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Planning and Property - Local Development Plan
Affordable Housing Viability Assessment (Levvel, 2010)
The Viability Assessment provides a strategic assessment of development viability and informs Local Development Plan preparation.
Annual Monitoring Report (AMR)
Assessment of Potential Housing, Employment and Mixed Use Sites in the Green Belt - Working Draft (Crestwood Environmental, March 2016)
A working draft assessment of potential housing, employment and mixed use sites in the green belt and their relative contribution to the purposes of the green belt designation, forming part of the evidence base and associated policy recommendations to assist in preparation of the Local Development Plan.
Brentwood Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Assessment (GTAA) (Opinion Research Services)
The primary objective of the Brentwood GTAA is to provide a robust revised assessment of current and future need for Gypsy, Traveller and Travelling Showpeople accommodation for the period 2016-2033. The Brentwood GTAA is part of a wider study that covers the whole of Essex, together with Southend-on-Sea and Thurrock.
Brentwood Town Centre Regeneration Strategy (The Essex Design Initiative, 2010)
This document combines three separate reports identifying short, medium and long term opportunities for Brentwood Town Centre. It contributes to the evidence base that underpins key elements of the Local Development Plan.
Brownfield Land Register
Core Strategy Issues and Options ('Pathway to a Sustainable Brentwood')
Draft Local Plan
Dunton Garden Suburb
Dunton Garden Suburb is a cross boundary opportunity involving Brentwood and Basildon Borough Councils. The project explores a potential development opportunity on land to the east of West Horndon (in Brentwood Borough) and west of Laindon (in Basildon Borough).
East of England Plan (Communities and Local Government, May 2008)
The now revoked Regional Spatial Strategy (RSS) for the East of England, the East of England Plan, set out a regional framework to inform the preparation of local planning policies. This included housing and employment targets for each local planning authority in the region.
Economic Futures 2013-2033 (Lichfields)
The study provides: economic forecasts for Brentwood Borough for three alternative scenarios; assesses future space needs for offices, industry and warehousing; considers the balance of demand and supply for employment land; and provides a high level job capacity analysis of identified potential employment sites
Employment Land Review (Atkins, 2010)
The Employment Land Review analyses future demand for employment land, forming part of the evidence base and associated policy recommendations to assist in preparation of the Local Development Plan.
Five Year Deliverable Housing Supply Assessment
Local planning authorities are required to identify and update a supply of deliverable sites sufficient to provide five years worth of housing against their housing requirements. The Council publishes a document each year setting out the position for the next five years.
Greater Essex Demographic Forecasts (Edge Analytics)
Essex Planning Officers Association (EPOA), representing local planning authorities in Essex, identified the need for early collaboration between authorities on the preparation and use of demographic information, particularly in light of changes to the planning system and revocation of the East of England Plan. This project has been conducted in four phases to provide a range of demographic forecasts representing a variety of scenarios in order to form part of the evidence base for Local Plans.
Green Belt Study (Crestwood Environmental Ltd.)
Green Infrastructure Strategy
Gypsies and Travellers DPD: Issues and Options
Early stages of work to produce a separate Gypsies and Travellers DPD was undertaken, as required by the previous government. Two consultations were carried out at the first stage of DPD preparation, Issues and Options. The first consultation was during July-September 2007 and the second took place during May-July 2008.
Gypsies and Travellers DPD: Pre-Submission Draft
In March 2009 the Council resolved that it would be in the best interest of the Borough to provide 15 additional permanent residential Gypsy and Traveller pitches by 2011, as required in the now revoked East of England Plan. Consultation took place during December 2009-February 2010.
Heart of Essex Economic Futures (Nathaniel Lichfield & Partners, 2012)
Brentwood, Chelmsford and Maldon Councils commissioned work to study projected economic growth in the Heart of Essex sub-region. The study sets out economic growth scenarios to enable the Councils to reach an informed view of the economic future and job growth aspirations in light of revocation of the East of England Plan and its associated targets.
