Community Engagement and Consultation

Current Consultations

Daventry District Council is inviting comments on its Draft Pitsford Conservation Area Appraisal and Management Plan. The plan sets out the special interest of the Pitsford Conservation Area and guidelines for its appropriate management. Comments must be sent in writing by 5pm Monday 3rd December 2018 via email to, post to Rhian Morgan, Heritage Policy Officer, Local Strategy Service, Daventry District Council, NN11 4FP or by filling in the online survey. The proposals can be viewed online and the Appraisal is available for inspection at the Daventry District Council offices, Lodge Road, as well as the libraries in Daventry, Brixworth, Long Buckby, Moulton and Woodford Halse during normal opening hours. A drop in session will be held at the Pitsford Village Hall on 20th November 3:30-6:30.


Yelvertoft Housing Needs Survey
This survey runs until 11 November 2018

Daventry District Council is inviting households of Yelvertoft (past and present) to complete a Housing Survey. Information collected from the survey helps to Council to understand and work towards improving the housing supply to meet identified need.

Households in Yelvertoft have been sent information to be able to access this survey. If you are a past resident and would like to complete the survey please contact us.

Cinema development proposal for Daventry town centre
Deadline for comments: Sunday 28 October

Daventry District Council is working with design and build contractors Willmot Dixon and architects Marchini Curran Associates on plans to build a new cinema and restaurants in the centre of Daventry by summer 2020.

The latest designs show how the 3-4 screen cinema with two restaurants/bars would be built on the current site of Daventry Library, which would be relocated to modern new premises within the nearby Abbey Resource Centre in St John’s Square. 

There are opportunities to view and comment on the cinema plans during a series of open events at Daventry Library in North Street at the following times:

  • Tuesday, 16 October from 3pm to 7pm
  • Thursday, 18 October from 10am to 2pm
  • Saturday, 20 October from 11am to 3pm.

You can also find out more by downloading this cinema proposal consultation document

Once you've viewed the document, please have your say using the online form

Find out more on our cinema development proposal page

Proposed relocation of Daventry Library to The Abbey Centre

Daventry District Council is working with Northamptonshire County Council Libraries Service to progress the Daventry Library relocation to the Abbey by April 2019. This scheme does not need planning permission, but building regulations will need to be approved before work starts in the New Year on transforming the ground floor into modern new library premises.

For more details go to Northamptonshire County Council Consultation Register

Community Governance Review consultation

This consultation runs until 16 November 2018

Daventry District Council is carrying out a Community Governance Review. This is the process that allows the Council to make changes to parishes, such as boundaries and the numbers of parish councillors.

The Council invited Daventry Town Council, together with parish councils in Daventry District, to submit proposals for change and people living in the parishes concerned are now invited to comment on those proposals during a nine-week public consultation. 

Find out more and have your say on our Community Governance Review page 


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