Hearings have been undertaken to allow the Inspectors to explore the main issues and questions relating to the legal compliance and soundness of the Brentwood Borough Council Local Plan 2016-2033.

Hearing sessions took place on the following dates:

  • Tuesday 1 to Friday 4 December 2020
  • Friday 11 December 2020
  • Tuesday 2 to Friday 5 February 2021
  • Wednesday 10 to Friday 12 February 2021
  • Tuesday 23 to Thursday 25 February 2021
  • Tuesday 9 and Thursday 11 March 2021
  • Tuesday 27 to Thursday 29 July 2021

Further details can be found on the Notice of Commencement of Examination Hearings (Regulation 24) (19 October 2020) pdf.

The Guidance Note pdf, Matters, Issues and Questions (MIQs) and hearing timetables from the Inspectors can be found on the Examination Document Library which contains all other relevant examination documents.

Privacy notices relevant to those who participated in the hearing sessions can be viewed using the links below:

Hearing sessions were available to watch on the internet via YouTube. An archive of the sessions held can be viewed using the links below:

Week 1 hearing sessions (1st to 4th December and 11th December 2020)

Week 2 hearing sessions (2nd to 5th February 2021)

Week 3 hearing sessions (10th to 12th February 2021)

Week 4 hearing sessions (23rd to 25th February 2021)

Week 5 hearing sessions (9th and 11th March 2021)

Week 6 heading sessions (27th to 29th July 2021)