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North Baddesley Parish Council


*Update on the North Baddesley Parish Plan.

Thank you to everyone who has taken the time to complete the North Baddesley Parish Plan survey, we have received over 600 responses, which is great. That figure doesn’t include all the work we’ve carried out with children from the local schools and Scouts.  The next few months will be taken up collating all the results and writing a draft plan, thank you to those who said they would like to be involved or hear more about it, we may well be in touch again soon to ask for people to form focus groups or give us more views on specific areas i.e. traffic, play facilities etc. to help us come up with an action plan.

We are just adding the final surveys onto the system, once complete we will be drawing the prize winner for the £40 voucher for a local restaurant.

Thanks again!

For more information please contact joharrington@btinternet.com



North Baddesley Parish Plan

Please complete this survey to help the North Baddesley Parish Plan Group identify what is important to you, the residents. What areas would you like to see improved, maintained and developed in your village?  Have your say about traffic, play areas, cycle paths, housing and much more. We need to your views so we can influence and safeguard village life.

Only one questionnaire per person and please tick all answers that apply. Alternatively you can complete on line at  www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/NBadPP

Please complete by 31st May 2017 to be entered into the prize draw to win a £40 voucher at a restaurant of choice in North Baddesley.

North Baddesley Parish Council is currently working towards developing a Parish Plan and would be interested to hear residents' views. Parish Plans are not planning documents are not intended to be a response to planning issues.  They are about what is important in your local community and cover the whole spectrum of social, economic and environmental issues.  Issues which involve planning policy may or may not come up as part of the Parish Planning process, but more importantly they are about issues that are important to your community. Please give us your views by completing a survey which can be found via the attached link: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/NBadPP

About North Baddesley

North Baddesley covers 794 hectares in the south-east of Test Valley, between Valley Park to the east, and the town of Romsey to the west, and has a population of approximately 7,000.  The village is the 9th most densely populated ward in Test Valley and the main residential area is in the south-western corner.  The remainder of the ward is dominated by countryside with a few houses and small hamlets.

North Baddesley is a well established and close community with many different people living in the ward and communing together through support groups, local sport and activity clubs.  The village has an ageing population with 6.5% of residents currently retired. Most properties are in the middle of the property market range and the majority of residents own their own home.

There are a number of Sites of Importance for Nature Conservation and one Site of Specific Scientific Interest.  Baddesley Common provides a large area in which to roam with a walkway through woodland areas and is the location of Emer Bog, home to a wide variety of plants and wildlife. 

North Baddesley has a large recreation ground with sports pavilion, football pitches, tennis courts, skatepark and multi-use games area and additional open space in a woodland setting in Mountbatten Park which includes a wooden pathway and nature trail.  There are also  smaller areas of open space off Heath Road, near to the stream known as of Tanners Brook and at Lavington Gardens.