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Evidence Base

The following page outlines key evidence base documents that support the preparation of the new Local Plan for the Borough of Oadby and Wigston.

Core Strategy Supporting Documents
An exhaustive list of the Council's key evidence base documents supporting the emerging Core Strategy.
Core Strategy Document Library.

Climate Change Study 2015

An updated version of the 2008 Climate Change Study.

Climate Change Study 2015 (PDF Document, 14.87 Mb)

Employment Sites and Brownfield Land Study 2010
The Employment Sites and Brownfield Land Study investigates employment issues within the borough.
Oadby and Wigston Borough Council - Employment Sites and Brownfield Land Study (PDF Document, 739.17 Kb)

Faith Communities Profile and Place of Worship Needs Assessment 2008
Consultants have undertaken Faith Communities study for the Borough of Oadby and Wigston.
Faith Community Profile and Places of Worship Needs Assessment (PDF Document, 641.52 Kb).

Flood Risk Assessment
An assessment of the risk of flooding in the borough, particularly in relation to residential, commercial and industrial land use.
Strategic Flood Risk Assessment [External Link]

Green Wedge Management Strategy
This study examines the landscape character, recreational use, land use and ecology of the Oadby and Wigston Green Wedge.
Green Wedge Management Strategy.

Landscape Character Assessment
The Landscape character assessment is a document used to assist in planning and managing landscape change.
Landscape Character Assessment

Oadby and Wigston Retail Study 2008
Consultants have undertaken a retail study of the town centres found within the borough.
Oadby and Wigston Borough Retail Study 2008

Open Space and Recreational Facilities Assessment
An audit of the current state of open space and recreational facilities in the borough and an assessment of future provision requirements.
Open Space, Sport and Recreational Facilities Study

Residential and Employment Land Availability Reports
Residential and Employment Land Availability Reports are published annually as part of the Annual Monitoring process.
Annual Monitoring Report

Highways and Transport Implications Study
This document is an assessment of the highways and transport implications for Oadby and Wigston borough and Harborough district.
Highways and Transport Implications Study

Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment
The Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment identifies and assess housing potential in the borough.
Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment

Strategic Housing Market Assessment
The Strategic Housing Market Assessment recognises that the wider housing market directly affects housing need, and that housing markets often cross administrative boundaries.
Strategic Housing Market Assessment [external link]

Oadby Town Centre Masterplan Baseline Report
A Baseline Report has been produced to inform the preparation of the Oadby Town Centre Area Action Plan.
Oadby Town Centre Masterplan Baseline Report

Wigston Town Centre Masterplan Baseline Report
A Baseline Report has been produced to inform the preparation of the Wigston Town Centre Area Action Plan.
Wigston Town Centre Masterplan Baseline Report

For further details on these studies please us the contact details on the right.

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