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Allerdale Local Plan (Part 2): Site Allocations - Preferred Options
We are in the process of preparing a Site Allocations Development Plan Document (DPD) that will form Part 2 of the Allerdale Local Plan. The Site Allocations DPD will identify sites necessary to meet the Borough’s development needs to 2029, as set out in the Strategic and Development Management Policies DPD (Allerdale Local Plan Part 1).
Following the ‘call for sites’ conducted at the end of 2013, and ‘Issues and Options’ consultations undertaken in 2014 and 2015, the Council has now identified its ‘Preferred Options’ sites - those sites we consider most appropriate to meet the development targets and Strategy set out in the Allerdale Local Plan (Part 1).
These 'preferred' sites are identified in the Preferred Options consultation document. Sites that the Council has discarded during the site assessment and selection process are identified in the Discarded Sites Documents prepared for each locality within the district, and revisions to the settlement boundaries of the towns and villages are addressed in the Settlement Boundary Review Technical Paper.
'Preferred options' consultation
We consulted on the following documents from 27 January 2017 to 24 March 2017.
The Preferred Options consultation represented the main consultation opportunity for the community and other stakeholders to comment and influence the sites that the Council has identified as being most suitable to allocate for development purposes, or designate for alternative uses, prior to submission to the Secretary of State for Examination. The consultation accords with the Town and Country (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012, as set out in the Statement of Representations Procedure.
Local Plan (Part 2): Preferred Options consultation document
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Local Plan: Preferred Options consultation document - accompanying documents
Click on the individual links to see the documentation which accompanied the Local Plan: Preferred Options consultation document.
Contains maps of all the individual settlements illustrating the preferred sites, alternative options and proposed amendments to the settlement boundaries.Map key
Limited growth villages (no housing or employment proposed)
Infill and rounding off villages (no housing or employment proposed & no settlement boundaries identified)
These have been prepared for the Workington, Maryport, Cockermouth, Wigton, Silloth and Aspatria localities and identify all the housing, employment and retail sites that have been discounted
Workington Locality Discarded Sites
- Workington (including Harrington, Lillyhall, Seaton & Camerton)
- Great Clifton
- Little Clifton/Bridgfoot
Maryport Locality Discarded Sites
- Broughton Moor
- Crosby Villa
Cockermouth Locality Discarded Sites
- Broughton Cross
- Broughton (Great Broughton and Little Broughton)
Wigton Locality Discarded Sites
- Bolton Low Houses
- Little Bampton
- Newton Arlosh
- Port Carlisle
Aspatria Locality Discarded Sites
Silloth Locality Discarded Sites
Identifies all the open space sites that have been considered and discounted and the assessment methodology used.
Other related documents
There were a number of documents we recommended being considered alongside the Preferred Options documentation.
This report summarises the transport modelling study undertaken to assess the cumulative impact of the local plan proposals in Allerdale.
This report measures the potential health impacts of the Plan on the wider population.
This report assesses the impact or likely impact, which the Plan will have on particular group(s).
This sets out the process of community engagement carried out for the ‘Issues and Options’ stage, and the key issues raised through consultation responses.
This assesses the sustainability impacts of the policies and proposals contained within the Plan has also been prepared and published.
This sets out the stages and criteria used to assess housing and employment sites and review settlement boundaries.
This identifies the options for areas suitable for wind energy development in the Plan area.
This identifies any likely significant effects upon European/Natura 2000 sites as a result of the proposed site allocations. within the draft plan, and an HRA update has been prepared to account for the new policies proposed in the draft plan.