A brownfield land register identifies previously developed (brownfield) sites that have potential for housing-led development. A site's inclusion onto Part 1 of the Brownfield Land Register does not give it any formal status, or grant permission in principle or in any sense infer that planning permission will be granted for residential development. Similarly it does not affect the status of sites that already have planning permission or are allocated in the Local Plan for development.
The land should be capable of supporting at least five dwellings and meet the government criteria detailed below.
Brownfield sites are areas of land that have already been built on. They either currently contain buildings and/or structures, or have done so in the recent past.
Previously developed land is defined by the National Planning Policy Framework as land which is or was occupied by a permanent structure. This includes the curtilage of the developed land (although it should not be assumed that the whole of the curtilage should be developed) and any associated fixed surface infrastructure.
This excludes land that:
The brownfield land register can be kept in two parts:
We do not consider any sites suitable for Part 2 of the Register.
The brownfield land register part 1, including accompanying maps, can be downloaded below. The register will be reviewed at least once a year. The documents below were produced in December 2020.
You can submit a site to be considered as part of a future review of the brownfield land register. You can download a submission form below.
Once you have completed the form, email it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include a location plan and any other supporting information with your submission form.
Identifying potential brownfield sites for inclusion in the Register requires us to consider: