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The Parish

The parish comprises the village of Chelveston and the adjacent hamlet of Caldecott, along with Chelston Rise and the surrounding farmland. There are 225 dwellings (2014) and the electorate is 468 (April 2017).

Chelveston is approx. 2.5 miles east of Higham Ferrers on the B645, in the eastern district of the county of Northamptonshire, UK.

  • District Council Ward: Higham Ferrers Lancaster.
  • County Council Division: Higham Ferrers.
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Wellingborough.
  • European Parliamentary Region: East Midlands.

For local development purposes, the National Planning Policy Framework, the adopted North Northants Joint Core Strategy (JCS) and the district Local Plan (1996) saved policies determine development.

The district's "Part Two" Local Plan and the parish's emerging Neighbourhood Development Plan will replace the saved district Local Plan (1996) policies in due course.

Places of interest