The council has assembled a large number of documents as part of its evidence base to inform the preparation of its local planning framework.

Government guidance requires the policies in Local Plans to be based upon sound evidence.

Here you can find out about the technical studies we have undertaken to meet this requirement, which fall under the following categories.

A number of studies have been updated as part of the Local Plan Examination process and may be found on the following pages:

Examination documents

Examination library (evidence base)