Local Plan Part 1- Joint Core Strategy Adopted 2013

Following consideration by the South Downs National Park Authority and Winchester City Council both planning authorities adopted the Winchester District Local Plan Part 1 – Joint Core Strategy Development Plan Document on 19 and 20 March 2013 respectively.

The adopted Local Plan Part 1 covers the administrative area of Winchester District including the area of the South Downs National Park Authority that lies within the District.

The development plan for the Winchester District now consists of  the policies in Local Plan Part 1- Joint Core Strategy, plus the saved policies in the Local Plan 2006. (see Saved Policies)

The Local Plan Part 1 can be viewed at the bottom of this page, split into several separate documents. For ease of reference the table below sets out the titles of each chapter.

Please refer to the Adopted Policy Maps page to view the current maps and Policies Map Key

Chapter 1 Introduction and Background
Chapter 2 Profile of Winchester District
Chapter 3 Development Strategy
Chapter 4 Spatial Strategy - Winchester Town
Chapter 5 Spatial Strategy – South Hampshire Urban Areas
Chapter 6 Spatial Strategy – Market Towns and Rural Area
Chapter 7 Core Polices – Active Communities
Chapter 8 Core Policies – Prosperous Economy
Chapter 9 High Quality Environment
Chapter 10 Infrastructure Implementation and Monitoring
Appendix A Saved Policies
Appendix B Glossary
Appendix C Evidence Base
Appendix D Monitoring Framework
Appendix E Infrastructure Delivery Summary
Appendix F Housing Trajectory

Stop Press:  The legal challenge to the adoption of the Winchester District Local Plan Part 1 - Joint Core Strategy received on 30 April 2013 was heard in the High Court on the 11th & 12th Feb 2014.

The Court has now given Judgement on the challenge which can be viewed or downloaded below.

High court Judgement - Zurich Assurance v Winchester City Council