Immediate Article 4 Direction: Factory, Windmill Road, Rushden

Closes 9 Sep 2022

Opened 18 Jul 2022


The council has made an immediate Article 4 Direction covering the Factory, Windmill Road, Rushden.  The direction withdraws the permitted development right concerning demolition, meaning that the demolition of the building will now require planning permission.

The direction will expire within a period of six months unless confirmed by the council before the end of this period.

The Article 4 direction and supporting information are available to view below and via the East Northamptonshire Area webpage.

Give us your views

The council welcomes representations about this. Any representations that are received in writing will be taken into account in deciding whether to confirm the making of the Article 4 Direction.

The consultation period runs from 18 July 2022 to 09 September 2022

Representations should be sent by e-mail to, quoting the reference A412022, or by hard copy to Planning Services, North Northamptonshire Council, Cedar Drive, Thrapston, NN14 4LZ.


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