Research and evidence base

Background evidence used to influence the Local Plan.

These include:

City Centre Action Plan background papers including information on:

  • Transport
  • Port of Southampton
  • City centre retailing
  • Night time economy

Delivery including:

  • Site studies
  • Information on the station quarter
  • The outline delivery strategy

Housing and open spaces including:

  • South Hampshire Housing Market Assessment
  • Strategic Housing and Land Availability Assessment

Design and transport including:

  • Transport modelling
  • City centre characterisation
  • Guidance on tall buildings

Environment including:

  • Flood risk
  • Costal erosion
  • Carbon strategy
  • Sustainability

Other additional background evidence including:

  • National Planning Policy Framework
  • Equality and safety impact assessments