Planning policy evidence base

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About the planning policy evidence base

The planning policy evidence base supports the preparation of the local plan and other policy documents. A number of studies have been produced, in some cases undertaken with or by other authorities and consultants.

A shared policy evidence base can be found on the Joint Core Strategy website. Below are reports, plans and studies unique to Tewkesbury Borough Council.

Community infrastructure

Social, sport and open space study (2017)



Landscape assessment

Green belt

Strategic flood risk assessment: level 1

Strategic flood risk assessment: level 2 - Halcrow report (October 2011)

Strategic flood risk assessment: level 2 - Capita Symonds report (October 2012)

Tewkesbury Borough Plan prefered options strategic flood risk assessment: level 2 - JBA Consulting report (Nov 2017)

Historic environment


Assessment of land availability

Brownfield land register

Gypsy, traveller and travelling show people

Housing standards background paper

Joint Core Strategy settlement audit

Strategic housing market assessment


Sustainability appraisal and habitat assessment