We supported Milborne St Andrew in the early phases of their neighbourhood plan preparation. We organised and ran a "PLACE assessment" day for the steering group to help them analysis and record the qualities and characteristics of their village. This assessment became a key part of the evidence base for the final plan that has now passed referendum.

Milborne St Andrew is a village and civil parish in the county of Dorset. It is sited in a winterbourne valley on the dip slope of the Dorset Downs, on the A354 road, around 14 km northeast of the county town Dorchester. It lies in the North Dorset administrative district. In the 2011 census the parish had 472 dwellings, 453 households and a population of 1,062. Thomas Hardy described Milborne St Andrew as “Millpond St Jude's" in his novel Far From the Madding Crowd.


The Feria Urbanism team is involved in other neighbourhood plans in a series of towns and villages including Hawkhurst, Lewes, Ticehurst, Loose, Staplehurst and Faversham. The team has also worked with a neighbourhood forum on the edge of Bristol city centre and a neighbourhood plan group in the heart of Southampton city centre. If you wish to know more about these other neighbourhood plan projects, please get in touch.

Milborne St Andrew Neighbourhood Plan


Photos from village "PLACE assessment" day



Date: 8th August 2019

Yes Vote: 91%

Turnout: 35%