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Specialist and Supported Housing Supplementary Planning Document

The Specialist and Supported Housing SPD provides guidance to those intending to develop specialist and supported accommodation in Gateshead. It does not set policy, but sets out more detailed guidance on interpretation and implementation of Local Plan policies.

The SPD sets out:

  • what the Council takes into account when considering the suitability of specialist and supported accommodation
  • expected general standards for development
  • matters of consideration relating to specific types of accommodation

The Council adopted the Specialist and Supported Housing SPD on 26 May 2022. 

Specialist and Supported Housing SPD 2022 (PDF) [1MB] (opens new window)

Consultation Report: Specialist and Supported Housing SPD (PDF) [691KB] (opens new window)

Adoption Statement - Specialist and Supported Housing SPD (PDF) [442KB] (opens new window)