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New Local Plan Evidence Base

All newly published and / or relevant evidence based documents to support the delivery of the emerging New Local Plan for the Borough of Oadby and Wigston will be made available on this page.

Strategic and Housing Evidence Based Documents

Leicester and Leicestershire Housing and Economic Development Needs Assessment (HEDNA) (2017)
The document, along with a number of supporting documents, is available on the Leicester and Leicestershire Strategic Growth Plan website, at the following link:

http://www.llstrategicgrowthplan.org.uk/the-plan/stage-two/hedna/


Oadby and Wigston Whole Plan Viability Assessment (2017)
Consultants have undertaken a Whole Plan Viability Assessment (2017) on behalf of the Borough Council.
Oadby and Wigston Whole Plan Viability Assessment (2017) (PDF Document, 4.09 Mb)


Affordable Housing Viability Assessment 2016
Consultants have undertaken an Affordable Housing Viability Assessment on behalf of the Borough of Oadby and Wigston.
Affordable Housing Viability Assessment 2016 (PDF Document, 2.74 Mb)


Leicester and Leicestershire Gypsy, Traveller and Travelling Showpeople Accommodation Assessment (2017)
Consultants have undertaken a Leicester and Leicestershire Gypsy, Traveller and Travelling Showpeople Accommodation Assessment (2017) on behalf of the Borough of Oadby and Wigston.
Leicester and Leicestershire Gypsy, Traveller and Travelling Showpeople Accommodation Assessment (2017) (PDF Document, 2.48 Mb)


Oadby and Wigston Adopted Core Strategy (2010)
To view a copy of the Borough Council's Adopted Core Strategy (2010), please click on the link below.
Oadby and Wigston Adopted Core Strategy (2010)


Annual Monitoring Report

To view the Borough Council's latest Annual Monitoring Reports for Employment Land, Residential Land (including the Housing Implementation Strategy for the latest 5 Year Housing Land Supply) and Strategic Housing Land, click on the link below and follow the links on the right hand side of that page.
The Annual Monitoring Report


Employment Evidence Based Documents

Oadby and Wigston Employment Land and Premises Study (2017)
Consultants have undertaken an Oadby and Wigston Employment Land and Premises Study (2017) on behalf of the Borough of Oadby and Wigston.
Oadby and Wigston Employment Land and Premises Study (2017) (PDF Document, 2.76 Mb)
Appendix 1 - List of Consultees (PDF Document, 87.84 Kb)
Appendix 2 - Property Schedules for Industrial and Offices (PDF Document, 99.92 Kb)
Appendix 3 - Employment Areas Scoring System (PDF Document, 138.16 Kb)
Appendix 4 - Employment Areas Scoring System (PDF Document, 18.03 Kb)
Appendix 5 - Developer Marketing Standards (PDF Document, 104 Kb)
Oadby and Wigston Employment Land and Premises Study Executive Summary (2017) (PDF Document, 371.74 Kb)


Annual Monitoring Report

To view the Borough Council's latest Annual Monitoring Reports for Employment Land, Residential Land (including the Housing Implementation Strategy for the latest 5 Year Housing Land Supply) and Strategic Housing Land, click on the link below and follow the links on the right hand side of that page.
The Annual Monitoring Report


Transport Evidence Based Documents

South East Leicestershire Transport Study - Final Report 2017
Consultants have undertaken a South East Leicestershire Transport Study - Final Report 2017 on behalf of Harborough District Council, Leicestershire County Council, Leicester City Council, and, Oadby and Wigston Borough Council.
South East Leicestershire Transport Study - Final Report 2017 (PDF Document, 2.59 Mb)


The 6C's Design Guide
The Leicester and Leicestershire 6Cs Design Guide deals with highways and transportation infrastructure for new developments. The document is available on Leicestershire County Council's website (external link).
https://resources.leicestershire.gov.uk/environment-and-planning/planning/the-6cs-design-guide

Environmental Evidence Based Documents

Oadby and Wigston Extended Phase 1 Habitat Survey (2017)
Consultants have undertaken an Oadby and Wigston Extended Phase 1 Habitat Survey (2017) on behalf of the Council. The Extended Phase 1 Habitat Survey will help ensure that important species can be taken into account at all stages in the planning process but specifically through land allocations for future development.
Oadby and Wigston Extended Phase 1 Habitat Survey (2017) (PDF Document, 20.88 Mb)


Oadby and Wigston Green Wedge Review (2017)
To view a copy of the Borough Council's Green Wedge Review (2017), please click on the link below.
Green Wedge Review 2017 (PDF Document, 3.72 Mb)


Oadby and Wigston Green Wedge Management Strategy
This study examines the landscape character, recreational use, land use and ecology of the Oadby and Wigston Green Wedge. To view a copy of the Oadby and Wigston Green Wedge Management Strategy, please click on the link below.
Oadby and Wigston Green Wedge Management Strategy


Oadby and Wigston Climate Change Study (2015)
To view a copy of the Oadby and Wigston Climate Change Study (2015), please click on the link below.
Climate Change Study 2015 (PDF Document, 14.87 Mb)


Strategic Flood Risk Assessment (2014)
Consultants undertook a Joint Strategic Flood Risk Assessment (2014) on behalf of a number of authorities, including Oadby and Wigston Borough Council. This assessment takes account of the risk of flooding in the Borough, particularly in relation to residential, commercial and industrial land use. To view a copy of the Strategic Flood Risk Assessment (SFRA), please click on the link below (external link).
Strategic Flood Risk Assessment (2014)


