Evidence base

As a starting point, Local Development Documents have to be based on a robust and credible evidence base. In order to ensure this, the council has undertaken a number of monitoring reports and specialist studies. These will be updated and supplemented with additional evidence over time.

The list below indicates the main reports and studies considered to contribute to the evidence base.

Monitoring

Topic Paper

Housing

Infrastructure

Transport

Employment

Flooding

Green Belt

Nature Conservation

Open space and recreation

Retail

Placemaking and design

Travellers Local Plan

Joint Minerals and Waste Plan