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Strategic Housing and Employment Land Availability Assessment (SHELAA)

The Strategic Housing and Employment Land Availability Assessment, or SHELAA for short, looks at the potential of housing and/or employment sites for development in the future. We prepared a draft SHELAA in early 2017 and consulted on it in March/April 2017. We have taken on board comments made on existing sites, and new sites submitted. These are reflected in the final SHELAA.

The SHELAA supersedes the 'SHLAA' (Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment).  We published SHLAAs annually from 2010 to 2016.

Please note that the majority of sites are 'parked'. This is because they are assessed against current planning policy. If, however, extra land is needed in conjunction with the Local Plan Review, these sites can be revisited and assessed/considered through the site allocations process.

Final 2017 SHELAA

 Schedules of sites by delivery timescales

 Schedules of sites by settlement

The documents below show SHLEAA sites that have been submitted for housing.  We intend to publish a schedule of sites submitted for employment uses in due course.

Maps of SHELAA housing sites

The maps below show the locations on all SHELAA housing sites in a particular area.