    Winchester City Council as agents for Hampshire County Council proposes to make the above traffic regulation orders. The proposed Orders are required to improve road safety. Currently a pedestrian and cycle zone operates at weekends from Saturday 10am to Sunday midnight at the following locations: Great Minster Street from the boundary of no. 6 and no. 7 Great Minster Street to its junction with The Square. The Square from its junction with Great... More
    Closed 22 March 2023
  • Mayor of Winchester’s Community Award 2023

    It is with great pleasure that the Mayor of Winchester’s Community Award is launched for 2023. The Mayor of Winchester’s Community Award recognises and celebrates the organisations and individuals who have given outstanding service to the people of the Winchester District. The aim of these awards is to celebrate the selfless activity that brightens the lives of many residents, and makes the District a wonderful place in which to live. The Mayor... More
    Closed 24 February 2023
  • Littleton Village Design Statement

    A draft Village Design Statement (VDS) has been produced by the local community for the area of Littleton Parish (excluding Harestock), to supersede the current VDS which dates from 2010. The VDS will provide design guidance for development within and around Littleton Village, highlighting the distinctive characteristics of the area. The document can be viewed here . Following the consideration of responses received on the draft, the VDS will be finalised for adoption by... More
    Closed 20 February 2023
  • Garage lettings policy

    The Council’s Housing Service is currently reviewing its garage lettings policy. The policy sets out how we allocate garages to those on the waiting list as well as other matters such as the associated charging. Currently Winchester City Council tenants on the garage waiting list get priority for any garage vacancies and also benefit from lower garage licence fees. We are seeking your views on these matters and other garage lettings criteria as part of the review. ... More
    Closed 31 January 2023
  • Community Governance Review - North Whiteley (Phase 2)

    We conducted a consultation exercise recently which asked residents in Whiteley and Curdridge for their views on how they could best be represented at the level of local government closest to communities. We received 742 responses to that consultation and more than 70% of respondents said they would prefer all the new development at North Whiteley to become part of Whiteley Town Council. Whiteley Town Council and Curdridge Parish Council also supported that option. We are... More
    Closed 6 January 2023
  • Winchester District Local Plan 2019-2039: Regulation 18 Consultation

    What is a Local Plan? The Local Plan is the long-term plan for the Winchester District until 2039, outside the South Downs National Park. The Local Plan addresses a range of matters: the climate emergency, the highest standards possible for environmental design for homes and for commercial development, affordable housing, low carbon methods of transport and the natural and historic environment. This local plan is a significant change to our... More
    Closed 14 December 2022
  • Heating Systems

    90% of council homes have a gas-fired heating system. Whilst gas-fired systems have always been expensive to maintain, these systems have been the tenants preferred choice over the last few decades because they are relatively easy of use, have comparatively low running costs and the systems are highly responsive (short warm up time). The council has declared a climate emergency, and both nationally and internationally there is now a far greater drive to reduce energy... More
    Closed 12 December 2022
  • Winchester City Council - Crowdfunding Scheme

    For over two years Winchester City Council has been working in partnership with Crowdfunder to support organisations across the district in raising funds on the Crowdfunder platform. Advice, support and match funding has been available to both not for profit organisations and businesses, and we would like to know what you think about the scheme and how it suits your needs. Please be honest with your feedback: the results of the survey will help Winchester City Council to... More
    Closed 30 November 2022
  • Station Approach

    This is an opportunity to enhance a much-loved area of our city and reimagine it’s cultural, business and retail offer in a way that keeps the area relevant, enhances our recovering economy and complements the existing and developing offers across other quarters of our city. The aim is to capture what local people and users of the area want and need and create a diverse offer that caters for all needs and serves our city and district well. The consultation will be open for 12 weeks and... More
    Closed 21 October 2022
  • Community Governance Review - North Whiteley (Phase 1)

