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Birmingham Development Plan - Evidence Base

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In order to pull together the policies contained in the Birmingham Development Plan (BDP), a number of studies were undertaken to establish currently levels and provision of various uses across the city.

Below are the documents which form the 'evidence base' for the BDP and links to other associated documents referred to in the plan.


1. Greater Birmingham & Solihull LEP Documents

LEP1 - Spatial Plan for Recovery and Growth Consultation Draft (2013)


2. Submission Plan


3. The Vision, Objectives & Strategy

STRAT1 - Sustainable Communities Strategy – Birmingham 2026 (2008)

STRAT2 - Big City Culture 2010-2015: Birmingham’s Cultural Strategy (2010)


4. Planning for Growth


5. Duty to Cooperate


6. Spatial Delivery of Growth

G1 - Big City Plan (2011)

G2 - Aston Newtown & Lozells Area Action Plan (2012)

G3 - Sutton Coldfield Town Centre Regeneration Framework SPD (2009)

G4 - Bordesley Park Area Action Plan Preferred Options Report (2013)

G5 - Longbridge Area Action Plan (2009)

G6 - Draft Greater Icknield Masterplan (2014)


7. Environment & Sustainability

ES1 - Sustainable Management of Urban Rivers & Floodplains SPD (2007)

ES2 - Parks & Open Spaces Strategy SPD (2006)

ES3 - Public Open Space in New Residential Development SPD (2007)

ES4 - Natural Environment & Rural Communities Act (Section 41) (2006)

ES5 - Waste Capacity Study (2010)

ES6 - Update to Waste Capacity Study Addendum (2014)

ES7 - Total Waste Strategy (2011)

ES8 - Strategic Flood Risk Assessment Level 1 (2012)

ES9 - Strategic Flood Risk Assessment Level 2 (2012)

ES10 - Leisure in Birmingham (2004)

ES11 - Playing Pitch Strategy (2011)

ES13 - Green Living Spaces Plan (2013)

ES14 - Climate Change Action Plan 2010+ (2010)

ES16 - Sustainable Energy Action Plan (2005)

ES17 - Green Commission Vision Statement (2013)

ES18 - Carbon Plan Analysis (2013)

ES19 - Technical Paper 1 – Carbon Dioxide Emissions Reduction Target Baseline (2013)

ES20 - Technical Paper 2 – Impact of National Policy and Programmes on Birmingham’s Carbon Dioxide Emissions to 2027 (2013)

ES21 - Birmingham & Black Country Biodiversity Action Plan (2010)


8. Economy & Network of Centres

EMP1 - Loss of Industrial Land to Alternative Uses SPD (2006)

EMP2 - Employment Land Review (2012)

EMP3 - Employment Land Study for the Economic Zones and Key Sectors (2012)

EMP4 - Employment Land & Office Targets Study (2013)

EMP5 - Retail Needs Assessment (Volumes 1-3 and Executive Summary) (2009)

EMP6 - Retail Needs Assessment Update (Volumes 1-2) (2013)

EMP7 - City Centre Retail Assessment (2013)

EMP8 - Local Centres Strategy (2006)

EMP9 - Shopping and Local Centres SPD (2012)

EMP10 - Birmingham City Centre Enterprise Zone Investment Plan (2012)


9. Homes & Neighbourhoods

H1 - Housing Targets 2011-31 Technical Paper (2013)

H2 - Strategic Housing Market Assessment (SHMA) (2013)

H3 - Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment (SHLAA) (2012)

H4 - Gypsy & Traveller Accommodation Assessment (2008)

H5 - Gypsy, Traveller & Travelling Showpeople Accommodation Assessment- (2014)

H6 - Affordable Housing Viability Study (2010)

H7 - Housing Growth Plan (2013)

H8 - Education Development Plan 2014-19 (2014)

H9 - Private Sector Empty Property Strategy 2013-18 (2013)

H10 - 5 Year Land Supply (2014)

H11 - Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment (SHLAA) (2013)

10. Connectivity

TA1 - Birmingham Mobility Action Plan (BMAP) Green Paper (2013)

TA2 - Car Parking Guidelines SPD (2012)

TP9 - Rights of Way Improvement Plan (2007)

TA10 - Birmingham Cycle Revolution Ambition Bid (2013)

TA11 - West Midlands Local Transport Plan 2011-2026 (2011)

TA12 - Towards a World Class Integrated Transport Network (2013)

TA13 - West Midlands Metropolitan Freight Strategy (2013)

TA14 - Parking Policy (2010)

TA15 - Low Carbon Transport Strategy (2012)

TA16 - Smart City Vision (2012)

TA17 - Smart City Blueprint – Best Practice Note (2013)

TA18 - Birmingham City Centre Vision for Movement (2010)

TA19 - Intelligent Transport Strategy (2010)

TA20 - Creating Growth, Cutting Carbon (2011)

11. Implementation

IMP3 - CIL Preliminary Draft Charging Schedule Briefing Note (2013)

IMP4 - CIL Economic Viability Assessment (2012)


12. Monitoring

MON1 - Local Development Framework – Annual Monitoring Report (2012)

MON2 - Local Development Framework - Authority’s Monitoring Report (2013)


13. History

HTY1 - Statement of Community Involvement (2008)

HTY2 - Core Strategy Issues and Options (2008)

HTY3 - Core Strategy Issues and Options Summary (2008)

HTY4 - Core Strategy Issues and Options Sustainability Appraisal Scoping Report (2008)

HTY5 - Core Strategy Issues and Options Consultation- Summary of Responses (2009)

HTY6 - Core Strategy Issues and Options - Interim Sustainability Appraisal (2009)

HTY7 - Core Strategy 2026 Consultation Draft (2010)

HTY8 - Core Strategy Preferred Options - Interim Sustainability Appraisal (2010)

HTY9 - Core Strategy - Habitats Regulations Assessment Screening Report (2010)

HTY10 - Core Strategy Consultation Draft – Consultation Method & Summary of Comments Made (2012)

HTY11 - Planning for Birmingham’s Growing Population – Options Consultation (2012)

HTY12 - Options Consultation – Sustainability Appraisal Scoping Report (2012)

HTY13 - Options Consultation – Interim Sustainability Appraisal – Draft (2012) – superseded

HTY14 - Options Consultation – Interim Sustainability Appraisal – Final Version (2012)

HTY15 - Options Consultation – Habitats Regulation Assessment (2012)

HTY17 - Pre-Submission Sustainability Appraisal (2013)

HTY18 - Unused

HTY19 - Unused

HTY21- Local Development Scheme (2014)

HTY22 - The Birmingham Plan - Unitary Development Plan 2005

14. Examination Documents

EXAM2G - Cil Viability Study

EXAM 17 - Walsall Council's Site Allocation Document Issues and Options 2013

EXAM 20 - Selly Oak Supplementary Planning Document

Exam 22 - The Wider Botanical Gardens Area Framework


Written Submissions

Matter A Statements

Matter B Statements

Matter C Statements

Matter D Statements

Matter E Statements

Matter F Statements

Matter G Statements

Matter H Statements

Matter I Statements

Matter J Statements

Matter K Statements

Matter L Statements

Matter M Statements

Matter N Statements

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Last Updated : 16th October 2014