To support the formulation of the Central Winchester Regeneration Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) a number of technical studies have been commissioned.
Links are provided to the completed studies and others will be added once finalised.
CWR Surveys/ Assessments
The list below sets out the current surveys / assessments being undertaken to inform the development of the Supplementary Planning Document by JTP Architects and Masterplanners and supporting team on behalf of the City Council. Further work will be required at different stages and will be commissioned as appropriate.
Topographical Survey (Apex Surveys)
Summary Page references for recommendations Status Link A full mapping of the area has now been completed. This includes some cross sectional survey work of existing buildings. n/a Completed Topographical Survey (Apex Surveys) (pdf, 1.9mb)
Contamination Desktop Survey (RPS)
Summary Page references for recommendations Status Link A full desk top study into potential contamination risks below ground has now been completed, this highlights some moderate risks which will need to be more fully assessed prior to further detailed design work. Conclusions and Recommendations pg 24 Completed Contamination Desktop Survey (RPS) (pdf, 35mb)
Flood Risk Assessment (Wallingford Hydro)
Summary Page references for recommendations Status Link The report has been completed. This does highlight some significant issues which will need to be carefully considered in relation to flood risk, sewerage discharge and building design as the scheme progresses. n/a Completed – awaiting final report
Flood Risk Assessment (Wallingford Hydro) (pdf, 13.6mb)
Ecological Appraisal (ECOSA)
Summary Page references for recommendations Status Links Survey is now complete, and report received. This states that the area has fairly limited ecological value but that there is some potential for bat nesting and roosting which will require further survey work in due course and does highlight the important and potential of watercourses and underground culverts which pass through the site. Executive Summary on pg 1 Completed Ecological Appraisal (ECOSA) (pdf, 4.4mb)
Summary Page references for recommendations Status Links Central Winchester Regeneration Archaeology Advisory Panel report Completed Central Winchester Regeneration Archaeology Advisory Panel report (pdf, 1.7mb)
Archaeological desk-based assessment; provides baseline information on the heritage assets and buried archaeological deposits on the site itself and in its immediate environs.
Summary on pg 3
Archaeological Survey (Patrick Ottoway) (pdf, 17.6mb)
Desk Based Assessment
Completed CWR Geoarchaeological DBA August 2020 - Final (pdf, 4.5mb) Stratigraphic Report Completed CWR Geoarchaeology Stratigraphic Interim Report October 2020 - Final (pdf, 2.2mb) Integrated Geoarchaeological Report Completed CWR Integrated Geoarchaeological Report 2021 - Final (pdf, 9.8mb) CWR Final Integrated Geoarchaeological Report - Mar 2022 Completed
CWR Final Integrated Geoarchaeological Report - Mar 2022 (pdf, 10.5mb)
Summary of report (pdf, 179kb)
Summary Page references for recommendations Status Links Retail Market Report Summary on pg 48 Completed Retail (Propernomics) (pdf, 2.1mb)
- CWR Bus Provision – Working Draft
City Wide Competitive Position Report
City Wide Competitive Position Report (pdf, 10.2mb)
Central Winchester Regeneration Roadmap Review
Central Winchester Regeneration Roadmap Review (pdf, 4.5mb)
Kings Walk Feasibility Study
Kings Walk Feasibility Study (pdf, 14.7mb)
This report was commissioned by WCC to understand the strength of the hotel market in Winchester and inform the development proposals for the CWR site. The inclusion, size and location of any hotel offer in the future development of central Winchester has not yet been decided and will be subject to discussions with a future development partner. This report is shared on an information only basis so that the current evidence base available to WCC can be viewed by others.
Hotel Report (pdf, 1.3mb)
Public Realm Report
Public Realm Report (pdf, 11.4mb)