City and Regional Economy

Chapter 2 - Vision and Core Strategy

This chapter provides the key framework for the Development Plan setting out a Vision for the city over the next 25 to 30 years. The chapter shows how the Plan complies with national and regional planning strategies, for example in relation to population and housing projections. It puts in place a Settlement Strategy, where new development will be primarily located. It includes the high level goals of the Local Economic and Community Plan. It sets out 3 interwoven strands for the Plan overall:

  • Compact, Quality, Green, Connected City
  • A prosperous, Enterprising, Creative City
  • Creating Sustainable Neighbourhoods and Communities

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