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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 Council's Core Document Library:

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)