Core documents - Local Plan

Consultation on the Pre-submission Local Plan took place from October 22nd to December 3rd 2014. This included a public consultation.

You can view the accompanying Policies Map and Town Centre Inset Map.

The evidence base below is a library of all relevant documents in preparing the Pre-submission Local Plan 2006 - 2031. The Core Document List will remain online until further progression of the Local Plan.

Core Document List

Local Plan documents
A: Tamworth Local Plan documents and sustainability appraisal

B: Housing
B: Housing

Employment and economy
C: Employment and economy

Retail and town centre
D: Retail and town centre
Infrastructure
E: Infrastructure
Transport
F: Transport
Climate change and the natural environment
G: Climate change and the natural environment
Tourism, leisure and recreation
H: Tourism, leisure and recreation
General
I: General
National, regional planning policy
J: National, regional planning policy
Examination documents
K: Built Environment 
Have your say
L: Examination documents

Hearing documents
M: Hearing documents

Hearing document responses
N: Hearing document responses

Local Plan documents
O: Main Modifications

A Tamworth Local Plan Document and Sustainability Appraisal

ID Document and link Issued by Date
A1 Pre-submission Local Plan 2006 - 2031 Tamworth Borough Council 2014
A2 Local Plan policies map Tamworth Borough Council 2014
A3 Local Plan policies map - town centre inset map Tamworth Borough Council 2014
A4 Sustainability appraisal of Tamworth Submission Local Plan URSUS Consulting Ltd 2015
  Sustainability appraisal annex A URSUS Consulting Ltd 2015
  Sustainability appraisal annex B URSUS Consulting Ltd 2015
  Sustainability appraisal annex C URSUS Consulting Ltd 2015
  Sustainability appraisal annex D URSUS Consulting Ltd 2015
  Sustainability appraisal annex E URSUS Consulting Ltd 2015
  Sustainability appraisal annex F URSUS Consulting Ltd 2015
  Sustainability appraisal annex G URSUS Consulting Ltd 2015
  Scoping report URSUS Consulting Ltd 2014
A5 Pre-submission site selection paper Tamworth Borough Council 2014
A6 Withdrawn Tamworth Local Plan (2006-2028) pre submission publication Tamworth Borough Council 2012
A7 Core Strategy: Housing policy consultation Tamworth Borough Council 2011
A8 Core strategy: options paper Tamworth Borough Council 2009
A9 Core Strategy: Proposed spatial strategy Tamworth Borough Council 2009
A10 Core Strategy: Issues and options paper Tamworth Borough Council 2008
A11 Core Strategy: Vision and issues consultation leaflet Tamworth Borough Council 2007
A12 Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) Tamworth Borough Council 2014
A13 Draft Local Plan 2006-2031 Tamworth Borough Council 2014
  Appendix C (A13) Tamworth Borough Council 2014
A14 Duty to Co-operate Tamworth Borough Council 2015
A15 Consultation Statement Tamworth Borough Council 2015
A16 Consultation Responses Tamworth Borough Council 2015
A17 Local Development Scheme.
Tamworth Borough Council
2014

B Housing  

ID Document and link Issued by Date
B1 Availability of residential land Tamworth Borough Council 2014
B2 Strategic housing land availability assessment (October 2012)
SHLAA map
Tamworth Borough Council 2012
B3

Strategic housing land availability assessment 2012 (June 2012)
SHLAA appendix

Tamworth Borough Council 2012
B4 Southern Staffordshire districts housing needs study and SHMAA update Nathaniel Lichfield and Partners 2012
B5 Availability of residential land (B5) Tamworth Borough Council 2012
B6

