Submitted Documents

The following documents comprise the Local Development Plan Evidence base and were submitted to the Welsh Government and the Planning Inspectorate on 3rd February 2012 for Examination of the LDP.


A copy of the submitted documents on CD disk is available on request from the Planning Policy Team. Hard copies of the documents are available for public inspection at the Planning Policy Offices, Municipal Offices, Civic Centre, Ebbw Vale, Gwent, NP23 6XB

Please note that the documents marked with a * are large documents and may take a few minutes to download

Main LDP Document

 

Ref No Document Name   Date of
Production 
SD01  *Deposit Blaenau Gwent LDP - Written Statement 2006 - 2021  March 2011 
SD02a

*Deposit Blaenau Gwent LDP - Proposals Map

March 2011
SD02b Deposit Blaenau Gwent LDP - Proposals Map Key  March 2011 
SD02c *Deposit Blaenau Gwent LDP - Proposals Map (Whole of County Borough)  March 2011 
SD02d *Deposit Blaenau Gwent LDP - Proposals Map (Allocations and Alternative Sites - Whole of County Borough)  July 2011 
SD03a

*Deposit Blaenau Gwent LDP - Constraints Map

March 2011 
SD03b

Deposit Blaenau Gwent LDP - Constraints Map Key

March 2011
SD04a *Sustainability Appraisal February 12 
SD04b  *Sustainability Appraisal Appendices  February 12 
SD04c Sustainability Appraisal - Non Technical Summary   February 12
SD05 Habitat Regulation Assessment Screening Report of the Deposit Plan  April 2011
SD06

Habitat Regulation Assessment Appropriate Assessment of the Deposit Plan (amended following comments received at the Deposit Plan stage) 

February 2012

SD07a

Consultation Report
(Including a statement of suggested main issues for consideration at the examination, soundness self assessment and report of representations)

February 2012 
SD07b  *Report of Representations February 12 
SD08 Deposit Plan Representations   June 2011
SD09 Alternative Site Representations June 2011 
SD10a Statement of Focussed Changes  January 2012
SD10b  Statement of Focussed Changes Addendum January 2012
SD11 Habitat Regulation Assessment Screening Report of Focussed Changes February 12 
SD12  Delivery Agreement May 2007
SD13 Revised Delivery Agreement January 11
SD14 Countryside Council for Wales Statement of Common Ground February 12
SD15 Environment Agency Statement of Common Ground February 12

Pre-Deposit Participation Documents

Ref No Document Name  

Date of
Production 

SD16  Issues Paper  July 2007 
SD17 Issues Paper Report of Consultation   September 2007 
SD18  Draft Report of Consultation - Issues and Vision Workshop  August 2007 
SD19  Draft Report of Consultation - Vision and Strategy Options Workshop Oct 19 2007  March 2008 
SD20  Draft Report of Consultation - Vision and Strategy Options Workshop Nov 22 2007  March 2008
SD21  Draft Report of Consultation - Vision and Strategy Options Workshop Nov 30 2007 March 2008  
SD22  Visioning Report   March 2008 
SD23  Preferred Options Report March 2008 
SD24  *Sustainability Appraisal (SA) and Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Scoping Report  November 2007

 


Pre Deposit Consultation Documents

 

Ref No Document Name   Date of
Production  
SD25  *Blaenau Gwent Local Development Plan Draft Preferred Strategy  November 2008
SD26 *Initial Sustainability Appraisal Report  November 2008
SD27 The Habitat Regulation Assessment Screening Report November 2008
SD28 Regulation 15: Report of Consultation February 2009
SD29 Initial Consultation Report March 2011


Candidate Site Assessment Process Documents

 

Ref No  Document Name   Date of
Production  
SD30 Candidate Site Assessment Methodology  March 2011 
SD31 *Candidate Site Register  November 2008 

SD32a

Findings of the Candidate Site Assessment Process March 2011 
SD32b *Appendix 1: Tredegar Sites March 2011 
SD32c *Appendix 2: Ebbw Vale Sites March 2011 
SD32d *Appendix 3: Upper Ebbw Fach Sites  March 2011 
SD32e *Appendix 4: Lower Ebbw Fach Sites March 2011
SD32f *Appendix 5: Settlement Boundary Review  March 2011 
SD33a *Alternative Site Register July 2011 
SD33b Alternative Site Register Addendum   July 2011


Supporting Documents


Ref No Document Name  

Date of
Production 

SD34  Site Descriptions  March 2011 
SD35  Holistic Regeneration Plan Ebbw Fawr  December 2008
SD36  Holistic Regeneration Plan Upper Sirhowy  December 2008 
SD37  Holistic Regeneration Plan Upper Ebbw Fach  December 2008 
SD38  Holistic Regeneration Plan Lower Ebbw Fach  December 2008 