Heart of Essex Housing Growth Scenarios (Roger Tym & Partners, 2012)
Brentwood, Chelmsford and Maldon Councils commissioned a study of housing growth scenarios for the Heart of Essex sub-region. The study examines housing growth scenarios in order to enable the Councils to reach an informed view on adopting new housing targets in light of revocation of the East of England Plan and its associated targets.
Highway Modelling (Peter Brett Associates, 2016)
|Brentwood Draft Highway Modelling Report, February 2016 (Main Report)||Current||2.99 Mb||10 Feb 2016|
|Brentwood Draft Highway Modelling Report, February 2016 (Appendix H, Forecast Junction Model Outputs)||Current||15.93 Mb||10 Feb 2016|
|Brentwood Draft Highway Modelling Report, February 2016 (Appendix G, Base Year Model Outputs)||Current||4.38 Mb||10 Feb 2016|
|Brentwood Draft Highway Modelling Report, February 2016 (Appendix F, LinSig Model Development Notes)||Current||0.13 Mb||10 Feb 2016|
|Brentwood Draft Highway Modelling Report, February 2016 (Appendix E, Junction Layout Drawings)||Current||4.2 Mb||10 Feb 2016|
|Brentwood Draft Highway Modelling Report, February 2016 (Appendix D, Link Flow Plots, M25 Junctions)||Current||1.49 Mb||10 Feb 2016|
|Brentwood Draft Highway Modelling Report, February 2016 (Appendix C, Link Flow Plots, BBC Area)||Current||2.78 Mb||10 Feb 2016|
|Brentwood Draft Highway Modelling Report, February 2016 (Appendix B, Brentwood LDP Sites Options)||Current||0.87 Mb||10 Feb 2016|
|Brentwood Draft Highway Modelling Report, February 2016 (Appendix A, Modelling Methodology Notes)||Current||1.79 Mb||10 Feb 2016|
Hotel Study (Brentwood Borough Hotel & Visitor Accommodation Futures Study) (Hotel Solutions, 2008)
A study that provides an assessment of future needs and opportunities for hotel and visitor accommodation development in Brentwood Borough through to 2021. This forms part of the evidence base to inform the Local Development Plan.
Housing and Economic Land Availability Assessment (HELAA) (2017)
The Council is currently updating its housing and economic land availability assessments for the Borough. This update includes a review of previously submitted site information plus a call for new sites, which will also be assessed as part of the HELAA process. The HELAA forms a key component of the evidence base to underpin policies in the new Local Plan for housing and economic development, including supporting the delivery of land to meet identified need for these uses.
Landscape Character Assessment (Chris Blandford Associates, 2006)
Local Development Plan Newsletter
A newsletter providing updates on progress preparing the Local Development Plan.
Local Development Scheme (LDS)
The LDS sets out the Council's timetable for preparing the Local Plan and other planning policy documents.
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Local Plan 2015-2030 Preferred Options
Consultation on the Preferred Options version of the Local Development Plan took place between July and October 2013. The document sets out draft policies and proposals to guide future development in the Borough.
Local Plan Correspondence
Local Wildlife Site Review (Essex Ecology Services, 2012)
Produced on behalf of the Council by EECOS, the ecological consultancy of the Essex Wildlife Trust, this study comprises the results of a review of existing and potential Local Wildlife Sites (LoWS) intended to contribute to the Local Development Plan.
Mid Essex Economic Futures Study (UWE, 2006)
An evidence base study to appraise the local economy and provide a future outlook assessment.
Objectively Assessed Housing Needs for Brentwood (Peter Brett Associates, 2014)
Open Space Study (Needs & Audit of Open Space, Sport & Recreation Facilities in Brentwood Borough) (PMP, 2008)
This study assesses the provision of open space, sport and recreation facilities within the Borough; set local standards for provision of open space, sport and recreation facilities; and provide guidance for the assessment of developer contributions to the provision of open space, sport and recreation facilities.