SHLAA & appendix A
Appendix B
Appendix C
Appendix D1a
Appendix D2a
Appendix D3a

Tamworth Borough Council 2011
B7 Staffordshire flexi care strategy: 2010 – 2015 Staffordshire County Council 2010
B8 Gypsy, traveller and travelling showpeople accommodation assessment Salford University Oct 2012
B9 Availability of residential land (B9) Tamworth Borough Council March 2013
B10 Southern Staffordshire districts housing needs study 2014 update Nathaniel Lichfield and Partners 2014
B11 Delivery of Sustainable Urban Extensions Tamworth Borough Council/MADE 2014

 

C Employment and Economy

ID Document & link Issued by Date
C1 Tamworth Employment Land Review
Appendix 1
Appendix 2 & 3
Appendix 4
Appendix 5
Appendix 6
Tamworth Borough Council 2012
C2 Employment Land Review - stage 2 Nathaniel Lichfield and partners Dec 2013
C3 Tamworth tourism economic assessment The Research Solution 2011
C4 Tamworth employment land review
Employment land review appendix 1 - 3
Employment land review appendix 4 - 5
Tamworth Borough Council 2009
C5 Tamworth employment land study: Future land study estimation Staffordshire County Council 2008

 

D Retail and Town Centre

ID Document Issued by Date
D1 Tamworth town centre and retail study: study update England and Lyle February 2014
D2 Tamworth town centre and retail study: Addendum on NPPF policy on retail development England and Lyle 2012
D3 Tamworth town centre and retail study: supplementary report England and Lyle 2012
D4 Tamworth town centre and retail study England and Lyle 2011
D5 Threshold policy for main town centre uses: Impact assessment evidence report Tamworth Borough Council Nov 2013
D6

Exley Centre Report: Addendum to Town Centre and Retail Study

Tamworth Borough Council Oct 14
D7 Tamworth town centre and out of town linkages proposals FPCR Environment and Design Ltd 2011
D8 Planning application for the redevelopment of Gungate precinct 0178/2013 A Planning application was approved to extend the time limit for an existing planning permission to provide 20,660 sqm of A1 retail floorspace with provision for up to 732 car parking spaces. Entering ref 0178/2013 to see supporting documents. 2013
D9 Local and neighbourhood centres health check Tamworth Borough Council 2008
D10 Tamworth town centre health check Tamworth Borough Council 2008
D11 Tamworth town centre master plan Jones Lange LeSalle and BDP 2008

 

E Infrastructure

ID Document Issued by Date
E1 Tamworth linkages Gillespies 2012
E2 Tamworth future development and infrastructure study
Appendix 2 (E2)
Appendix 3 (E2)
Appendix 4a (E2)
Appendix 4b (E2)
Appendix 5 (E2)
Appendix 7-11 (E2)
Drivers Jonas 2009

F Transport

ID Document Issued by Date
F1 A Strategy for the A5 A5 Transport Liaison Group 2012
F2

Anker Valley sustainable urban extension, transport package appraisal

BWB 2013
F3 Staffordshire Local Transport Plan Staffordshire County Council 2011
F4 Tamworth Integrated Transport Strategy Staffordshire County Council 2014
F5 West Midlands Rail Development Plan (Draft) Centro 2009
F6 Local Transport Plan Gungate Staffordshire County Council  
F7 Tamworth Accessibility Appraisal Staffordshire County Council  

 

G Climate Change and the Natural Environment

ID Document Issued by Date
G1

Pre-submission Local Plan 2006-2031 habitats regulations assessment

Tamworth Borough Council 2014
G2 Tamworth Local Plan review: Green Belt Review Tamworth Borough Council 2014
G2a Green Belt Review 2015 addendum Tamworth Borough Council 2015
G3 Southern Staffordshire surface water management plan phase 1 addendum Royal Haskoning 2011
G4 Southern Staffordshire surface water management plan  phase 2 Royal Haskoning 2011
G5 Southern Staffordshire outline water cycle addendum Royal Haskoning 2011
G6 Tamworth Climate change strategy Instinctively Green 2011
G7 Southern Staffordshire surface water management plan phase 1 Royal Haskoning 2010
G8 Southern Staffordshire outline water cycle Royal Haskoning 2010
G9 Green infrastructure: background paper Tamworth Borough Council 2010
G10 Staffordshire countywide renewable/low carbon energy study Camco 2010
G11