 

Background Papers

 

Ref No Document Name  Date of
Production  
SD39  Draft Preferred Strategy Population and Housing Background Paper  November 2008 
SD40  Population and Housing Background Paper  March 2011
SD41  Population and Housing Background Paper (Updated)  February 2012 
SD42  Affordable Housing Background Paper  March 2011 
SD43 Affordable Housing Background Paper (Updated)  February 2012 
SD44  Housing Delivery Paper  February 2012 
SD45  Draft Preferred Strategy Employment Background Paper  November 2008 
SD46  Employment Background Paper  March 2011 
SD47  Retailing Background Paper   March 2011
SD48 Retailing Background Paper (Updated)  February 2012 
SD49  Community Facilities Background Paper  March 2011 
SD50  Renewable Energy Assessment   March 2011 
SD51  Waste Background Paper  March 2011 
SD52  Minerals Background Paper  March 2011 
SD53  Minerals Background Paper (Updated)  February 2012
SD54  Transport Background Paper  March 2011 
SD55 Leisure Background Paper  March 2011
SD56  Tourism Background Paper  March 2011
SD57  Environment Background Paper  March 2011 
SD58  Environment Background Paper (Updated)  February 2012 

 

Masterplans

 

Ref No  Document Name  

Date of
Production 

SD59a Ebbw Vale Sustainable Regeneration Framework April 2011 
SD59b  Ebbw Vale Sustainable Regeneration Framework Annex Documents A - H    
SD60 'The Works' Masterplan  2007 
SD61a Masterplan Design and Access Statement 'The Works' Update September 2010
SD61b Design Codes June 10 

 

Housing

 

Ref No Document Name  Date of Production  
SD62  Blaenau Gwent Local Housing Market Assessment   January 2007 
SD63 Blaenau Gwent Gypsy and Traveller Housing Needs Assessment   2007
SD64 Blaenau Gwent Gypsy and Traveller Housing Needs Assessment (Updated) September 2011
SD65 Housing Needs of Gypsies and Travellers 2008
SD66 Blaenau Gwent Local Housing Strategy – Quality Streets 2007-2012 2007
SD67 Joint Housing Land Availability Study   2009
SD68 Blaenau Gwent Empty Property Strategy 2009 - 2012  2009
SD69 Affordable Housing Viability Assessment  2010
SD70 Living Independently in the 21st Century October 2006
SD71 The National and Sub National Population Projections for Wales (WAG) 2005
SD72 Local Authority Population Projections for Wales (2006-based) (WAG) 2008
SD73 Local Authority Population Projections for Wales (2008-based) (WAG) 2010
SD74  Local Authority Household Projections for Wales (2006-based) (WAG) 2009
SD75 Local Authority Household Projections for Wales (2008-based) (WAG) 2010
SD76 South East Wales Regional Housing Market Study  2005


Employment


Ref No Document Name 

Date of
Production
 

SD77 Employment Sites and Premises Study  July 2007 

 

Retailing


Ref No Document Name   Date of
Production
 
SD78 Ebbw Vale Retail Study (CACI)  January 08 
SD79 Ebbw Vale Festival Factory Outlet Centre (CACI)  January 08
SD80 Tredegar Retail Study (CACI)  January 08  
SD81 Brynmawr Retail Study (CACI) January 08
SD82  Blaina Retail Study (CACI) October 08  
SD83  Abertillery Retail Study (CACI) January 08
SD84 Ebbw Vale Town Centre Urban Design Framework  January 02
SD85a Final Draft of Town Links Study, Ebbw Vale May 08 
SD85b Town Links Study, Ebbw Vale Appendices  
SD86 Tredegar Townscape Initiative - Conservation Area Appraisal and Design Guide  July 06 
SD87 The Brynmawr Urban Design Strategy and Masterplan  2001 
SD88 Brynmawr Town Centre Visioning Report for Link Sites   October 08 
SD89 Abertillery Regeneration Strategy  November 06 
SD90 Shopper Attitude Surveys 2008 - Ebbw Vale Report   January 09 
SD91 Shopper Attitude Surveys 2008 - Ebbw Vale Festival Factory Outlet Centre Report  January 09 
SD92 Shopper Attitude Surveys 2008 - Tredegar Report    January 09
SD93 Shopper Attitude Surveys 2008 - Brynmawr Report    January 09 
SD94 Shopper Attitude Surveys 2008 - Abertillery Report    January 09 


Community Facilities


Ref No  Document Name 

Date of
Production  

SD95  Schools Asset Management Plan 2007-2012  2007 


Waste


Ref No  Document Name   Date of
Production 
SD96 South East Wales Regional Waste Plan 1st Review  October 08 
SD97 Blaenau Gwent Waste Strategy 'Stop Waste in Time'  2004 


