Evidence base documents

In preparing development plan and supplementary planning documents we need to gather a range of evidence to ensure a robust basis for our planning policies.

For more information on the studies that have been undertaken so far, please click on the relevant heading in the index list below.

Please note that the Strategic Flood Risk Assessment (SFRA) has been updated and Level 2 prepared.  This document can be found in the list below.  If you wish to see the previous version (2009) which supported the preparation of the Core Strategy please contact a member of our Planning Policy Team. Contact us >>





Capacity studies


Green infrastructure


Heritage and conservation










Water infrastructure

Previous evidence base documents