Tamworth strategic flood risk assessment SFRA Level 1 report 2009
SFRA map: north east
SFRA map: north west
SFRA map: south

Halcrow 2009
G12 Tamworth Phase 1 & 2  habitat survey
Part 2
Staffordshire Wildlife Trust 2008
G13 Tamworth waste strategy Tamworth Borough Council 2007
G14 Staffordshire geo-diversity action plan Staffordshire Wildlife Trust 2004
G15 Staffordshire biodiversity action plan Staffordshire Biodiversity Action Plan Partnership 1998
G16 Level 2 strategic flood risk assessment Atkins 2014
G17 Level 1 strategic flood risk assessment addendum Tamworth Borough Council 2014
G18 Tamworth biodiversity opportunity mapping Staffordshire Wildlife Trust 2010
G19 National character area profiles Natural England  
  Mease/Sense Lowlands NCA Profile 72   2013
  Trent Valley Washlands NCA Profile 69   2013
G20 Planning for landscape change supplementary planning guidance Staffordshire County Council 2000
  Volume 1: Introduction and users' guide    
  Volume 2: Supporting documentation    
  Volume 3: Landscape descriptions    
  Appendix 1: Maps and plans    
G21 Submission Local Plan 2006-2031 habitats regulation assessment Tamworth Borough Council 2015

 

H Tourism, Leisure and Recreation

ID Document Issued by Date
H1 Open Space Topic Paper Tamworth Borough Council 2012
H2

Recreational Open Space Review 2011
Appendix 3
Appendix maps: 1 -2
Appendix maps: 3 - 4
Appendix maps:5 - 6
Appendix maps: 7 - 9

Tamworth Borough Council 2011
H3 Joint Indoor and Outdoor Sports Strategy update paper FMG 2014
H4 Joint Indoor & Outdoor sports strategy PMP 2008
  Joint Indoor & Outdoor sports strategy appendix   2009
  Joint Indoor & Outdoor sports strategy appendix B    

 

I General

ID Document Issued by Date
I1 Whole plan viability, affordable housing and CIL study Peter Brett Associates 2014
I2 Tamworth Local Plan: Equalities Impact Assessment Tamworth Borough Council 2014
I3 Tamworth Local Plan: Health Impact Assessment Tamworth Borough Council

2014

I4 West Midlands planning and Transportation Committee: Report to duty to cooperate task group Centro 2012
I5 West Midlands planning and Transportation Committee: Strategic policy framework for West Midlands Metropolitan area Centro 2012
I6 GBSLEP and Black Country Strategic Housing Needs Study Peter Brett Associates 2014
  Strategic Housing Needs Study appendix A Peter Brett Associates 2014
  Strategic Housing Needs Study appendix B Peter Brett Associates 2014
  Strategic Housing Needs Study appendix C Peter Brett Associates 2014
  Strategic Housing Needs Study appendix D Peter Brett Associates 2014
  Strategic Housing Needs Study appendix E Peter Brett Associates 2014

 

J National and Regional Planning Policy

ID Document Issued by Date
J1 National Planning Policy Framework CLG 2012
J2 Planning policy for gypsy and traveller sites CLG 2012
J3 Planning Policy guidance CLG 2014

 

K: Built environment

ID Document Issued by Date
K1 Conservation area appraisal Tamworth Town Centre CGMS 2007
K2 Conservation area appraisal: Victoria Road/Albert Road CGMS 2007
K3 Conservation area appraisal: Hospital Street CGMS 2007
K4 Conservation area appraisal: Amington Hall Estate CGMS 2008
K5 Conservation area appraisal: Amington Green CGMS 2008
K6 Conservation area appraisal: Dosthill CGMS 2008
K7 Conservation area appraisal: Wilnecote CGMS 2008
K8 Tamworth Extensive Urban Survey Staffordshire County Council 2011
  Addendum: Overall significance and values Tamworth Borough Council 2014
K9 Heritage Impact Assessment Tamworth Borough Council 2014

