A number of reports and studies provide background evidence to support the emerging Sheffield Plan.

Joint Sheffield & Rotherham Employment Land Review

This is an assessment of how much land is needed for new business and industrial developments in Sheffield and Rotherham, and an analysis of the sites that should be identified to meet these needs.

Joint Retail & Leisure Study for Sheffield & Rotherham

The Study provides essential background information to assist both Councils in the production of their future development plans, and to support decision making on planning applications.

Sheffield Energy & Water Infrastructure Study

This is a study that looks at whether water, gas, electricity, telecommunications, drainage, sewerage and flood defence infrastructure is sufficient to meet the needs of future development in the city.

Sheffield Preliminary Landscape Character Assessment

The Sheffield Preliminary Landscape Character Assessment identifies the main character areas and types within Sheffield’s countryside.

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