Local Plan Review Evidence

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The following list sets out the latest up-to-date evidence and supporting material that underpins the Local Plan Review. However, the list is not exhaustive and will continue to evolve as new studies are published. All of this material has already been published and is available elsewhere on the District Council’s website. However, for convenience, the complete list is published here.

Duty to cooperate

With Gloucestershire authorities:

Stroud - JCS authorities Statement of Cooperation August 2014 

Gloucestershire authorities Memorandum of Understanding January 2015

Gloucestershire authorities Statement of Common Ground Report March 2019

With South Gloucestershire and West of England:

Stroud – West of England Duty to Cooperate Statement October 2018

 

Housing

Local Housing Needs Assessment (September 2020)

Gypsies, Travellers and Travelling Showpeople (March 2017)

Housing Land Availability 2019

Five Year Land Supply 2019

Housing Delivery Test Action Plan August 2019

 

 Site Assessment

 The Assessment of Strategic Development Opportunities in Parts of Gloucestershire

 

Employment

Gloucestershire Local Industrial Strategy 2019 (Draft 2019)

Employment Land Availability 2019

Gloucestershire Economic Needs Assessment (August 2020)

 

Retail and Town Centres

The Future of Town Centres (August 2017)

 

Landscape

Stroud District Landscape Assessment (November 2000)

Stroud District Landscape Sensitivity Assessment (December 2016)

Part 1

Part 2 Amberley to Nailsworth

Part 2 North Nibley to Wotton-under-Edge

Cotswolds AONB Management Plan 2018-2023

Evaluation of Site Landscape and Visual Issues (October 2019)

 

Green Infrastructure

A Strategic Framework for Green Infrastructure in Gloucestershire (2015)

Stroud District Open Space, Green Infrastructure, Sport and Recreation Study (June 2019)

 

Air Quality

Stroud District 2019 Air Quality Annual Status Report

 

Biodiversity

Gloucestershire Biodiversity Action Plan

Severn Estuary (Stroud District) Visitor Survey Report (June 2016)

Cotswolds Beechwoods Visitor Survey 2019

Rodborough Common Visitor Survey 2019

 

Heritage

A Heritage Strategy for Stroud District (February 2018)

SALA Heritage Impact Appraisals:

2017 Report

2018 Report

2019 Report

 

Flood Risk

Strategic Flood Risk Assessment Levels 1 and 2 (Draft 2019)

 

 

Energy and climate change

Gloucestershire Sustainable Energy Strategy (January 2019)

Renewable Energy Resources Assessment (November 2019)

Final Report

Appendix: Assessment of Landscape Character Areas

Environmental requirements for new build development (March 2019)

New build sustainability checklist (March 2019)

 

Transport

Strategy Options Discussion Paper (July 2018)

Strategy Options Discussion Paper Appendices

Sustainable Transport Strategy (Draft November 2019)

 

Infrastructure

Gas Pipeline Statement (June 2020)

 

Site assessment

The Assessment of Strategic Development Opportunities in Parts of Gloucestershire: Interim Assessment (October 2019)

Strategic Assessment of Land Availability (SALA): 2017, 2018 and 2019 Reports

 

Strategy

Stroud District Settlement Role and Function Study Update 2018 (May 2019)

Planning Review Panel Working Papers:

Developing a preferred strategy (March 2018)

Review of settlement development limits (April 2018)

 

Sustainability Appraisal

Sustainability Appraisal Scoping Report (April 2018)

Sustainability Appraisal Findings for the Stroud Local Plan Review Policy Options (August 2018)

Sustainability Appraisal Findings for the Stroud Local Plan Review Site Options (August 2018)

Sustainability Appraisal Report for the Stroud Local Plan Review: Emerging Strategy Paper (November 2018)

Final Report

Appendices

Sustainability Appraisal Report for the Stroud Local Plan Review: Draft Plan (November 2019)

Final Report

Appendices 1-4

Appendices 5-6

Appendices 7-8

 

Habitat Regulations Assessment

Habitat Regulations Assessment of the Stroud Local Plan at Emerging Strategy Stage (November 2018)

Habitat Regulations Assessment of the Stroud Local Plan at Draft Plan Consultation Stage (November 2019)

 

Consultation

Stroud District Local Plan Review: Issues and Options Consultation Report (February 2018)

Stroud District Local Plan Review: Emerging Strategy Consultation Report (May 2019)

Stroud District Local Plan Review: Emerging Strategy Consultation Report – Part Two (November 2019)

 

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