Article 4 Directions

What is an Article 4 Direction?

A Direction under Article 4 of the General Permitted Development Order enables the Secretary of State or the local planning authority to withdraw specified permitted development rights across a defined area.

Test Valley Borough Council has made nine Article 4 Directions since 1972:

  • Land at Staddlestone farm, Chalkcroft Lane, Penton Mewsey, Andover
  • Land at The Middleway, Andover Down, Andover
  • Land adj Cottage Road, Middle Wallop, Andover
  • Land at Wellow Drove, Wellow
  • Land at Blackwater Bridge, off A31, Nr Ower, Romsey
  • Land at Allens Copse, Shootash, Nr Romsey
  • Land at Stockbridge Road/New Road, Timsbury
  • Land at Newtown Road, Awbridge
  • Land at Upper Clatford, Andover (1)
  • Land at Upper Clatford, Andover (2)
  • Land at King Lane, Over Wallop


There are also five Article 4 Directions made prior to 1972:

  • Land at New Street and Watery Lane, Andover
  • Land part of Linkenholt Estate, Andover
  • Land at Rooksbury Mill, Andover
  • Land north and south of Castle Lane, North Baddesley
  • Land at Butlers Wood, Newtown, Nr Lockerley

If you have any queries on the above please contact the Planning and Building Service