Decision details

Retail Strategy Review March 2021

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Planning and Building Control

Decision status: Awaiting Implementation

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Council decided that a new Retail Strategy Review (RSR) was required in order to inform proposals for new retail development in the borough. The previous RSR was completed in 2015 and they generally become out-of-date after 5 years. The RSR was supported by a Shopper Survey and health checks of our town and district centres.





That the Retail Strategy Review and updated Town and District Health checks for publication be approved.


Reasons for the Decision(s):


The set out the key findings from the Retail Strategy Review and seek approval from Cabinet Member to publish the Retail Strategy Review and updated Town and District Health.



Alternative Options Considered and Rejected: (including any Risk Implications)


The Retail Strategy Review has been undertaken and need to be published to help inform decisions on proposals for retail development. Not to do so would result in the Council making decisions on out of date information.


Publication date: 01/06/2021

Date of decision: 01/06/2021

Effective from: 10/06/2021

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