Broads Plan 2017

The Broads Plan, the most important management plan for the Broads, is currently being reviewed and updated.

A new plan will be implemented in April 2017, covering until 2022. The partnership strategy, coordinated by the Broads Authority, sets out a long-term vision for the Broads and guides actions for the benefit of its environment, local communities and visitors.

Revised draft for consultation

The first draft Broads Plan 2017 was published for consultation from 15 February to 8 April 2016. Taking account of responses received we have now produced a revised draft plan, which is published for consultation from 17 October to 30 December 2016. Your comments on the revised draft plan are invited.

To view consultation documents, click on the following links, or see below for more information.

Revised draft Broads Plan 2017

Revised draft Broads Plan 2017 - Sustainability Appraisal

Revised draft Broads Plan 2017 - Habitats Regulations Assessment

Schedule of responses to first draft Broads Plan 2017

For reference only (consultation closed 8 April 2016):

First draft Broads Plan 2017

First draft Broads Plan - Sustainability Appraisal (SA)

First draft Broads Plan - Habitats Regulation Assessment (HRA)

Please send comments in writing to the Broads Authority by 4pm on Friday 30 December 2016:

By post or in person to: Maria Conti, Strategy and Projects Officer, Broads Authority, Yare House, 62-64 Thorpe Road, Norwich NR1 1RY

By email

If you have any questions on this consultation please contact Maria Conti on 01603 610734 or email

Where to get consultation documents

To view consultation documents click on the links above. Alternatively, email for printed copies. Reference copies of all documents are also available at the venues below during the consultation period:

  • Broads Authority, Yare House, 62-64 Thorpe Road, Norwich NR1 1RY
  • Broadland District Council, 1 Yarmouth Road, Norwich NR7 ODU
  • Great Yarmouth Borough Council, Town Hall, Hall Plain, Great Yarmouth NR30 2QF
  • North Norfolk District Council, Holt Road, Cromer NR27  9EN
  • Norwich City Council, City Hall, St Peter’s St, Norwich NR2 1NH
  • South Norfolk Council, Swan Lane, Long Stratton NR15 2XE
  • Waveney District Council, Riverside, 4 Canning Road, Lowestoft NR33 0EQ
  • Norfolk County Council, County Hall, Martineau Lane, Norwich NR1 2DH
  • Suffolk County Council, Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich IP1 2BX
  • Whitlingham Broads Visitor Centre, Whitlingham Lane, Trowse, Norwich NR14 8TR
  • Acle Library, Bridewell Lane, Acle NR13 3RA
  • Beccles Library, Blyburgate, Beccles NR34 9TB
  • Brundall Library, 90 The Street, Brundall NR13 5LH
  • Bungay Library, Wharton Street, Bungay NR35 1EL
  • Cromer Library, Prince of Wales Road, Cromer NR27 9HS
  • Great Yarmouth Library, Tolhouse Street, Great Yarmouth NR30 2SH
  • Loddon Library, 31 Church Plain, Loddon NR14 6EX
  • Lowestoft Library, Clapham Road South, Lowestoft NR32 1DR
  • Oulton Broad, Library Council Offices, 92 Bridge Road, Oulton Broad NR32 3LR
  • Norwich Millennium Library, The Forum, Millennium Plain, Norwich NR2 1AW
  • Stalham Library, High Street, Stalham NR12 9AN
  • Wroxham Library, Norwich Road, Wroxham NR12 8RX