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Local Development Scheme

The Local Development Scheme (LDS) identifies what planning policy documents apply to Gateshead, and their status. It sets out a programme of planning policy documents which the council will prepare and the timetable for its preparation.

If you have any queries about the progression of the Local Plan or supporting documents, please contact us by emailing

View the Local Development Scheme 2023-2028


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Spatial Planning and Housing Strategy
Development and Enterprise
Gateshead Council
Civic Centre
Regent Street

0191 433 3000