Lubenham Planning Applications
Planning Applications are submitted to Harborough District Council for consideration. Applications may be determined by an officer or they may be heard by a planning committee or in exceptional cases the whole council. Details of the planning committee meetings are shown in the HDC Council Calendar. The Agenda for the forthcoming meeting is published at least 3 days prior to the meeting.
Whilst the Lubenham Parish Council is a consultee and considers and comments on applications affecting the parish, the controlling authority is Harborough District Council who can choose to take on board or ignore our comments.
Parishioners are advised to view and comment on applications in their area. Details of these can be found on https://pa2.harborough.gov.uk/online-applications/search.do?action=simple&searchType=Application using the appropriate reference number.
Future Developments in Lubenham
New Development: Land South of Main Street
Grace homes have donated £500 to a community fund for the village charities. Grace homes commenced building in late 2017 and considerable progress has been made with a number of the 28 homes already reserved. Grace homes donated £500 to a community grant fund for the village, the winning charity was Lubenham Bell fund for refurbishment of the clappers. Plans can be viewed at https://pa2.harborough.gov.uk/online-applications/search.do?action=simple&searchType=Application using the reference number 16/01467/REM
New development Laughton Road
The site at Laughton Road has now been developed and apart from some small items, including road surfacing is now complete. The 6 new homes built are now occupied and residents already joining in community events. Riverwood homes donated £1000 to the village to be divided between the local charities. Detailed plans can be viewed on HDC planning website https://pa2.harborough.gov.uk/online-applications/search.do?action=simple&searchType=Application 16/00101/FUL
Development at The Laurels Main Street
The Laurels a large building as you enter Lubenham from the east, has been converted into 4 luxury flats. The stable house has been renovated and is now in private occupation as is the bungalow to the rear of the property. Plans can be viewed on Harborough District Council Website at https://pa2.harborough.gov.uk/online-applications/search.do?action=simple&searchType=Application using the reference 16/01515/FUL
Proposed development land adjacent to All Saints Church
18/00923/FULA proposal for the development of 3 new homes on land adjacent to All Saints Church has been submitted to Harborough District Council. The plans can be viewed on www.harborough.gov.uk/planning application number 18/00923/FUL
This site was put forward and considered in consultations for the Neighbourhood Plan - it was not a location for development that was favoured by consultees. Ranking eight out of the proposed sites, only the first 3 were chosen to provide the required housing allocation for the plan period.