Core Strategy and Urban Core Plan for Gateshead and Newcastle 2010-2030
The Core Strategy and Urban Core Plan is a strategic planning framework that will guide development in Newcastle and Gateshead to 2030. It is the first part of both councils Local Plan, containing an overall vision and spatial strategy to deliver economic prosperity and create lifetime neighbourhoods. The plan covers the whole of the area within the administrative boundaries of Gateshead and Newcastle and includes strategic policies and specific policies for the urban core, sub-areas and sites.
Examination of the Core Strategy and Urban Core Plan
The plan was given to the Secretary of State for examination in February 2014. The Inspector found the Plan "sound", subject to a small number of changes known as 'Main Modifications'.
Adoption of the Core Strategy and Urban Core Plan
The plan was formally adopted by Gateshead Council on 26 March 2015:
Copies of these documents are available to view at Gateshead Council, second floor reception, Civic Centre, Regent Street, Gateshead NE8 1HH, telephone 0191 433 3418, Monday to Friday 9am-5pm, and at public libraries in Gateshead and Newcastle.
In accordance with Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (as amended) the plan will form part of the statutory Development Plan for Gateshead.
Key Documents and Preparation of the Plan
Sustainability Appraisals/Habitats Regulations Statement
Strategic Land Review
Long Term Employment and Demographic Projections
Employment Land Review and Office Needs Studies
Retail and Leisure Assessments and Evidence
Housing Assessments and Evidence
Transport Assessments and Evidence
Infrastructure and Viability
Site Delivery Documents Gateshead
Place making studies, assessments and strategies
Open space, playing pitches and sports assessments
Green Infrastructure and Biodiversity
Flood Risk Sequential Test
Strategic Flood Risk Assessment
Surface Water Management Plan
Preliminary Flood Risk Assessment
Waste Assessments and Evidence
Minerals Assessments and Evidence
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