Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment (SHLAA)

The aim of the Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment (SHLAA) is to identify sites with housing potential, make an assessment of their deliverability, and of how many dwellings could come forward and when. This will assist the Council in identifying the capacity of the borough to accommodate new housing development.

The SHLAA provides an evidence base of site potential to inform new planning policy documents. However, the inclusion of sites in the SHLAA should not be taken to imply that they will be allocated for development, or that the Council will consider planning applications favourably.


SHLAA Viability Study 2014

The Council commissioned consultants Peter Brett Associates to undertake a  SHLAA Viability Study (2014).  The study provides a more comprehensive and detailed 'achievability' assessments of sites in the 2012 SHLAA. The SHLAA Viability Study can be accessed by following the links below:


SHLAA 2012

The SHLAA 2012 report is supplemented by a technical Appendix 1 which provides a schedule of individual sites and their assessment.

Plus the following maps:

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