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Employment Land Supplementary Planning Document

The Employment Land SPD updates and improves on existing policy set out in adopted Tameside UDP. The SPD document includes three specific topics:-

  • Guidance on the approach the Council will take to dealing with applications for mixed use or non-employment developments on employment land.
  • Describes the local economic context, and the current situations with regard to existing employment land and premises, and the available supply of employment land.
  • Advice and guidance on submitting applications for employment development or development on employment land and sets out the information that applicants are expected to provide in support of their applications.

The draft SPD was subject to a period of public consultation from Monday 17th March to 25th April during which 16 representations were received. The representations have now been considered by the Council.

The key decision meeting to consider the approval of the document took place on the 20th January 2009. As a result the document was approved and has now been formerly adopted by the Council after a five day period of scrutiny.

The adopted Employment Land SPD and associated documents are all available to download using the links below:


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