Conservation Areas Supplementary Planning Document
To view a copy of the Oadby and Wigston Conservation Areas Supplementary Planning Document, please click on the link below.
Conservation Areas Supplementary Planning Document


Town Centres Evidence Based Documents

Oadby and Wigston Town Centres Area Action Plan
To view the Borough Council's Town Centres Area Action Plan, click on the link below.
Oadby and Wigston Town Centres Area Action Plan


Retail Capacity Study (2016)

Consultants have undertaken a Retail Capacity Study on behalf of the Borough of Oadby and Wigston.
Oadby and Wigston Retail Capacity Study, November 2016 (PDF Document, 5.91 Mb)
Oadby and Wigston Retail Capacity Study - Executive Summary, November 2016 (PDF Document, 552.75 Kb)


Oadby and Wigston Local Centres Study (2017)

To view a copy of the Borough Council's Local Centres Study, please click on the link below.
Oadby and Wigston Local Centres Study (2017) (PDF Document, 2.73 Mb)


Local Development Orders

To view the adopted Local Development Orders for Wigston and South Wigston, please click on the link below.
Local Development Orders


Economic Regeneration Strategy
To view the Council's Economic Regeneration Strategy, please click on the link below.
Economic Development


Infrastructure Delivery Evidence Based Documents

Draft Infrastructure Delivery Plan - November 2017
This draft document will help to inform the Council when seeking infrastructure contributions towards essential strategic and local infrastructure projects to deliver sustainable growth. This document is in draft form and will be published in 2018. Once published, it will be regularly reviewed to reflect the latest growth objectives in the Borough.
Draft Infrastructure Delivery Plan - November 2017 (PDF Document, 982.42 Kb)


Developer Contributions Supplementary Planning Document
To view the Borough Council's Developer Contributions Supplementary Planning Document, click on the link below. The Council will update this document in early 2018.
Developer Contributions Supplementary Planning Document


Green Infrastructure Plan
To view the Borough Council's Green Infrastructure Plan, click on the link below. The Council will update this document in early 2018.
Green Infrastructure Plan


Local Infrastructure Plan
To view the Borough Council's Local Infrastructure Plan, click on the link below. Once published, this document will be superseded by the Infrastructure Delivery Plan in early 2018.
Local Infrastructure Plan


Annual Open Space Review
The Annual Open Space Review is part of the annual monitoring exercise and assesses and illustrates the amount of different types of open space within the Borough. Council will update this document by the end of 2017.
Annual Open Space Review


Oadby and Wigston Local Green Space Assessment (2017)
This report outlines the National Policy and Guidance on Local Green Space and sets out the methodology of how the nominated sites have been assessed against this policy and guidance. The report also identifies the sites nominated for designation as Local Green Space by the Community and the decision made by Oadby and Wigston Borough Council regarding the nominations. To view the Borough Council's Local Green Space Assessment (2017), please click on the link below.
Oadby and Wigston Local Green Space Assessment (2017) (PDF Document, 386.98 Kb)
Oadby and Wigston Local Green Space Assessment (2017) - Appendices 1 and 2 (PDF Document, 4.71 Mb)
Oadby and Wigston Local Green Space Assessment (2017) - Appendix 3 (PDF Document, 4.41 Mb)


Oadby and Wigston Playing Pitch Strategy
The Oadby and Wigston Playing Pitch Strategy is still being drafted and has yet to be finalised. Once this evidnce based document has been agreed with the sporting National Governing Bodies (NGBs), the Council will publish this document. Expected early 2018.


Landscape and Character Evidence Based Documents

Oadby and Wigston Landscape Character Assessment (2005)
The Landscape Character Assessment is a document used to assist in planning and managing landscape change. The Council is currently updating the Landscape Character Assessment and the new version will be published in early 2018. To view the Borough Council's Landscape Character Assessment, please click on the link below.
Oadby and Wigston Landscape Character Assessment (2005)


Oadby and Wigston Draft Locally Listed Buildings Review (2017)
The Oadby and Wigston Draft Locally Listed Buildings Review has been developed in partnership with the Borough's Civic Society's to recognise buildings that are locally significant in the Borough of Oadby and Wigston.
Oadby and Wigston Draft Locally Listed Buildings Review Introduction (October 2017) (PDF Document, 731.64 Kb)
Appendix 1 and 2 - Wigston, South Wigston and Kilby Bridge (PDF Document, 17.27 Mb)
Appendix 3, Part 1 - Oadby (PDF Document, 12.46 Mb)
Appendix 3, Part 2 - Oadby (PDF Document, 13.05 Mb)


Public Realm Strategy Supplementary Planning Document
The Public Realm Strategy Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) is a planning policy document that focuses on public realm and public spaces within the Borough of Oadby and Wigston. The document supplements current and emerging planning policies. To view the Borough Council's Public Realm Strategy, please click on the link below.
Public Realm Strategy Supplementary Planning Document


Building for Life 12
To view a copy of Building for Life 12, please click on the link below (external link).
Building for Life 12


Existing evidence base documents that support current adopted planning policy can be found by clicking on the Borough Local Plan's Evidence Base page on the drop down list to the right of this page.

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