 

L: Examination documents

ID Document Issued by Date
EX1

Modifications Table

Tamworth Borough Council 2015
EX2

Statement of Common Ground with Natural England

Tamworth Borough Council 2015
EX3

Statement of Common Ground with Environment Agency

Tamworth Borough Council 2015
EX4

Statement of Common Ground with Staffordshire County Council

Tamworth Borough Council 2015
EX5

Statement of Common Ground with West Midlands HARP

Tamworth Borough Council 2015
EX6

Statement of Common Ground with St Modwens Development

Tamworth Borough Council 2015
EX7

Statement of Common Ground with Historic England

Tamworth Borough Council 2015
EX8

Coventry and Warwickshire Joint SHMA 2013

GL Hearn 2013
EX9

Tamworth Housing Needs Study 2012-based SNHP Update 2015

Nathaniel Lichfield and Partners

2015
EX10

Lichfield Local Plan Inspector’s Report

The Planning Inspectorate

2015
EX11

Sustainability Appraisal Addendum April 2015

URSUS Consulting Ltd

2015
EX12

Sustainability Appraisal Addendum Consultation Summary

Tamworth Borough Council 2015
EX13

Updated Plan Appendix A Housing Trajectory

Tamworth Borough Council 2015
EX14

Cannock Chase Local Plan Inspector’s Report 

The Planning Inspectorate

2014
EX15

Lichfield Local Plan Interim Inspector’s Report

The Planning Inspectorate

2013
EX16

Availability of Residential Land 2015

Tamworth Borough Council 2015
EX17

Ministerial Statement – Green Belt October 2014

Department for Communities and Local Government

2014
EX18

Golf Course Transport Assessment February 2015

Atkins

2013
EX19

Golf Course Transport Technical Note March 2015

Atkins

2015
EX20

Ministerial Statement – Planning Update March 2015

Department for Communities and Local Government

2015

EX21

Tamworth Borough Council Preliminary Draft Charging Schedule 2014

Tamworth Borough Council

2014
EX22

Core Strategy Preferred Option Test Modelling 2012

JMP for the Highways Agency

2012
EX23

Dunstall Lane Accessibility Appraisal December 2014

Staffordshire County Council

2014
EX24

Browns Lane Section 106 Agreement 2015

Lichfield District Council and Tamworth Borough Council

2015
EX25 Tamworth Borough Integrated Transport Strategy June 2015 Tamworth Borough Council 2015
EX26 Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP - Black Country Local Authorities - Strategic Housing Needs Study - Stage 3 Report Peter Brett Associates 2015

 

M: Hearing Documents

ID Document Issued by Date
HD01 Opening Statement Tamworth Borough Council 16 June 2015
HD02

