Planning Applications

Planning Applications for Turvey are submitted to Bedford Borough Councils Planning Authority.

All applications can be viewed on A weekly list of Planning Applications received is published on the website, & there is a facility for the public to submit comments.

The Parish Council are consulted on all Planning Applications for Turvey, & the views of parishioners are welcomed.

The outcomes of the Parish Councils considerations of Planning Applications are recorded in the minutes.

Bedford Borough Council Local Plan 2035

You can find information on the Local Plan 2035 on Bedford Borough Council’s website

4 sites have been shortlisted for Turvey – 3 on Newton Lane & one on Carlton Rd. 25 – 50 new homes are proposed for Turvey by 2035 on one or more of these sites. The consultation runs fron 24/4/17 – 9/6/17 – the above link will take you to the page to take part.

There are 3 open events:

26/4/17 – Harpur Centre

30/4/17 – Harpur Centre

20//175 – Howard Centre

Housing Needs Survey

In January 2017 we commissioned a Housing Needs Survey, to gain insight into the Housing Needs in the Parish. Here are the results:

Housing Needs Survey Report

Parish Housing Consulation

In January 2017 we carried out a Parish Consultation on Housing & Development, to gather the views of residents on potential development within the Parish. We are grateful to all those who took part, & we are committed to publishing the results as soon as possible. In view of pending planning application/appeal, it is felt prudent to wait for outcomes before publishing this data.


Neighbourhood Plan

In March 2017 Turvey Parish Council decided to develop a Neighbourhood Plan for Turvey. We welcome any support from any residents interested in working on this project. Please get in touch if you are interested.