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High Peak Housing and Economic Land Needs Assessment

The High Peak Housing and Economic Land Needs Assessment was published in September 2022. It updates the assessments of housing and economic needs as previously identified in the Strategic Housing Market Assessments (2008 - 2014) and the Employment Land Review.

High Peak HELNA ISSUE 12.09.22 [7MB]

Peak Sub Region Employment Land Review

The Employment Land Review was undertaken by Nathaniel Lichfield and Partners, and covers the Peak Sub-Region - High Peak, Derbyshire Dales and the Peak District National Park. An update was published in March 2014.

Executive Summary [50KB]
Main report [1MB]
Available and developed employment land maps [17MB]
Employment Land Review Site Assessments (available land) 2014 [167KB]
Employment Land Requirement Demand Update (July 2014) [1MB]
Labour Supply Modelling for Land Requirements Study [115KB]

High Peak Retail Leisure & Town Centres Study 2022

This study provides a full update on the current position in respect of the need for additional retail and leisure facilities in High Peak, and considers the vitality and viability of the Borough's principal defined centres (Buxton, Glossop, Chapel-en-le-Frith, New Mills and Whaley Bridge).  Through use of a new household shopping and leisure survey, the study establishes current shopping and leisure patterns in High Peak as well as assessing retail and leisure capacity going forward and providing a health check of the principal centres.  Strategic advice on retail policy issues for the town centres is also included.

High Peak Retail Leisure and Town Centres Study April 2022 [6MB]
Appendix 1 - Study Area Plan [1MB]
Appendix 2 - Household Survey Results [8MB]
Appendix 3 - Healthcheck Assessments [9MB]
Appendix 4 - Quantitative Capacity Assessment [1MB]
Appendix 5 - Suggested Town Centre Boundaries [7MB]

Peak Sub Region Retail and Town Centre Study

The study provides a picture of retail provision within the Peak Sub-Region and identifies any potential requirements for new retail floorspace in the main centres of Ashbourne, Bakewell, Buxton, High Peak Central (Chapel-en-le-Frith, Whaley Bridge, New Mills), Glossop, Matlock and Wirksworth in the period to 2026.

Peak Sub-Region Retail and Town Centre Study Final Report [7MB]
Final Report - High Peak and Staffordshire Moorlands Retail Study 2013 [5MB]

High Peak and Staffordshire Moorlands Quantitative Retail Study Update - October 2013

The scope of this study was to establish current shopping and leisure patterns; town centre floorspace composition; assess future quantitative and qualitative needs; and provide strategic advice on appropriate development strategies for the town centres.

Executive summary [377KB]   Final report [5MB]

Quantitative Retail Study Update - Addendum - February 2014

An addendum to the Quantitative  Retail Study update was published in February 2014.

Addendum - February 2014 [2MB]