Retail and town centres study

In February 2020, the borough council commissioned consultants Stantec to undertake a retail and town centres study for Amber Valley.

The purpose of commissioning the study was to establish an up to date evidence base in relation to retail and town centre issues in the borough, in order to inform the preparation of appropriate policies and proposals in the new Amber Valley Borough Local Plan, which will reflect national policy requirements as set out in paragraphs 85-90 of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF).

The final report, together with a number of appendices, is now available to view via the following links:

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