Evidence Base - Economy and Employment
The Mendip Local Plan is being developed from a range of evidence drawing in a range of information sources. Within the published documents, web links to relevant studies and sources are provided to enable readers to understand the justification for certain statements and policy approaches.
This study based on information collected in 2011/12 seeks to understand the supply of and demand for different types of employment land and space. It builds in information from a survey of businesses, economic projections and the strategies and plans of economic development organisations.
Mendip Town Centres Study (September 2010)
This study includes an assessment of each of the District's town centres identifying areas where action could be taken to improve their success and the need within them for a range of uses. Andraws together the essence of the findings and the main report is presented in 3 volumes:
This new Evidence Base - Economy and Employment forms the agenda for nurturing and sustaining future economic prosperity across Mendip for the next three years. There are six priority themes identifying where actions should be focused.