The public is reminded that the final draft of the Rupert’s Valley Development Plan (RVDP) is currently out for public consultation until Friday 7 October 2016.*

The draft Plan affects anyone living or working in Rupert’s and any person with a legal interest in affected land or commercial or personal interest in the future of freight operations serving St Helena. It is important to build as much consensus as possible about the future of Rupert’s Valley and your participation in plan preparation and comments are important.

The final draft Plan may be examined at the Office of the Chief Planning Officer, Essex House, Jamestown, the Customer Services Centre, Public Library and Tommy Benjamin’s shop in Rupert’s. It is also available on the SHG website under the Public Consultation section of the Publications page: **

Any person wishing to make any comments with regard to any of the proposals contained in the final draft Plan may do so before Friday 7 October  2016.  Written representations must be sent to the Chief Planning Officer at the following address:

Chief Planning Officer

Planning and Building Division

Essex House






* Please note the revised deadline of Friday 7 October 2016 and not Friday 30 September 2016 as previously announced

** Direct link –



15 August 2016







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