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Local Plan Review Evidence


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

Swale Landscape Sensitivity Assessment

As part of evidence preparation for the Local Plan Review, the Council worked with consultants LUC, in the preparation of a Swale Landscape Sensitivity Assessment.  This assessment considers the landscape implications of possible residential and employment extensions to Swale’s main settlements, including larger villages.

This item was reported to the Local Plan Panel on the 27th November 2019 where the panel agreed to note the findings of the assessment.

Local Landscape Designation Review

In 2017/2018 a review of the Local Landscape Designation was undertaken by consultants, LUC, to inform the Swale Local Plan Review.  The Swale Local Landscape Designation Review and Recommendations can be found here.

This review was reported to Swale’s Local Plan Panel Agenda and Minutes where its recommendations were agreed. Following this, Statements of Significance for each of the recommended Local Landscape Areas were drawn up. You can download the:

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