The Core Strategy and Development Plan sets out our long-term plan for development across the city to 2033. It will ensure that the right type of development is focused in the right places to meet the needs of local people and businesses.

The Plan includes development policies and site allocations, land use designations and development management policies, together with a pdf icon Key diagram 2017 spatial strategy map [220kb] and pdf icon Policies Proposals Map 2017 [15Mb].

The council has prepared an interactive map which can be viewed by clicking here.

The evidence base can be viewed by clicking here.

Public consultation on our  Draft Core Strategy and Development Plan [6Mb] concluded on 2 October. The council is currently considering all representations and will publish a Consultation Report in due course.