    Winchester City Council is consulting local people on options to change the current parish and town council arrangements in Whiteley and Curdridge. This will aim to better serve the new housing in the North Whiteley Major Development Area (MDA). More
    Closed 9 October 2022
  • Planning Local Validation Requirement List

    Review of Winchester City Council’s Local List for Validation Since 2008 Local Planning Authorities have been required to publish a list of information they require to “validate” the planning applications they receive. This validation list forms two components, the national requirements, including the application form, the fee, certificates etc. and secondly, specific local validation requirements known as the “Local List”. Winchester City Council’s Local... More
    Closed 30 August 2022
  • Hackney Carriage Fare Review - Pre-Consultation Survey

    Winchester City Council’s Licensing Department is considering undertaking a review of hackney carriage fares in the district, following feedback from the taxi and private hire trade. The last fare increase was in 2011, with a review in 2016 rejected by the Licensing Committee following strong opposition by the trade. More
    Closed 29 July 2022
  • Bishops Waltham TRO 2022

    Winchester City Council as agents for Hampshire County Council proposes making a new road Traffic Regulation Order. The effect of this order will be to: introduce parking restrictions in the roads surrounding the Infant and Junior Schools amend some of the parking restrictions on the High Street introduce no waiting at any time restrictions at the junction of The Avenue and Winchester Road B2177. Infant and Junior Schools proposals would introduce: no waiting... More
    Closed 27 July 2022
  • Abbey Gardens Play Area Refurbishment

    Winchester City Council Natural Environment and Recreation Team is carrying out a review of the Abbey Gardens play area. All existing play equipment and seating will be removed and a new play area created. Your help in deciding what equipment is installed in this area would be appreciated. More
    Closed 17 July 2022
  • Cleaning Contract Consultation

    Winchester City Council is preparing to tender for a new contract for cleaning of the communal areas of our blocks of flats. More
    Closed 24 June 2022
  • St Maurice’s Covert Public Art Mural Commission

    Earlier this year, Winchester City Council announced plans to commission an experienced artist to design and deliver an inspiring and vibrant mural at St Maurice’s Covert, located in the centre of Winchester between the High Street and the cathedral. Following an open call, which attracted over thirty submissions, Winchester City Council is delighted to announce the shortlist: Molly Hawkins, Jo Swannell and Sarah Hodgkins, and reveal their designs. More
    Closed 24 June 2022
  • Micheldever Village Design Statement

    A draft Village Design Statement (VDS) has been produced by the local community for the area of Micheldever Parish, to supersede the current VDS which dates from 2002. The VDS will provide design guidance for development within the Parish, highlighting the distinctive characteristics of the area. Following the consideration of responses received on the draft, the VDS will be finalised for adoption by WCC as a Supplementary Planning Document. Once adopted by WCC, the VDS... More
    Closed 28 March 2022
  • Taxi Policy and Conditions Review

    Following publication of the Department for Transport’s ‘statutory taxi and private hire vehicle standards’ in July 2020, Winchester City Council is reviewing the following documents: Statement of Licensing Policy with respect to Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Drivers, Vehicles and Private Hire Operators Hackney Carriage & Private Hire Drivers Conditions Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Vehicle Conditions ... More
    Closed 14 March 2022
  • Landscape Character Assessment Consultation

    Winchester City Council is consulting on a draft Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) for the updated Landscape Character Assessment (LCA). The SPD has been prepared for Winchester City Council by the Terra Firma Consultancy Ltd and incorporates changes to the landscape character of the district including the creation of the South Downs National Park. The document will, if adopted, provide additional guidance and understanding for development in the district and will supplement the... More
    Closed 21 February 2022
  • The Broadway Market TRO (experimental)

    The Winchester City Council (Prohibition of Vehicles) (The Broadway and Colebrook Street, Winchester) Experimental Order 2021 Winchester City Council has made the above Experimental Traffic Regulation Order. The affect of this Order is: 1. The general effect of the Order will be as an experiment, to introduce a Prohibition of Vehicles on Sunday between 6am-7pm, to enable Sunday Markets to be held on the Broadway, at the following locations: a. The Broadway... More
    Closed 15 February 2022
  • Great Minster Street and The Square Experimental TROs

