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Current Evidence

The most up to date and full evidence base and documents underpinning the Joint Local Plan can be viewed on the Councils Core Document Library which is available below:

Core Document Library 

 

Housing

Topic Paper - BMSDC Settlement Hierarchy Review - November 2020

Babergh and Mid Suffolk Strategic Housing and Economic Land Availability Assessment (SHELAA) - October 2020

Babergh and Mid Suffolk Viability and CIL review study - Regulation 19 stage - October 2020

Babergh and Mid Suffolk Infrastructure Delivery Plan (IDP) - September 2020

Call for Sites Submissions - September 2019

Housing Delivery Test (HDT) Action Plan - June 2019

Ipswich and Waveney Housing Market Areas Strategic Housing Market Assessment (SHMA) - May 2017

Gypsy, Traveller, Travelling Showpeople and Boat Dwellers Accommodation Needs Assessment (ANA) (May 2017)

 

Environment & Heritage

Babergh and Mid Suffolk Joint Local Plan Sustainability Appraisal (SA) - October 2020

Babergh and Mid Suffolk Joint Local Plan Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA) - October 2020

Babergh and Mid Suffolk Heritage Impact Assessment (HIA) - Stage 2 - October 2020

Babergh and Mid Suffolk Heritage Impact Assessment (HIA) - Stage 2 Scoping Report - October 2020

Babergh and Mid Suffolk Heritage Impact Assessment (HIA) - Stage 1 - October 2020

Babergh and Mid Suffolk Strategic Flood Risk Assessment (SFRA) - October 2020

Babergh and Mid Suffolk Water Cycle Study (WCS) Addendum - October 2020

Babergh and Mid Suffolk Water Cycle Study (WCS) - October 2020

Babergh and Mid Suffolk Landscape Sensitivity Assessment (LSA) - September 2020

Babergh and Mid Suffolk Joint Local Plan Sustainability Appraisal (SA): Scoping Report - March 2020

Babergh and Mid Suffolk Joint Local Plan Sustainability Appraisal (SA): Scoping Report - April 2019

Babergh and Mid Suffolk Open Space Study - May 2019

Habitats Regulations Assessment Recreational Disturbance Avoidance and Mitigation Strategy - Technical Report - May 2019

Sudbury and Great Cornard Surface Water Management Plan - Feb 2019

Settlement Sensitivity Assessment - Landscape Fringes of Ipswich - July 2018

Babergh and Mid Suffolk Heritage and Settlement Sensitivity Assessment Final Report - March 2018

Babergh and Mid Suffolk Sustainability Appraisal Scoping Report - January 2017

Joint Babergh & Mid Suffolk Landscape Character Assessment - Aug 2015

Update to the Haven Gateway Green Infrastructure Strategy for the Ipswich Policy Area (August 2015)

Green Infrastructure Framework - West Babergh (Aug 2012)

Green Infrastructure Framework - West Babergh Evidence Base (Aug 2012) 

A Green Infrastructure Study for the Haven Gateway (2008)

  

Economy

Babergh and Mid Suffolk Strategic Housing and Economic Land Availability Assessment (SHELAA) - October 2020

Ipswich Economic Area Sector Needs Assessment - Sept 2017

Economic Land Needs Assessment - Ipswich and Waveney Economic Areas - Mar 2016

Babergh & Mid Suffolk Town Centres & Retail Study - Sept 2015

 

Transport

Ipswich Strategic Planning Area Local Plan Modelling - Forecasting Report - Oct 2020

Ipswich Strategic Planning Area Local Plan Modelling - Methodology Report - Oct 2020

Ipswich Strategic Planning Area Local Plan Modelling Methodology Report - Jan 2020 

Ipswich Strategic Planning Area Local Plan Modelling Methodology Report - Appendices - Jan 2020

Ipswich Strategic Planning Area Local Plan Modelling Forecasting Report - Forecasts with demand adjustments - Jan 2020  

Ipswich Strategic Planning Area Local Plan Modelling Forecasting Report, Appendices - Jan 2020

Local Plan Modelling for Babergh & Mid Suffolk, Ipswich and Suffolk Coastal - Methodology Report - August 2018

Local Plan Modelling for Babergh & Mid Suffolk, Ipswich and Suffolk Coastal - Forecasting Report - Volume 1 - August 2018

Local Plan Modelling for Babergh & Mid Suffolk, Ipswich and Suffolk Coastal - Methodology Report - January 2019

Local Plan Modelling for Babergh & Mid Suffolk, Ipswich and Suffolk Coastal - Forecasting Report - Volume 2 - January 2019

Ipswich Strategic Planning Area Local Plan Modelling - Methodology Report - August 2019

Ipswich Strategic Planning Area Local Plan Modelling - Forecasting Report - August 2019

Ipswich Strategic Planning Area Local Plan Modelling - Strategic Road Network Technical Note - August 2019

 

Statement of Common Ground

Babergh District Council, Ipswich Borough Council, Mid Suffolk District Council, East Suffolk Council and Suffolk County Council Version 5 October 2019 (Signed January 2020)