Open Space, Sport and Leisure Needs Assessment (Ploszajski Lynch Consulting Ltd., August 2016)
Renewable Energy Study (University of Exeter, 2014)
This report assesses a range of existing data sources and publications to understand both current demand for energy and emissions of carbon dioxide, together with the potential for the supply of low and zero carbon energy within the Borough.
Retail & Commercial Leisure Study (Nathaniel Lichfield & Partners, 2014)
The study provides a qualitative analysis of the existing retail and leisure facilities within the Borough, and a quantitative and qualitative assessment of the need for new retail, leisure and other main town centre uses.
Retail and Commercial Leisure Study (Chase & Partners, 2011)
This study assesses current retail and indoor commercial leisure provision, capacity, future needs and demand as well as market conditions across the Borough. This helps provide evidence to guide decisions regarding retail and commercial leisure, and inform the Local Development Plan.
Statement of Community Involvement (SCI)
The SCI sets out how the Council will involve and engage with the wider community in preparation and review of Local Plan documents, and when considering and determining planning applications. It addresses what the Council is seeking community involvement on, how and when the community will be involved, and who will be involved.
Strategic Flood Risk Assessment (SFRA) Entec, 2011)
The SFRA characterises flood risk throughout Brentwood Borough based on a range of information sources. This SFRA forms a Level 1 assessment providing an evidence base to support spatial planning decisions across the Borough and in support of Local Development Plan preparation.
Strategic Growth Options (January 2015)
The Strategic Growth Options provides an overview of the main issues to be considered as part of the Brentwood Local Development Plan, including spatial options and specific sites
Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment (SHLAA) (Atkins, 2011)
The primary role of the SHLAA is to identify sites with potential for housing in the Borough in order to show where housing could be provided over the next 15 years. Identification of land as having potential for housing does not mean that the land will be allocated or granted planning permission. The SHLAA provides independent evidence to support future plan-making, it is not a statement of Council policy.
Strategic Housing Market Assessment (SHMA) (David Couttie Associates, 2014)
SHMA to inform Local Development Plan preparation regarding the local housing market.
Strategic Housing Market Assessment (SHMA) (Opinion Research Services, 2008)
The SHMA provides a framework to develop a good understanding of how housing markets operate. The study promotes an approach to assessing housing need and demand, which among other things, informs Local Development Plan preparation.
Strategic Housing Market Assessment (SHMA) Part 1 - Objectively Assessed Need (Peter Brett Associates)
This Objectively Assessed Housing Needs Study provides an objective assessment of housing need (OAN). Together with the Part 2 SHMA (affordable housing needs) it covers the full objectively assessed housing need for Brentwood Borough.
Strategic Housing Market Assessment (SHMA) Part 2 - Objectively Assessed Need for Affordable Housing (HDH Planning & Development Ltd, Peter Brett Associates, 2016)
This updated SHMA follows on from the Objectively Assessed Housing Needs for Brentwood (Peter Brett Associates, 2014), which effectively becomes Part 1 of the SHMA. This report principally focuses on the calculation of the level of affordable housing need and the size and tenure of all dwellings required within the overall objectively assessed housing need.
Surface Water Management Plan (SWMP) for Brentwood Borough (JBA Consulting 2015)
Essex County Council, in its role as Lead Flood Risk Authority, commissioned JBA Consulting to complete a Surface Water Management Plan (SWMP) for Brentwood Borough. The report establishes a long-term action plan to manage surface water and will help to inform future capital investment, maintenance, land-use planning, emergency planning and future developments. It also forms part of the Local Development Plan evidence base.
Sustainability Appraisal (SA)
The Council is required to carry out Sustainability Appraisals for certain planning documents in order to ensure that policies and proposals contribute to the objectives of sustainable development.
Water Cycle Study (Entec, 2011)
The Water Cycle Study assesses the capacities of water bodies and water related infrastructure to accommodate future development and growth in Brentwood Borough. The Study comprises Scoping and Outline phases of a Water Cycle Study, in line with Environment Agency guidance.