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Local Plan Review Evidence


Evidence we've gathered relating to communities in Swale for the local plan review.

Local Green Space designations

As part of the Local Plan Review, the Council has carried out a review of existing Local Green Space designations, as well as assessing those which have been put forward for proposed designation. These documents outline the process and the outcome:

Settlement Hierarchy

There is a need to assess the sustainability of the settlements within the Borough to understand how our towns, villages and smaller settlements function. This study (PDF 628KB) reviews the existing settlement hierarchy by auditing the current provision of services and facilities in the Borough’s settlements and recommending whether it should be taken forwards as is or re-structured.