Minerals


Ref No Document Name   Date of
Production  
SD98 South Wales Regional Aggregates Technical Statement   October 08 
SD99  Former Gwent Aggregates Safeguarding Study  May 09 


Transport


Ref No  Document Name   Date of
Production 
SD100 South East Wales Transport Alliance - Regional Transport Plan (RTP)  March 10 
SD101 North Ebbw Vale Highway Study   September 09 
SD101a  South Wales Parking Guidelines (Revised Edition) 1993 


Leisure


Ref No  Document Name   Date of
Production
 
SD102  Heads  of the Valleys Greenspace Provision  September 07 
SD103  Sport and Active Living Strategy  2007 
SD104  Review of Sport and Recreation Services  July 09 
SD105  Blaenau Gwent Play Strategy  2008 
SD106  Providing Accessible Natural Greenspace in Towns and Cities (CCW)  2006 


Tourism


Ref No  Document Name   Date of
Production  
SD107  Blaenau Gwent Tourism Strategy  2004 
SD108  Blaenau Gwent Tourism Action Framework 2010-2015 2010
SD109 Blaenau Gwent Heritage Strategy  2008


Environment


Ref No  Document Name Date of
Production 
SD110  Proposals for Designation of Special Landscape Areas in Blaenau Gwent   March 09
SD111 Development of Criteria for Special Landscape Area Designation for South East Wales Local Authorities   2007 
SD112 Guidelines for the Selection of Wildlife Sites in South Wales   2004
SD113 

Criteria for the Selection of Sites of Importance for Nature Conservation in the County Boroughs of Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf (the ‘Mid Valleys Area’) 

2008
SD114  Contaminated Land Strategy Review 2003
SD115 Local Biodiversity Action Plan 2010
SD116

SEWSPG Habitat Regulation Assessment – A toolkit to support HRA Screening & Appropriate Assessment of Plans  

September 08
SD117a Strategic Flood Consequence Assessment Stage 1 June 10
SD117b  Strategic Flood Consequence Assessment Stage 2 January 11 
SD117c Strategic Flood Consequence Assessment Stage 3 February 11 
SD117d Preliminary Results of Hydraulic Modelling Study January 12
SD117e Stage 3 SFCA Six Bells Report February 12 


Renewable Energy


Ref No  Document Name   Date of
Production 
SD118 

Practice Guidance Planning for Renewable and Low Carbon Energy - A Toolkit for Planners 

July 12 


Other Council and Regional Studies and Strategies


Ref No Document Name   Date of
Production
SD119 “Turning Heads…” – A Strategy for the Heads of the Valleys 2020 June 06 
SD120 Public Realm Design in the Heads of the Valleys: A Good Practice Guide December 08
SD121 Making a Difference – The Big 20 Year Plan for Blaenau Gwent 2010 to 2030  2010
SD122 Draft Healthier Future 3 – Blaenau Gwent Health, Social Care and Well-being Strategy 2011-2014  2011
SD123 Draft Children and Young People’s Plan 2011/14 – Working to Address Issues of Child Poverty 2011
SD124 Blaenau Gwent Regeneration Strategy and Action Plan – Draft First Revision December 10
SD125 Living in Blaenau Gwent Survey 2009
SD126 Health Impact Assessment March 11
SD127 Equalities Impact Assessment  

March 11

SD127a Blaenau Gwent Unitary Development Plan Written Statement   July 2006 
SD127b  Blaenau Gwent Unitary Development Plan Proposals Map  July 2006  


Supplementary Planning Guidance


Ref No  Document Name   Date of
Production
 
SD128  Planning Obligations April 11 
SD129 A Model Design Guide for Wales - Residential Development March 05
SD129a  Draft Supplementary Planning Guidance - Access, Car Parking and Design   April 2012  
SD129b  Draft Six Bells Colliery Site Development Brief  July 2008 


LDP Scrutiny, Executive and Full Council Committee Reports


Ref No Document Name   Date of
Production
 
SD130  LDP Scrutiny, Executive and Full Council Committee Reports  Various 

Supporting Documents included following Submission

Ref No  Document Name   Date of
Production
 
SD131 Focussed Changes Representation Register  March 2012 
SD132 Outline Planning Permission Decision Notices for the redevelopment of MU1 
SD132a

TACP Drawing Figure 1B - Newbridge Construction Ltd Bryn Serth Redevelopment  Indicative Layout

 

Contact Information

Name of Team: Planning Policy

Telephone Number (01495) 354740

Address: Municipal Offices, Civic Centre, Ebbw Vale, Gwent, NP23 6XB

Email: planningpolicy@blaenau-gwent.gov.uk