Freedom of information response

Assessed Strategic Housing Land

Publication date: 
Thursday 14 November 2019
Request: 
  • All positively and negatively assessed Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment Sites (Also known as Land Availability Assessment/ Strategic Housing Economic Land Availability Assessment and can be abbreviated to SHLAA/ LAA/ SHELAA) that relate to potential residential housing of sites greater than 3 hectares.

  • Their rating as either positively assessed or negatively assessed for potential development.

  • For all sites that have been published in your most recent Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment Document.

Response: 

The information regarding the Housing Land Availability Assessment Sites is on the Council’s website at: https://www.thurrock.gov.uk/sites/default/files/assets/documents/lptech-thurrock-housing-land-availability-assessment-201710-v02.pdf

However, the site areas of the individual sites are not given in the 2017 document.  The attached a table shows the HLAA sites with the addition of a site area column.  The “Deliverability Conclusion” is the key piece of information in the assessment.

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Request reference:
FOI 9507