Evidence base

The council needs to prepare and maintain an up to date information base on key aspects of the social, economic and environmental characteristics of the borough. The Local Plan evidence base helps in the preparation of sound and robust plans and shows how the council has developed strategies and policies in emerging Local Plan documents. 

Climate change and monitoring

Design guides and tall building guide 

Employment and economy


Healthy lives



Integrated Impact Assessment (IIA)

Natural environment

Site allocations evidence

Spatial strategies