Inner North West Community Planner

The Community Planner post operates in the Council wards of Headingley, Hyde Park and Woodhouse, Kirkstall and Weetwood and is funded by the Inner North West Area Committee (INWAC) Wellbeing fund.

If you need any advice or information relating to planning matters in the inner north west area please contact the Community Planner, Jenna Riley (email The Community Planner provides advice and support for local community groups and residents associations on a number of planning issues including:

• Neighbourhood Planning
• Neighbourhood Design Statements and other community led planning documents
• Local planning applications and planning enforcement cases

The Community Planner also co-ordinates the INWAC Planning Sub Group. Meeting notes from the latest Planning Sub Group meeting can be found in the Documents section of the page.

In September 2012 the Community Planner and INWAC Planning Sub Group produced an issues and options paper looking at the potential for Neighbourhood Development Plans in inner north west Leeds. The paper is aimed at local community groups who are interested in producing a Neighbourhood Development Plan. Furthermore an introductory meeting to Neighbourhood Planning was held on the 16th April 2013 for community groups who might be interested in developing a Neighbourhood Plan in the inner north west area of Leeds; the paper, meeting notes and presentation slides can be found under the ‘Documents' part of the page. Copies of the following documents can also be found there:

• Community Groups in inner north west Leeds (Map July 2012)

• Far Headingley, Weetwood and West Park Neighbourhood Design Statement
(Sept 2014)
• Headingley and Hyde Park Neighbourhood Design Statement (Sep 2010)
• Headingley Renaissance Strategy and Action Plan (Nov 2005)
• Little Woodhouse Neighbourhood Design Statement (Mar 2011)
• Vision for Kirkstall Ward (Nov 2010)​​



Community Groups in INW.jpg Groups in INW.pdf1427186pdf
Far Headingley Adopted NDS NDS Adoption Version.pdf6989108pdf
Headingley and Hyde Park NDS.pdf and HP NDS.pdf4538799pdf
DocHdl1tmpTarget Renaissance.pdf2946389pdf
Neighbourhood Plan - Slides Presentation1.ppt2148864ppt
LW NDS 22-03-11 Woodhouse NDS.pdf5181734pdf
Notes of meeting 11th June 2013 Planning Follow Up Meeting Notes.pdf104601pdf
Microsoft Word - Neighbourhood Planning - Issues and Options FINAL.doc Planning Paper Sept 2012.pdf71185pdf
Planning Group Notes - April 2014 Group Notes April 2014.pdf66102pdf
Planning Group Notes - July 2014 Group Notes July 2014.pdf74915pdf
Planning Group Notes - June 2014 Group Notes June 2014.pdf159423pdf
Planning Group Notes - May 2014 Group Notes May 2014.pdf78791pdf
DocHdl1OnPTRSVRtmpTarget for Kirkstall Ward.pdf2533610pdf

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