MID SUSSEX STRATEGIC EMPLOYMENT LAND ASSESSMENT

Mid Sussex SELAA Sites

CCL was instructed by Mid Sussex District Council to prepare a comprehensive Strategic Employment Land Availability Assessment (SELAA) to form a key part of the Council’s District Plan evidence base.

The purpose of the SELAA was to examine the availability and potential supply of B Use Class employment sites and floorspace for Mid Sussex outside the South Downs National Park area in the District Plan period to 2031.

The study included survey and assessment of more than 140 existing and potential B Use Class employment sites across the District and a detailed consideration of site suitability, availability and achievability from which an employment land delivery trajectory and advice was provided.

KEY INGREDIENTS
  • NPPF and NPPG compliant employment sites survey

  • Detailed assessment of all sites and identification of future role and opportunities for expansion/intensification

  • Conclusions on demand and supply

  • Evidential report drafted to support the District Plan