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Runnymede 2030 Local Plan (Emerging)

The Local Plan will set out the amount of development expected to come forward in the borough over the next 15 years and where this should be located.


The Runnymede 2030 Draft Local Plan consultation has now commenced, information regarding this consultation can be found on the Runnymede Local Plan Consultation Page. The supporting evidence base to the Draft Local Plan can be found on the Evidence Base Documents pages. Recently published evidence base documents (those published in January 2018) include:

  • The council's Equalities Impact Assessment to support the draft Local Plan has now been finalised and can be viewed here- pdf icon EqIA [1Mb]
  • The Sustainability Appraisal
  • The Level 1 Strategic Flood Risk Assessment
  • The partial update of the Runnymede-Spelthorne Strategic Housing Market Assessment including updated employment land forecasts
  • The Strategic Land Availability Assessment
  • The Scoping Water Cycle Study and high-level findings from the outline Water Cycle Study
  • The Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Assessment
  • An updated version of the A320 Corridor Study Interim Report
  • The final version of the Site Selection Methodology Assessment
  • Updated Site Capacity work
  • Updated Local Green Space Assessment
  • The Average Unit Size and Minimum Housing Standards Report
  • An updated version of the Green Belt Villages Review
  • The January 2018 Duty to Cooperate Update Statement

On Friday, 12 January, the following documents were published:

The Exceptional Circumstances document. This is available to view below:

pdf icon Exceptional Circumstances [2Mb]

The Viability Report. This may be viewed on the Viability Assessment, Site Selection and Capacity Work page.

The Level 2 Strategic Flood Risk Assessment (SFRA). This may be viewed on the Flooding (policy documents and guidance)page.

Latest News

The September 2017 duty to cooperate review has been published. This may be viewed on the  The Duty to Cooperate page.

For the latest news follow the Local Plan update reports that are reported to every Planning Committee meeting and provide an update on the Local Plan's progress.

The Local Plan update is reported to committee every three weeks.

Committee reports will be available on the council's website one week before a committee meeting is held on the Forthcoming Agendas page and all reports can be found at Planning Committee - agendas.

To ensure you are kept up to date with news of public consultations as the Local Plan progresses, please:

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