Site Address: Elm Grove Nursery Elm Grove Locking
Description of development: Outline planning application for the erection of up to 110 dwellings with public open space, landscaping and sustainable drainage system (SuDS) and vehicular access point from Elm Grove, demolition of 20 South Lawn and creation of emergency access from South Lawn. All matters reserved except for means of main site access
Application Reference: 18/P/2652/OUT
Appellant’s Name: Gladman Developments
Appeal Reference: APP/D0121/W/19/3229938
Appeal Start Date 5 August 2019

Appeal Letter 18 P 2652 OUT please click on this link 

Locking Parish Council encourage all interested residents to submit their own representations directly to the Planning Inspectorate via or by emailing. If you don’t have access to the internet, please send three copies to The Planning Inspectorate, Room 3/J, Temple Quay House, 2 The Square, Bristol BS1 6PN – you will require the Appeal Reference APP/D0121/W/19/3229938 and full address of the planning site. 


An appeal has been made to the Planning Inspectorate against our failure to issue a decision on an application for planning permission or approval within the appropriate period (normally eight weeks or thirteen weeks for major applications). Please click the link above.

Locking Parish Council will be making further representations regarding the following:
Traffic Safety/Management
Transport Links
Should you wish to make further comments, or modify/withdraw your previous representation please follow the link contained in the notice above


About the Parish

Locking is a village and Civil Parish in North Somerset, England. It is a predominantly quiet residential area of North Somerset, 3.5 miles (5.6 km) south east of the town of Weston-super-Mare. It sits within the Weston-super-Mare and Villages parliamentary constituency, John Penrose MP is the duly elected representative.

As well as a Doctors Surgery and dispensing Pharmacy the village has a Hall, Church, 2 Pre-Schools, 1 Primary School, a Post Office and many other local businesses.

Here you can find:

Information from Council and Committee meetings
Information on booking the Parish Hall
Who your local Councillors are
How to Contact Us
How to Report a problem 


We aim to update the site at least monthly, although sometimes this may not be possible, Locking Parish Council has accepted the information on their web pages in good faith and every reasonable effort has been made to ensure that the information contained within is correct, up to date, and valid. Neither the Parish Council, nor its members or employees, shall be liable in any event for any loss, however arising, that is suffered by any person or party as a consequence of any errors in, or omissions from, this website. Websites to which this site links are the responsibility of their individual authors and owners. Neither the Parish Council, nor its members or employees accepts any responsibility for statements made or opinions expressed in them.

Latest News

31/05/19 If you are interested in becoming a Parish Councillor, there are eight vacancies. Click here for more information.

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Strategic thinkers needed…

Following the workshop at the Parish Hall on Thursday 24th October 2016, the PC would like to thank those that attended. However, the more volunteers the merrier! Please click on the link above to find out more information and to register your interest. Thank you.





Twitter: @Locking2_Future

Phone: 07786 304862

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defibWelcome to the village for our newest arrival. The Public Access Defibrillator is now up and running! Thanks to all who have supported the effort to get it here. Don’t forget fundraising goes on to obtain a second one for elsewhere in the parish.