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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]

Affordable housing viability assessment

The Affordable Housing Viability Assessment was published in January 2010. It assessed the viability of affordable housing provision in Derbyshire Dales District and High Peak Borough.

Affordable Housing Viability Assessment 1 [6MB]

Affordable housing viability assessment 2 [2MB]

Strategic Housing Needs Survey 

The Housing Needs Survey was undertaken by John Herington Associates and covers the Peak Sub-Region - High Peak, Derbyshire Dales and the Peak District National Park.

The survey provides information about affordable housing needs at the sub-regional and local authority level, and for urban and rural sub-areas.

Peak Sub Region Housing Needs Survey Report, April 2007 [1MB]

Joint Housing Needs Survey Executive Summary, March 2007 [338KB]

Strategic Housing Market Assessment

The Peak Sub Region Strategic Housing Market Assessment (SHMA) was completed in December 2008 to help identify key issues and solutions to housing in the area. The study covers High Peak, Derbyshire Dales and the remaining parts of Peak District National Park, within Derbyshire.

An updated SHMA for High Peak and Staffordshire Moorlands was published in April 2014.

Final Report December 2008 [9MB]

Housing requirement technical note (Nov 2013) [1MB]
High Peak SHMA and Housing Needs Study April 2014 [7MB]
Appendix 4 datasheets [141KB]
Housing Needs Study 2012 based SNPP Update 15 August 2014 [754KB]
High Peak Housing Needs Study 2012 SNHP Update May 2015 [1MB]

High Peak Local Plan Viability Study

This study is a viability and deliverability assessment of the sites to be allocated within the Local Plan and the Chapel Neighbourhood Plan. The aim of the Study is to satisfy the tests of viability and deliverability laid down in the National Planning Policy Framework.

High Peak Local Plan Viability Test Final Report [13MB]

High Peak Local Plan Viability Test Methodology and Assumptions Consultation Document_0 [633KB]

Gypsy and traveller accommodation assessment

The Derby, Derbyshire, Peak National Park and East Staffordshire Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Assessment was published in July 2023. It covers Derbyshire and East Staffordshire,  and seeks to identify the accommodation needs of gypsies and travellers, travelling showpeople, boat dwellers, and other traveller groups within the study area and therefore the need to allocate new sites or provide accommodation for these different groups, on an authority by authority basis. The redacted version attached, provides results for the High Peak planning area only.

Gypsy and traveller accommodation assessment [1MB]