North Warwickshire Core Strategy Inspector’s Report

The Planning Inspectorate 2014
HD03 Addition SA work statement from the Inspector The Inspector 17 June 2015
HD04 Vision Document – Alvecote Place – Tamworth East Hallam Land Management Ltd. 18 June 2015
HD05 Brookhay Vision brochure Stephen Stoney, Wardell Armstong 18 June 2015
HD06 Section 20 (7C) letter Tamworth Borough Council 22 June 2015
HD07 Tamworth Local Plan Suggested Main Mods The Inspector 22 June 2015
HD08 Information Ken Forest 23 June 2015
HD10 Inspector's note - Green Belt potential development area The Inspector 24 June 2015
HD11 Doncaster LDF Sites and Policies Development Plan Document The Planning Inspectorate 23 June 2015
HD12a Shopper survey Indigo Planning 23 June 2015
HD12b Exit survey Indigo Planning 23 June 2015
HD13 Proposed Development - Bonehill Rd, Bitterscote Tamworth Borough Council 23 June 2015
HD14 Statement of Common Ground between TBC and JVH Tamworth Borough Council 29 June 2015
HD15 LDC comments for Theme 2 Matter 11 Lichfield District Council 23 June 2015
HD16 Theme 2, Matter 11 Statement England & Lyle 24 June 2015
HD17 WYG Sainsbury's Supermarket Planning Statement Indigo 24 June 2015
HD18 Henry Boot website extract Indigo 24 June 2015
HD19 ONS mid-year population statistics for Tamworth (to June 2014) Ken Forest 25 June 2015
HD20 Closing Statement Tamworth Borough Council 25 June 2015
HD21 NWBC 5 Year housing supply and site allocation information Mike Dittman, NWBC 23 June 2015
HD22 Gungate Scheme – Statement The Inspector 29 June 2015
HD23 Proposed changes to commercial Bus Services Nick Dawson, SCC 30 June 2015
HD24 Zurich v North Lincolnshire Judgement Tamworth Borough Council 29 June 2015
HD25 Warwick Local Plan Inspectors letter in relation to HD14 JVH 30 June 2015
HD26 Interim Note The Inspector 30 June 2015

 

N: Hearing document responses

ID Document Issued by Date
HDR01 Green Belt Response Mike Dittman, NWBC 07 July 2015
HDR02 Indigo Retail Statement/England and Lyle Retail Statement Richard Shepherd, WYG for Henry Boot Dev Ltd 07 July 2015
HDR03 Common Ground 5 Year Housing Supply Tamworth Borough Council 07 July 2015
HDR04 Response to England and Lyle Statement Victoria Chase, Indigo Planning 07 July 2015
HDR05 Potential Reserve Sites
Tamworth Borough Council 07 July 2015
HDR06 SA Further Statement Tamworth Borough Council 07 July 2015
HDR07 Response to HD22 Gungate Redevelopment Tamworth Borough Council 07 July 2015
HDR08 Letter from Ken Forest Ken Forest 10 July 2015
HDR09 Retail Matters England and Lyle on behalf of Tamworth Borough Council 13 July 2015

HDR10 Stepney Green Appeal Decision/Indigo Retail Statement Richard Shepherd, WYG on behalf of Henry Boot Developments Limited 13 July 2015

HDR11 Tamworth Employment Janet Hodson, JVH Town Planning Consultants Ltd 13 July 2015

HDR12 Response to WYG’s Representation Victoria Chase, Indigo Planning 14 July 2015

HDR13 Extract from Lancaster City Council Phase 1 Retail Development Strategy Victoria Chase, Indigo Planning 14 July 2015

HDR14 Extract from Northumberland County Council Town Centre and Retail Study Update Victoria Chase, Indigo Planning 14 July 2015

HDR15 Further Response to HD22, Gungate Redevelopment Victoria Chase, Indigo Planning 14 July 2015

HDR16 Response to JVH Statement Matter 10 Employment Tamworth Borough Council 15 July 2015

HDR17 Comments on the Alternative Sites Tamworth Janet Hodson, JVH Town Planning Consultants Ltd 15 July 2015

HDR18 Tamworth Comments on the SA Document Janet Hodson, JVH Town Planning Consultants Ltd 15 July 2015

HDR19 CO47 Dosthill Addendum 2015 Janet Hodson, JVH Town Planning Consultants Ltd 15 July 2015

HDR20 JVH further statement comments Tamworth Borough Council 23 July 2015

 

O: Main Modifications

ID Document Issued By Date
MD1 Main Modifications Letter Tamworth Borough Council September 2015
MD2 Schedule of Main Modifications Tamworth Borough Council September 2015
MD3 Further Sustainability Appraisal URSUS Consulting Ltd September 2015
MD4 Schedule of Other Modifications Tamworth Borough Council September 2015
MD5 Main Mods consultation statement Tamworth Borough Council November 2015