Details of the Examination

Additional details about the Examination are set out below.  Some of this is retained for archive purposes only such as details of the Venue where the hearing sessions took place.

Proposed Main Modifications

The LAPP was submitted for Examination in April 2018 with hearing sessions taking place in November and December 2018. The Inspector has written to the Council to confirm the Examination can proceed to consultation on the proposed Main Modifications which are considered to be required to make the Plan sound/and or legally compliant.  All details are available on the Proposed Main Modification Page

Matters, Issues and Questions (MIQs)

Following examination of the documents submitted the Inspector issued her Matters, Issues and Questions (MIQs) along with a MIQ Inspector's Guidance Note for those wishing to respond to the MIQs.  All statements needed to be submitted by 5pm on Monday 22 October 2018.

No new evidence or documents should be submitted unless specifically requested.

The Inspector issued an Examination Programme for the Hearings which have now finished.

Examination library

The Examination Library contains a list of documents submitted for examination and background documents that have informed the production of the Local Planning Document. It also contains documents relating to the examination, and will be updated as the examination progresses.  Full details can be found on the Examination Library page.

The Inspector

Beverley Doward BSc BTP MRTPI has been appointed to conduct the examination of the LAPP.  She will consider whether the LAPP meets the requirements of legal compliance, the duty to co-operate and soundness.

Programme Officer

Mrs Jayne Knight has been appointed as Programme Officer for the Examination of the Nottingham City LAPP  (Local Plan Part 2) document working in support of Mrs Beverley Doward, the Inspector appointed to conduct the Examination.

Programme Officer: Jayne Knight

Tel: 07548 160934


LH Box 5,
Loxley House,
Station Street,

The Venue

The hearing sessions were held at :

Life at the Centre

Central Methodist Mission

22 Lower Parliament Street



(0115) 950 1428

The venue is next door to Wilko, on the corner of Lower Parliament Street and George Street.


With the venue being in the City Centre it is well served by public transport. The venue is a short walk (5 minutes) from the Lace Market tram stop or a 10-15 minute walk from Nottingham Railway Station.

There are several bus stops outside Wilko (next door to the venue) and along Lower/Upper Parliament Street.

Nottingham City Transport Journey Planner can be found here -

There are numerous car parks in the vicinity including intu Victoria Centre or the Lace Market Car Park, as well as on street parking.

Examination Hearing Sessions

The hearing sessions as set out in the Inspector's Examination Programme have now finished. 

Contact Details

LH Box 5
Loxley House
Station Street