Housing and Economic Development Needs Assessment (HEDNA)
The HEDNA (2020) has been prepared jointly with Hastings Borough Council. Its purpose is to assess future development needs up to 2039 for housing (both market and affordable) and employment across the Hastings and Rother area, to inform the preparation of the two Authorities’ emerging Local Plans. The document does not set the housing target for local authorities but provides the evidence to inform its starting position. The HEDNA has been produced in line with national Planning Practice Guidance.
Employment Sites Review Background Paper
The Employment Sites Review background paper assesses the suitability of existing employment sites for continued employment use, intensification or expansion, as well as looking at potential new sites.
Hastings and Rother Employment Strategy and Land Review
The Hastings and Rother Employment Strategy and Land Review has been prepared jointly with Hastings Borough Council. It provides the evidence base for the development of spatial economic strategies in the Authorities’ respective Local Plans .
Review of Employment Land Requirements in Light of Proposed Revised Housing Targets
The Review of Employment Land Requirements in Light of Proposed Revised Housing Targets paper considers whether the Core Strategy employment land provisions need to be increased as a consequence of higher levels of proposed housing in the District.
Retail Capacity Study of Bexhill
A retail capacity study of Bexhill-on-Sea has been carried out to assess future shopping floorspace requirements over the period to 2028. The Study follows on from earlier assessments carried out in 2008 and 2013 and has informed the Development and Site Allocations (DaSA) Local Plan.
Rother Shopping Assessment
The purpose of this assessment is to inform and guide retail planning in the District. It was prepared by GL Hearn.
- Shopping Assessment GL Hearn June 2008
- Shopping Assessment GL Hearn June 2008 Appendices
- Rother Shopping Assessment Update Report 2013
Testing of Retail Scenarios for Bexhill
This document provides retail planning advice in respect of potential foodstore development and redevelopment proposals at Bexhill. It was also prepared by GL Hearn.