The Adopted South Worcestershire Development Plan (SWDP) 2016

INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES

Introduction
Vision and Objectives
Spatial Context
A New Plan for South Worcestershire
Context Map

STRATEGIC POLICIES

SWDP 1: Overarching Sustainable Development Principles
Key Diagram
SWDP 2: Development Strategy and Settlement Hierarchy
SWDP 3: Employment, Housing and Retail Provision Requirement and Delivery
SWDP 4: Moving Around South Worcestershire
SWDP 5: Green Infrastructure
Green Infrastructure Environmental Character Area Map
SWDP 6: Historic Environment
SWDP 7: Infrastructure

GENERIC POLICIES

ECONOMIC GROWTH

SWDP 8: Providing the Right Land and Buildings for Jobs
SWDP 9: Creating and Sustaining Vibrant Centres
SWDP 10: Protection and Promotion of Centres and Local Shops
SWDP 11: Vale of Evesham Heavy Goods Vehicles Control Zone
SWDP 12: Employment in Rural Areas

HOUSING

SWDP 13: Effective Use of Land
SWDP 14: Market Housing Mix
SWDP 15: Meeting Affordable Housing Needs
SWDP 16: Rural Exception Sites
SWDP 17: Travellers and Travelling Showpeople
SWDP 18: Replacement Dwellings in the Open Countryside
SWDP 19: Dwellings for Rural Workers
SWDP 20: Housing to Meet the Needs of Older People

ENVIRONMENTAL ENHANCEMENT AND PROTECTION

SWDP 21: Design
SWDP 22: Biodiversity and Geodiversity
SWDP 23: The Cotswolds and Malvern Hills Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)
SWDP 24: Management of the Historic Environment
SWDP 25: Landscape Character

RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

SWDP 26: Telecommunications and Broadband
SWDP 27: Renewable and Low Carbon Energy
SWDP 28: Management of Flood Risk
SWDP 29: Sustainable Drainage Systems
SWDP 30: Water Resources, Efficiency and Treatment
SWDP 31: Pollution and Land Instability
SWDP 32: Minerals
SWDP 33: Waste

TOURISM AND LEISURE

SWDP 34: Tourist Development
SWDP 35: Visitor Accommodation
SWDP 36: Static and Touring Caravans, Chalets and Camping Sites
SWDP 37: Built Community Facilities
SWDP 38: Green Space
SWDP 39: Provision for Green Space and Outdoor Community Uses in New Development
SWDP 40: Waterfronts
SWDP 41: Marinas and Moorings
SWDP 42: Residential Moorings

ALLOCATIONS POLICIES

WORCESTER CITY

SWDP 43: Worcester City
SWDP 44: Worcester City Centre
SWDP 45: Directions for Growth Outside the City Administrative Boundary

WYCHAVON

SWDP 46: Pershore
SWDP 47: Pershore Urban Extension
SWDP 48: Droitwich Spa
SWDP 49: Droitwich Spa Urban Extensions
SWDP 50: Evesham
SWDP 51: Evesham Urban Extensions

MALVERN HILLS

SWDP 52: Malvern
SWDP 53: Malvern Technology Centre (QinetiQ)
SWDP 54: Blackmore Park
SWDP 55: Three Counties Showground
SWDP 56: Development at North East Malvern
SWDP 57: Tenbury Wells
SWDP 58: Upton-upon-Severn Area

VILLAGE HIERARCHY ALLOCATIONS

SWDP 59: New Housing for Villages

IMPLEMENTATION AND MONITORING

SWDP 62: Implementation
SWDP 63: Monitoring Framework

GLOSSARY

Glossary

ANNEXES

ANNEX A: Summary of Worcestershire Sustainable Community Strategy 2010, extracts for south Worcestershire authorities
ANNEX B: SWDP Objectives mapped against Worcestershire SCS Objectives
ANNEX C: Primary Policy Connections
ANNEX D: Hierarchy of Settlements
ANNEX E: South Worcestershire Housing Trajectories
ANNEX F: Marketing Requirements (SWDP 8, SWDP 12)
ANNEX G: Additional Information Required to Justify Planning Permission SWDP 19)
ANNEX H: Boundary of Worcester City Centre Masterplan
ANNEX I: Infrastructure Table
ANNEX J: Superseded Saved Local Plan Policies and Proposals