Welcome to Bishampton and Throckmorton Parish Council

Our parish consists of Bishampton, Throckmorton and Tilesford and lies between Pershore, Evesham and Worcester. Currently, there are approximately 300 homes, of mixed style constructed from the 1600s to contemporary builds. St James’ Church is situated in Bishampton and Throckmorton and Tilesford share The Chapelry.
The Parish Council own the Dolphin Public House, the Bishampton Village Stores and the flat above. Places of interest include the Nature Reserve, War Memorial and nearby cricket pitch all complimented by beautiful countryside walks. Further amenities include the Bishampton and Villages Hall with 2 separate play areas, one for under 10s and one for older children; a golf course; a hair salon and a Christmas tree farm with reindeers to visit.
The small village of Throckmorton houses a village Hall, and a historic airfield which showcases various public events. Tilesford consists mainly of houses built for servicemen during the War as well as a care home for the elderly.
Images of the villages can be seen on the Gallery page.


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SWDP Review Public Consultation Staffed Exhibition in Throckmorton 26th November 2-8pm

 South Worcestershire Development Plan Review – Preferred Options Paper public consultation from Monday 4th November to Monday 16th December 2019 and a revised version of the Local Development Framework

The South Worcestershire Councils (SWCs) (Malvern Hills District, Worcester City and Wychavon District) have commenced a review of the South Worcestershire Development Plan (SWDP). The SWDP was adopted in February 2016 and the SWCs are required, by the 2017 Regulations to complete a review every five years. The SWDP Review will cover the period to 2041.

The SWDP Review will allocate further land for houses, jobs and retail. It will also set out planning policies for making decisions on new development proposals up to the year 2041.

This 'Preferred Options' consultation follows last year's Issues and Options consultation document and it sets out the Councils' draft policies and identifies the sites which the three Councils think should be developed for housing, employment and mixed uses. We want your views on the preferred options.

The consultation runs from 9am on 4th November 2019 to 5pm on Monday 16th December 2019, and you can get involved in the following ways:

  • View the documents and make comments on-line at https://swdp-consult.objective.co.uk/portal/swdp_review_preferred_options

  • Visit us at a staffed exhibition in the following locations:
    • 11 November 2:00-8:00pm – Bredon, Village Hall
    • 12 November 2:00-8:00pm – Tenbury, Regal, Community Centre and Kitchen
    • 13 November 2:00-8:00pm– Pershore, Town Hall
    • 14 November 2:00-8:00pm– Droitwich Spa, The Old Library Centre
    • 16 November 10:00-4:00pm – Worcester, Guildhall
    • 19 November 2:00-8:00pm – Upton-upon-Severn, Memorial Hall
    • 20 November 2:00-8:00pm – Malvern, Lyttelton Rooms
    • 21 November 2:00-8:00pm – Norton Juxta Kempsey, Village Hall
    • 25 November 1:00-7:00pm – Rushwick, Village Hall
    • 26 November 2:00-8:00pm – Throckmorton, Throckmorton Village Hall
    • 28 November 2:00-8:00pm – Evesham, Town Hall

  • Visit a library or Customer Contact Centre to view printed copies of the documents and complete a printed response form.

Representations can be made in the following ways:

All comments need to be submitted by 5pm on Monday 16th December 2019.

Revised Local Development Schemes

Each of the SWCs has also adopted revised Local Development Schemes. These documents set out the schedule of planning policy work for the next three years. The Local Development Schemes for each council can be viewed at http://www.swdevelopmentplan.org/?page_id=8789

If you have any queries you can contact us by phone 01386 565000 or email contact@swdevelopmentplan.org.

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Images of Bishampton and Throckmorton

The Dolphin , Main Street, Bishampton St James' Church in Bishampton Throckmorton Village Hall
The Village Shop, Bishampton Throckmorton Chapel Bishampton and the Villages Hall

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