Cheltenham Plan Pre-Submission consultation

Pre-Submission Cheltenham Plan

4 Retail

CONTEXT

4.1 Policy SD2 of the Joint Core Strategy (JCS) states that retail policies within the Borough of Cheltenham are set out in the saved policies of the existing Local Plan i.e. the Cheltenham Borough Local Plan (adopted 2006). Furthermore, it states that these policies will be reviewed and taken forward as part of the immediate review of JCS retail policy.

4.2 This being the case, the new Cheltenham Plan does not include any policies on retail. Retail policies will be introduced at the earliest opportunity upon completion of the JCS retail review and will be formulated to work in tandem with revised JCS retail policy in future.

4.3 The above approach reflects the requirements of the Planning Inspector who conducted the JCS Examination.