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Core Strategy Submission Document and Evidence Base Library

The proposed Core Strategy Submission document is supported by background papers and an extensive evidence base, all of which can be downloaded below.

Library list

You can download a copy of the Core Strategy Submission Document Library List (PDF: 322 Kb / 20 pages)

Background papers

Documents Date of publication
Core Strategy Issues and Options DPD September 2005
Core Strategy Preferred Options DPD November 2006
Statement of Community Involvement October 2006
Habitat Regulations Assessment of Eden Core Strategy: Screening Report (PDF: 414Kb / 45 pages) July 2008
Equalities Impact Assessment - LDF Core Strategy (32Kb / 3 pages) August 2008
Local Development Scheme May 2007
Annual Monitoring Report December 2008
Eden Sustainable Community Strategy and Detailed Action Plan January 2008
Cumbria Community Strategy 2008 to 2028 (PDF: 175Kb / 27 pages) on Cumbria County Council's website July 2008
Eden Local Plan December 1996
Cumbria and Lake District Structure Plan 2001-2016 April 2006

Evidence base

Community and green infrastructure

Community and green infrastructure documents Date of publication
Green Space Strategy September 2007
Eden Open Space and Recreational Facilities Study (PDF: 201Kb / 25 pages) July 2008
Eden Play Strategy 2007-2012 (PDF: 2.1Mb / 151 pages) August 2007
A Cultural Strategy for Eden (PDF: 249Kb / 44 pages) November 2003
Penrith Master Plan March 2007
Cumbria Biodiversity Action Plan 2001
Cumbria Biodiversity Evidence Base for Cumbria's Planning Authorities (PDF: 3.14Mb / 40 pages) June 2008
Cumbria Species and Habitats Statements (PDF: 5.69Mb / 175 pages) June 2008
North Pennines AONB Management Plan 2004
An Accessible and Inclusive Environment SPD June 2007
Cumbria Wind Energy SPD October 2007

Employment

Employment documents Date of publication
Economic Development and Tourism Strategy (PDF: 322Kb / 55 pages) December 2005
Employment Land and Floor Space Assessment 2007/2008
Retail Study - Volume 1: Main Report (PDF: 2.15Mb / 85 pages) March 2008
Retail Study - Volume 2: Appendix Report (PDF: 3.36Mb / 100 pages) March 2008
Shopfront and Advertisement Design SPD November 2006
Farm Diversification SPD April 2005
University of Cumbria Strategic Plan 2007-2012 2007

Flood risk

Flood risk documents Date of publication
Strategic Flood Risk Assessment - Final (PDF: 629Kb / 70 pages) October 2007
Strategic Flood Risk Assessment - Final: Part 1 Eden Maps (PDF: 5Mb / 14 pages)
(Penrith, Appleby, Kirkby Stephen, Alston, Armathwaite, Bolton, Brough / Church Brough, Greystoke, Kirkby Thore, Langwathby and Lazonby)
October 2007
Strategic Flood Risk Assessment - Final: Part 2 Eden Maps (PDF: 4Mb / 14 pages)
(Nenthead, Orton, Shap, Tebay, Warcop, Clifton, Culgaith, Hackthorpe, High Hesket, Plumpton, Ravenstonedale, Stainton, Temple Sowerby and Yanwath)
October 2007
Strategic Flood Risk Assessment - Functional Floodplain (PDF: 13Kb / 1 page) February 2009
Strategic Flood Risk Assessment - Additional Local Service Centres Update (PDF: 268Kb / 14 pages) January 2009
Strategic Flood Risk Assessment - Additional Local Service Centres Update - Eden Maps:  
SFRA - Additional Local Service Centres: Ainstable map (PDF: 314Kb / 1 page) December 2008
SFRA - Additional Local Service Centres: Croglin map (PDF: 473Kb / 1 page) December 2008
SFRA - Additional Local Service Centres: Crosby Ravensworth map (PDF: 541Kb / 1 page) December 2008
SFRA - Additional Local Service Centres: Dufton map (PDF: 521 Kb / 1 page) December 2008
SFRA - Additional Local Service Centres: Gamblesby map (PDF: 487 Kb / 1 page) December 2008
SFRA - Additional Local Service Centres: Garrigill map (PDF: 603Kb / 1 page) December 2008
SFRA - Additional Local Service Centres: Great Asby map (PDF: 525Kb / 1 page) December 2008
SFRA - Additional Local Service Centres: Great Ormside map (PDF: 604Kb / 1 page) December 2008
SFRA - Additional Local Service Centres: Kings Meaburn map (PDF: 527Kb / 1 page) December 2008
SFRA - Additional Local Service Centres: Kirkoswald map (PDF: 557Kb / 1 page) December 2008
SFRA - Additional Local Service Centres: Knock map (PDF: 482Kb / 1 page) December 2008
SFRA - Additional Local Service Centres: Little Salkeld map (PDF: 569Kb / 1 page) December 2008
SFRA - Additional Local Service Centres: Long Marton map (PDF: 537Kb / 1 page) December 2008
SFRA - Additional Local Service Centres: Melmerby map (PDF: 529Kb / 1 page) December 2008
SFRA - Additional Local Service Centres: Milburn and Gullom map (PDF: 480Kb / 1 page) December 2008
SFRA - Additional Local Service Centres: Morland map (PDF: 523Kb / 1 page) December 2008
SFRA - Additional Local Service Centres: Nateby map (PDF: 611Kb / 1 page) December 2008
SFRA - Additional Local Service Centres: Ousby map (PDF: 491Kb / 1 page) December 2008
SFRA - Additional Local Service Centres: Skelton map (PDF: 452Kb / 1 page) December 2008
SFRA - Additional Local Service Centres: Sockbridge and Tirril map (PDF: 469Kb / 1 page) December 2008
SFRA - Additional Local Service Centres: Winskill map (PDF: 485Kb / 1 page) December 2008

