Bradford Core Strategy Partial Review

Purpose of the consultation

Bradford Core Strategy Partial Review online survey

Bradford Council is starting work and consultation on the partial review of its adopted Core Strategy. The Core Strategy forms an essential part of the Local Plan for Bradford setting out:

  • our strategic housing, employment, transport, retail, leisure and environmental policy requirements
  • the policy context for the broad location, scale and distribution of site allocations for mainly housing and employment.

We also use the Core Strategy policies to help determine planning applications and inform key infrastructure and investment priorities.

The consultation sets of the range of key Core Strategy policies which are considered necessary to review in light of changes to national planning policy and local policy considerations.  These policies mainly relate to housing and employment.

This consultation is an early opportunity to help shape Bradford’s planning polices for the future.

About the Consultation

This is a statutory consultation starting Friday 11 January 2019 and ending on Friday 22 February 2019 at 5pm.

The consultation documents include:

  • Core Strategy Partial Review Scoping Report
  • Sustainability Appraisal (SA) (including Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) – Scoping Report
  • Habitats Regulation Assessment (HRA) – Scoping Report
  • Equalities Impact Assessment (EqIA) – Scoping Report
  • Health Impact Assessment (HIA) – Scoping Report

These documents can be found below with an electronic comments form, summary newsletter and public consultation notice.

Paper copies of the consultation documents are also available for inspection at, Britannia House, Keighley Town Hall, Bradford City Library, Bradford Local Studies, Bingley Library, Ilkley Library, Keighley Library and Shipley Library.

How do I respond to the consultation?

Please complete our easy and quick online survey.

Completed electronic comments forms can also be e-mailed to or printed and posted to:

Core Strategy Partial Review
Local Plans Team
City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council
4th Floor Britannia House

How do I find out more?

A number of public drop-in sessions have been arranged to provide further information about the partial review:

  • Monday 21 January - Saltaire, Victoria Hall, Victoria Road, Shipley, BD18 3JS 3.30pm to 7.30pm
  • Thursday 24 January - Keighley, Central Hall, Alice Street, Keighley, BD21 3JD 3.30pm to 7.30pm
  • Tuesday 29 January - Ilkley, Clarke Foley Centre, Cunliffe Road, Ilkley, LS29 9DZ 3.30pm to 7.30pm
  • Thursday 31 January - Bradford City Hall, Centenary Square, Bradford BD1 1HY 1pm to 5pm

Supporting documents

Let us know your views

To tell us what you think on this subject, please follow this link to an online survey. This consultation runs until Friday, 22nd February, 2019.

Printable versions of the survey