11 June 2018 Cabinet approve draft
21 June 2018 Council approve draft
10 Aug 2018 Public consultation
24 Sept 2018 Consultation ends
11 Jan 2019 Plan submitted
05 May 2019 Inspector writes
MIQ 1-6 evidence
26 June First Hearings
January 2020 Housing Supply
27 May 2020 Stage 2 MIQ's
MIQ 7-29 evidence
05 Oct 2020 Second Hearings
August + 2020 Further evidence

Calderdale's Local Plan in numbers

Regulation 19 submission is the plan Calderdale submits for examination – at this point no further evidence should be produced

Calderdale Local Plan submitted to the government in January 2019

430 pages

Pages subsequently presented by Calderdale to either justify their decision or provide new evidence

3774 pages

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Regulation 19 submission

Local Plan - number of pages submitted to government January 2019

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Housing Supply

Evidence presented for review in January 2020

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MIQ 1-7

Pages in response to Inspector's questions on legal and soundness evidence

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MIQ 8-29

Pages in response to Inspector's questions on the plan's content

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'CC docs'

Further evidence presented by Calderdale Council since the plan submitted for examination

Responses to Calderdale

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Regulation 19 submission

Local Plan - number of pages submitted to government January 2019

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Housing Supply

The contentious consultation on increasing housing supply generated huge numbers of comments

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MIQ 1-7

Comments on the soundness and legal compliance of the plan

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MIQ 8-29

927 pages in response to the Inspector's questions and Calderdale's evidence

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'CC docs'

4297 pages in response to further evidence presented by Calderdale Council

Calderdale's local plan explained in a few charts

Population changes.



The Office for National Statistics (ONS) estimates poulation changes for UK, England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

The ONS estimates Calderdale’s population will increase by around 5,000 citizens over the plan period.

Population changes

Source: https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/populationandmigration/populationestimates/datasets/populationestimatesforukenglandandwalesscotlandandnorthernireland

Calderdale's plan for housing growth

Calderdale’s plan for housing growth has changed over the local plan period. 

The original idea was for most development to take place in Halifax area, however as you can see from the chart, this has now shifted to Brighouse.

Calderdale's plan for housing growth

Brighouse allocations

Under Calderdale Council’s draft Local Plan, nearly half Calderdale’s growth is focused on Brighouse.

Brighouse allocations are categorised as strategic extensions (garden suburbs) and other Brighouse allocations.

Brighouse allocations

Calderdale's land value decline

Benchmark land value (BLV) is a critical component of the viability assessment.  The BLV provides the baseline against which the viability of a particular scheme/site is tested.

BLV explained

To ensure viability, the costs of any requirements likely to be applied to
development, such as requirements for affordable housing, standards, infrastructure contributions or other requirements should, when taking account of the  normal cost of development and mitigation, provide competitive returns to a willing land owner and willing developer to enable the development to be deliverable

Calderdale's changing land values

Average timescale for local plans

Average timescale for strategic local plan adoption (days), from plan submisison to the Planning Inspectorate through to being found sound and then adopted.

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Clifton & Brighouse sites

Calderdale Council decided to focus all the significant growth in South East Calderdale. With major developments already underway in neighbouring Kirklees. Find out more about Calderdale's plans at their website

Thornhills Lane

If it is permitted, Thornhills Lane garden suburb will be one of the largest developments in Calderdale. We believe the development used flawed data in the justification for the proposal, find out on our wepage