    Winchester City Council has made two Experimental Traffic Regulation Orders effective in Great Minster Street and The Square, Winchester. The general effect of The Winchester City Council (Great Minster Street and The Square, Winchester) (Experimental Moving Traffic) Order 2021 will be as an experiment to: Suspend the existing Prohibition Of Driving (except for access) restriction on Great Minster Street, The Square and Market Street... More
    Closed 6 February 2022
  • Digital Winchester

    Access to high quality digital services has been playing a rapidly growing and critical role in the economic health and the resilience of the District for many years. With the Covid-19 pandemic the ability to embrace digital technology has become even more vital. With this in mind Winchester City Council is keen to understand the changing digital needs of residents, employers, innovators and investors. Please complete this short survey which should take around 10 minutes. The results... More
    Closed 5 January 2022
  • A Digital Winchester - call for evidence

    Access to high quality digital services plays a growing and critical role in the economic health and resilience of the District. With the COVID-19 pandemic the ability to embrace digital technology has become even more vital. With this in mind Winchester City Council is keen to understand the changing digital needs of residents, employers, innovators and investors. This will be achieved by exploring: What a digital Winchester means for the different communities... More
    Closed 31 December 2021
  • Winchester City Council Budget/Medium Term financial Strategy 2022/23

    Each year all local authorities are required to publish a budget setting out how they will fund the services they provide or activities they support. As a result of the pandemic, the council experienced a dramatic reduction in the income it uses to fund services. In the last financial year (2021/22) Winchester City Council reduced its operating cost by more than £3.7m. Despite the challenging circumstances, we’ve been able to consolidate our financial position for 2022/23... More
    Closed 23 December 2021
  • Winchester City (Off Street) Parking Places Order 2003 (Variation No. 11) Order 2021

    Winchester City Council, with the consent of Hampshire County Council, proposes to make this Traffic Regulation Order as the Upper Brook Street Car Park ( the surface pay and display car park to the east of Upper Brook Street and west of Middle Brook Street) is to be closed to allow for the construction of a new GP Surgery on site, as approved by planning application 15/02897/FUL A copy of the Notice, proposed Order, Statement of Reasons and Plan can be found at... More
    Closed 22 December 2021
  • Corner House, 71 North Walls

    Winchester City Council purchased the Corner House, an ex-public house, with the intention of developing the building into affordable homes. Our proposal is to convert into six one bedroom flats that meet a high standard of energy efficiency. More
    Closed 13 December 2021
  • Barfield Park & Ride Phase 2 - Traffic Regulation Order (TRO)

    Winchester City Council is proposing to introduce a multi-storey Park & Ride car park at the former Vaultex site situated off Barfield Close, Winchester. This car park will be known as Barfield Park & Ride Phase 2. A copy of the Notice, proposed Order and Schedule, Statement of Reasons and Plan can be found at the bottom of this page. The deadline for responses is Wednesday 1 December 2021 at 23:59. More
    Closed 1 December 2021
  • Voluntary Sector Support

    Winchester City Council are currently looking at what support they can offer to the voluntary sector, to facilitate recovery from the pandemic and improve the resilience of organisations. We would be grateful if you could provide input on behalf of your organisation by Monday 22 nd November 2021. More
    Closed 22 November 2021
  • Micheldever Wetland

    We are planning to create a passive wetland by diverting water from, and returning water to, a stream in Micheldever. Water will be filtered as it flows through the wetland removing nitrogen (nitrates). This will generate 'nitrates credits' for affordable housing planning applications, which are now required. The new wetland will improve the appearance of this meadow and protect it from development. Biodiversity will increase on the site because new wildlife habitats will be created.... More
    Closed 21 November 2021
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