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Evidence Base

A key requirement of the planning system is to demonstrate how and why plans have been produced. In doing this it is necessary to consider the guidance and information contained in a wide variety of documents. This is collectively known as the 'evidence base'.

From here you can access all the evidence documents that were used to guide the preparation of the 2011 Adopted Core Strategy's aims, objectives and detailed policies.

The Evidence Base is split into a series of eight distinct topic areas; you can access each one of these from the side navigation options to the right.