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'.

Icon for pdf The Inspectors Report [1.17MB]

Icon for pdf Annex 1 - Main modifications [20.06MB]

Adoption of the Core Strategy and Urban Core Plan

The plan was formally adopted by Gateshead Council on 26 March 2015:

Icon for pdf Core Strategy and Urban Core Plan for Gateshead and Newcastle upon Tyne, 2010-2030 [59.93MB]

Icon for pdf Adoption Statement [100.6KB] 

Icon for pdf Sustainability Appraisal Adoption Statement [254.13KB]

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  

Background

Icon for pdf Compliance Statement: A guide to how the Planning for the Future Core Strategy and Urban Core Plan has complied with the legal, policy and technical requirements [23.17MB]

Sustainability Appraisals/Habitats Regulations Statement

Icon for pdf Gateshead and Newcastle Council Core Strategy and Urban Core Plan Sustainability Appraisal Report December 2014 [2.36MB]
Icon for pdf SA Report addendum (SA of proposed modifications) November 2014 [969.29KB]
Icon for pdf Habitat Regulations Assessment November 2013 [16.33MB]
Icon for pdf SA core Strategy and Urban Core Plan for Gateshead and Newcastle Proposed Submission Document August 2013 [3.41MB]

Strategic Land Review

Icon for pdf Newcastle Gateshead Strategic Land Review (SLR) Part 1 September 2011 [16.68MB]
Icon for pdf Gateshead Strategic Land Review (SLR) Part 2 July 2012 [12.38MB]
Icon for pdf Gateshead Strategic Land Review (SLR) Part 3 September 2013 [27.26MB]

Long Term Employment and Demographic Projections

Icon for pdf Long Term Employment and Demographic Projections August 2013 [706.3KB]
Icon for pdf Long Term Employment and Demographic Projections February 2012 [758.08KB]

Employment Land Review and Office Needs Studies

Icon for pdf Gateshead Employment Land Review July 2012 [10.72MB]
Icon for pdf Gateshead Employment Land Review and Office Capacity Study July 2010 [4.94MB]
Icon for pdf NewcastleGateshead Office Needs Assessment July 2012 [14.36MB]
Icon for pdf Gateshead Employment Land Portfolio Update, 2013 [43.63KB] 
Icon for pdf NewcastleGateshead Office Bridging Paper September 2013 [553.75KB]

Retail and Leisure Assessments and Evidence

Icon for pdf Newcastle Gateshead Convenience Retailing: Commentary on Market Position 2015 [7.43MB]
Icon for pdf NewcastleGateshead Strategic Comparison Goods Retail Capacity Forecasts Update and Appendices 2012 [1.59MB]
Icon for pdf NewcastleGateshead Convenience Goods District Centre Needs and Appendices May 2010 [7.07MB]
Icon for pdf Gateshead Retail Health Check Report 2015 [133.62KB]
Icon for pdf Gateshead TOwn Centre Primary Shopping Area and Shopping Frontage Designations April 2011 [688.29KB]
Icon for pdf Newcastle and Gateshead Leisure Study April 2010 [2.49MB]

Housing Assessments and Evidence

Icon for pdf Gateshead Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment (SHLAA) July 2013 [3.87MB]
Icon for pdf Gateshead Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment (SHLAA) October 2010 [10.55MB]
Icon for pdf NewcastleGateshead Strategic Housing Market Assessment (SHMA) 2013 [1013.16KB] 
Icon for pdf NewcastleGateshead Strategic Housing Market Assessment (SHMA) 2010 [6.07MB]
Icon for pdf Tyne and Wear SHMA July 2010 [5.62MB]
Icon for pdf Gateshead and Newcastle Traveller Accommodation Needs Assessment 2013 [697.91KB]
Icon for pdf Exemplar Neighbourhood SPD July 2013 [8.58MB]

Transport Assessments and Evidence

Icon for pdf NewcastleGateshead Local Development Framework Modelling Assessment June 2012 [20.77MB]
Icon for pdf NewcastleGateshead Local Development Framework Modelling Assessment Additional Evidence March 2013 [1.05MB]
Icon for pdf Testing of Urban Core Area Action Plan July 2012 [2.88MB]
Icon for pdf Lobley Hill VISSIM Model Development Assessments September 2013 [498.67KB]
Icon for pdf Blaydon Roundabout VISSIM Junction Modelling Report July 2013 [3.76MB]

Infrastructure and Viability

Icon for pdf Infrastructure Delivery Plan (IDP) and Schedule [3.75MB]
Icon for pdf Gateshead and Newcastle Viability and Delivery Report February 2014 [2.34MB]