Housing

Housing documents Date of publication
Housing DPD - Issues and Options August 2007
Housing DPD - Issues and Options: Alternative Sites Consultation May 2008
Cumbria Housing Strategy October 2006
Penrith Housing Study 2006 March 2006
Housing Strategy for Eden 2005-2010 (PDF: 289Kb / 46 pages) 2005
Housing Market Assessments: Community and Economy Report (PDF: 2.38Mb / 84 pages) March 2007
Cumbria Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Needs Assessment: Executive Summary May 2008
Cumbria Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Needs Assessment: Final Report May 2008
Housing Needs Assessment Figures (Microsoft Excel document: 50Kb / 1 sheet) July 2006
Urban Housing Capacity Study (PDF: 1.41Mb / 53 pages) February 2003
Urban Housing Capacity Study: 2003 Update (PDF: 23Kb / 1 page) November 2006
Local Service Centres - Brownfield and Greenfield Sites (PDF: 3.35Mb / 43 pages) February 2009
Settlement Services Survey - Updated August 2008 (PDF: 284Kb / 6 pages) August 2008
Completions Monitoring April 2002 - March 2003 (Microsoft Excel document 55Kb / 1 sheet) April 2003
Completions Monitoring April 2003 - March 2004 (Microsoft Excel document 52Kb / 1 sheet) April 2004
Completions Monitoring April 2004 - March 2005 (Microsoft Excel document 54Kb / 1 sheet) April 2005
Completions Monitoring April 2005 - March 2006 (Microsoft Excel document 46Kb / 1 sheet) April 2006
Completions Monitoring April 2006 - March 2007 (Microsoft Excel document 58Kb / 1 sheet) April 2007
Completions Monitoring April 2007 - March 2008 (Microsoft Excel document 75Kb / 1 sheet) April 2008
Completions Monitoring April 2008 - March 2009 (Microsoft Excel document 51Kb / 1 sheet) April 2009
Permissions Monitoring April 2002 - March 2003 (Microsoft Excel document 97Kb / 1 sheet) April 2003
Permissions Monitoring April 2003 - March 2004 (Microsoft Excel document 1Mb / 1 sheet) April 2004
Permissions Monitoring April 2004 - March 2005 (Microsoft Excel document 37Kb / 1 sheet) April 2005
Permissions Monitoring April 2005 - March 2006 (Microsoft Excel document 75Kb / 1 sheet) April 2006
Permissions Monitoring April 2006 - March 2007 (Microsoft Excel document 88Kb / 1 sheet) April 2007
Permissions Monitoring April 2007 - March 2008 (Microsoft Excel document 85Kb / 1 sheet) April 2008
Permissions Monitoring April 2008 - March 2009 (Microsoft Excel document 96Kb / 1 sheet) April 2009
Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment March 2009

Transport

Transport documents Date of publication
Local Transport Plan April 2006
Rural Wheels in Eden 2009-2010 (PDF: 14Kb / 2 pages December 2008
Rural Wheels in Eden: Review of 2008-2009 Usage (PDF: 12Kb / 1 page) December 2008
Rural Wheels in Eden Summary - Dec 2008 (Microsoft Excel document: 37Kb / 1 sheet) September 2008

Corporate Plan

Corporate plan documents Date of publication
Corporate Plan 2008-2011: Taking Eden Forward September 2008

4NW Representation

4NW representation documents Date of publication
4NW Representation and Letter of Conformity (PDF: 212Kb / 10 pages) 18 March 2009

Delivery, monitoring and other matters: Supplementary topic paper responses

 Delivery, monitoring and other matters: Supplementary topic paper responses documents Date of publication
EDC Topic 7 - Supplementary Responses (PDF: 975Kb / 39 pages) 28 August 2009
Penrith Housing and Infrastructure Meeting Notes (PDF: 236Kb / 5 pages) 1 September 2009

