Local Plan and Joint West of England Spatial Plan
BPT has submitted comments to these two important consultations, which consider the housing numbers and associated spatial strategy for B&NES and the wider region. The B&NEs review is an update of the existing Core Strategy and Placemaking Plan, reappraising housing needs and trajectories and with a particular emphasis on student housing. The JWE plan attempts to find solutions to the very large housing need across the region and includes an alarming current shortfall in affordable housing. The key messages BPT has put across are:
You can read our detailed report here:Issues and Options Local Plan Response Jan 2018
For more information on the Joint West of England Spatial Plan click here.