Site Delivery Documents Gateshead

Icon for pdf Chopwell Development Framework September 2013 [2.79MB]
Icon for pdf Crawcrook Development Framework September 2013 [3.42MB]
Icon for pdf Dunston Hill Development Framework September 2013 [6.33MB]
Icon for pdf Highfield Development Framework August 2013 [5.87MB]
Icon for pdf High Spen Development Framework September 2013 [2.57MB]
Icon for pdf Kibblesworth Development Framework March 2013 [2.88MB]
Icon for pdf Ryton Development Framework September 2013 [3.75MB]
Icon for pdf Sunniside Development Framework September 2013 [3.27MB]
Icon for pdf Metrogreen Topic Paper February 2014 [3.27MB]
Icon for pdf South of Follingsby Lane Development Brief July 2013 [23.2MB]

Place making studies, assessments and strategies

Icon for pdf Made in Gateshead: Urban Character Assessment March 2011  [67.77MB]
Icon for pdf Conservation Area Profiles January 2011 [5.4MB]
Icon for pdf Gateshead Local List May 2004 [114.28KB]
Icon for pdf Urban Landscape Study of the Tyne Gorge January 2003 [15.14MB]
Icon for pdf Regent/Walker Terrace Conservation Area Character Appraisal July 2013 [2.13MB]
Icon for pdf Bridges Conservation Area Character Appraisal April 2013 [3.42MB]
Icon for pdf Metrogreen Topic Paper July 2012 [11.31MB]

Open space, playing pitches and sports assessments

Icon for pdf Gateshead Playing Pitch Strategy (PPS) November 2016 [1.17MB]
Icon for pdf Gateshead Football Plan October 2016 [497.49KB]
Icon for pdf Gateshead Built Facilities Strategy October 2016 [609.29KB]
Icon for pdf Gateshead Playing Pitch Strategy 2012 [24.83MB]
Icon for pdf Gateshead Open Space Assessment January 2006 [37.7MB]

Green Infrastructure and Biodiversity

Icon for pdf NewcastleGateshead Green Infrastructure Study River Tyne Report September 2011 [6.5MB]
Icon for pdf NewcastleGateshead Green Infrastructure Study Evidence Base January 2011 [7.71MB]
Icon for pdf NewcastleGateshead Green Infrastructure Strategy Report August 2011 [7.99MB]
Icon for pdf NewcastleGateshead Green Infrastructure Study Evidence Base Appendices January 2011 [7.71MB]
Icon for pdf Gateshead Green Infrastructure Delivery Plan January 2013 [1.71MB]
Icon for pdf Durham Biodiversity Action Plan 2007 [58.91KB]

Flood Risk Sequential Test

Icon for pdf Gateshead Sequential Test Report September 2013 [875.37KB]

Strategic Flood Risk Assessment

Icon for pdf Gateshead Strategic Flood Risk Assessment Review October 2013 [97.47MB]

Surface Water Management Plan

Icon for pdf NewcastleGateshead Surface Water Management Plan January 2012 [3.38MB]
Icon for pdf NewcastleGateshead Surface Water Management Plan: Strategic and Mixed Use Sites: Appendix B July 2011 [10.03MB]
Icon for pdf NewcastleGateshead Surface Water Management Plan: Strategic Development Sites October 2011 [4.95MB]
Icon for pdf NewcastleGateshead Surface Water Management Plan: Identifying Areas at Risk December 2013 [15.75MB]

Preliminary Flood Risk Assessment

Icon for pdf Newcastle City Council Preliminary Flood Risk Assessment August 2011 [11.27MB]
Icon for pdf Gateshead Quay Wall Strategy October 2011 [2.5MB]
Icon for pdf Team Valley Integrated Flood Risk Study Final Inception Report August 2011 [1.6MB]
Icon for pdf Metrogreen Surface Water Management Plan February 2014 [8.07MB]
Icon for pdf Metrogreen Surface Water Management Plan December 2011 [17.41MB]
Icon for pdf NWL Core Strategy Infrastructure Evidence March 2013 [354.47KB]
Icon for pdf Gateshead Stage 1 SuDS Suitability and Viability Assessments for SLR Part 2 Sites January 2013 [28.96MB]

Waste Assessments and Evidence

Icon for pdf Production and Disposal of Low Level Radioactive Waste in the NE of England August 2013 [1.27MB]
Icon for pdf Model of Waste Arisings and Waste Management Capacity July 2012 [4.33MB]
Icon for pdf Waste Capacity report update January 2016 [720.37KB]

Minerals Assessments and Evidence

Icon for pdf Joint Local Aggregate Assessment for County Durham, Northumberland and Tyne and Wear April 2015 [807.12KB]

Education

Icon for pdf Gateshead Schools - Local Plan Impact and Mitigation February 2014 [89.56KB]

Archives

Population and Economic Growth Projections Archive

Gateshead Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment and 5 Year Land Supply Archive (SHLAA)

Population and Economic Growth Projections Archive (SHMA)

Contact us

ldf@gateshead.gov.uk
0191 433 3415

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