Important update, Roadworks on New Road

On the day of the Neighbourhood Plan Referendum, New Road will be closed for roadworks just north of Great Mead and direct access by car to the Pavilion will not be possible for those houses on New Road to the north of Great Mead including Bishop's Orchard, The Crescent and Little Langlands.

If you would find it difficult to get to the polling station, you can apply for a postal or proxy vote.

You will need to complete an application form and send it to the Electoral Registration Officer to arrive by 5pm on Wednesday 27 February 2019at Electoral Services, South Oxfordshire District Council, 135 Eastern Avenue, Milton Park, Milton, OX14 4SB or email to

Postal vote application forms are available from

Alternatively, you can call the SODC helpline on 01235 422528 or email to request one.

The referendum will take place on Thursday 14 March 2019.

The Polling Station is at East Hagbourne Pavilion

Voting hours are from 7am until 10pm.


Following the independent examination of the East Hagbourne neighbourhood plan, South Oxfordshire District Council has agreed that the plan should now proceed to referendum. The referendum will take place on Thursday 14 March 2019. The Polling Station is at East Hagbourne Pavilion and voting hours are from 7am until 10pm.

To vote you must be registered to vote in local elections by Tuesday 26 February 2019 and live in the referendum area, i.e. East Hagbourne parish. Make sure you Register to Vote if you haven’t already. 

The Referendum will ask:

"Do you want South Oxfordshire District Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for East Hagbourne Parish to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?"

The Neighbourhood Plan contains policies covering the following topics:

  • Sustainable Development
  • Village Character
  • Housing
  • Infrastructure and Community Facilities
  • Transport and Access
  • Green Space and Environment

Full details can be found on the SODC website here.

A paper copy of the report is available to view in St Andrew's Church.

The Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group

Your Village, Your Voice

The people of East Hagbourne have a unique opportunity to shape the future of their village. East Hagbourne is making a Neighbourhood Plan.  

A Plan for East Hagbourne

The community will have its say and its plan will have influence over planning decisions and development.

Made by East Hagbourne

The Plan is being devised by residents of East Hagbourne. It will be based on consultation and discussion and subject to a parish referendum. 


Plan formally submitted

East Hagbourne’s Neighbourhood Plan was formally submitted to SODC on 17th September 2018. This is a major milestone and the result of a lot of hard work and consultation with SODC over the summer, building on the many comments received… Open Update

Consultation Drop-In

The Consultation drop in on March 10th was a great success. About 30 or so people visited the Pavilion during the morning and talked through the plan with Steering Group members.

You can see boards prepared for the drop-in displayed in Hagbourne… Open Update

Consultation Live

The Steering Group are excited to announce that the Draft Plan has reached an important milestone. A formal 6 week consultation is now live.

The consultation is an opportunity for residents and other interested parties to read the plan and

Open Update