Government guidance and research documents

Government guidance and research documents Date of publication
Living Working Countryside: The Taylor Review of Rural Economy and Affordable Housing 23 July 2008
Response from Communities and Local Government (CLG) to The Taylor Review of Rural Economy and Affordable Housing 25 March 2009
Good Practice Guidance on Planning for Tourism 2005/2006 16 May 2006
Planning Policy Statement 1: Delivering Sustainable Development 31 January 2005
Planning and Climate Change Supplement to Planning Policy Statement 1 17 December 2007
Planning Policy Statement 3: Housing (PDF: 459Kb / 30 pages) 29 November 2006
Planning Policy Guidance 4: Industrial, Commercial Development and Small Firms 10 November 1992
Planning Policy Statement 6: Planning for Town Centres (PDF: 418Kb / 37 pages) 21 March 2005
Planning Policy Statement 7: Sustainable Development in Rural Areas 3 August 2004
Planning Policy Statement 9: Biodiversity and Geological Conservation 16 August 2005
Planning Policy Guidance 13: Transport 20 April 2001
Planning Policy Guidance 15: Planning and the Historic Environment 14 September 1994
Planning Policy Guidance 16: Archaeology and Planning 21 November 1990
Planning Policy Guidance 17: Planning for Open Space, Sport and Recreation 24 July 2002
Planning Policy Statement 22: Renewable Energy 10 August 2004
Planning Policy Statement 25: Development and Flood Risk 7 December 2006
North West of England Plan: Regional Spatial Strategy to 2021 September 2008
Planning Policy Statement 12: creating strong and prosperous communities through Local Spatial Planning 4 June 2008
Communities and Local Government: The Community Infrastructure Levy 5 August 2008
Communities and Local Government: Greener homes for the future (Code for Sustainable Homes) 14 May 2008
ODPM Circular 01/2006: Planning for Gypsy and Traveller Caravan Sites 2 February 2006
ODPM Circular 05/2005: Planning Obligations 18 July 2005
Communities and Local Government: Strong and prosperous communities - The Local Government White Paper - Summary October 2006

Further examination documents

Further examination documents Date of Publication
Strategic Housing Market Assessment (SHMA) - Eden Executive Summary and specific SHMAs for Alston Moor, Eden Valley North, Eden Valley South and North Lakes East December 2009
Inspector's Request for Additional Background Information (PDF: 13Kb / 1 page) May 2009
EDC's Responses to the Inspector's Request for Additional Background Information (PDF: 331Kb / 26 pages) June 2009
EDC's Response to the Inspector's Request for Additional Background Information - Amended Sustainability Appraisal Summary Matrix (PDF: 389Kb / 10 pages) 6 July 2009
Inspector's Initial Matters of Concern Regarding the Soundness of the DPD (PDF: 140Kb / 5 pages) 27 May 2009
EDC's Response to the Inspector's Initial Matters of Concern Regarding the Soundness of the DPD (PDF: 82Kb / 9 pages) 19 June 2009
Note of Exploratory Meeting (PDF: 304Kb / 17 pages) 29 June 2009
Provisional List of Matters and Participants (PDF: 168Kb / 9 pages) June 2009
Main Matters, Issues and Questions (PDF: 302Kb / 19 pages) June 2009
Pre-Hearing Meeting: Inspector's Guidance Notes (PDF: 145Kb / 7 pages) 4 June 2009
Note of Pre-Hearing Meeting (PDF: 109Kb / 6 pages) 10 July 2009
Schedule of Proposed Amendments in Response to the Inspector's Questions (PDF: 139Kb / 13 pages) 7 August 2009
Voluntary Action Cumbria: Mapping of Advice and Support Needs in Cumbria for Migrant Workers June 2007
Cumbria Liftshare Scheme 1999
Network Rail: Lancashire and Cumbria Route Utilisation Strategy August 2008
White Young Green: Transport Assessment (proposed Carleton Fields development) - Summary Extract (PDF: 106Kb / 3 pages) April 2008
The Cumbria Agreement 2008-2011 (Refreshed) A Local Area Agreement for Cumbria 25 March 2009
Eden Local Plan Review Housing Policies - Approved October 2004 (PDF: 1.27Mb / 26 pages) October 2004
Lifetime Homes 21st Century Living - Quality, flexibility and choice (sorry this document is no longer available, please visit the Lifetime Homes website for further information) January 2005
Defra: Local and Regional CO2 Emissions for 2005-2007 15 September 2008
Inspector’s Outstanding Major Concerns Prior to Discussion at the Hearing Sessions (PDF:129Kb / 2 pages) 4 September 2009
EDC's Response to Pioneer Property Services - Statement_3_32 (PDF: 129Kb / 2 pages) 4 September 2009
4NW Submitted Draft North West Plan Partial Review - July 2009 4 September 2009
Council Tax and Second Homes, Report of the Director of Finance, EDC Executive, Part 1 F49/08 Agenda Item 4 , 3 June 2008 (PDF: 97Kb / 10 pages) Received 8 September 2009
Public Consultation on New Squares Proposals from EDC website: Penrith New Squares cover web page 9 September 2009
Public Consultation on New Squares Proposals from EDC website: Frequently Asked Questions (sorry this webpage is no longer available) 9 September 2009