Evidence base: transport

The transport implication of developments proposed in the Local plan are supported by several assessments:

Local plan assessment

This assessment is being carried out by WSP, who are creating a Calderdale Local Plan evidence base. The initial technical notes are:

These will be added to, as more detailed assessment of the implications of sites and combinations of sites on the highways network is done. They identify potential interventions on the highway network that will be needed to support the growth.

Core strategy assessment

This Study was undertaken by consultants Steer Davies Gleave as part of the background work for the Core Strategy. It was completed in January 2010.

It considers the impact of development options on Calderdale's strategic highway network. Much of this will be replaced by the Local plan assessment: PDFTransport study [PDF 5734KB] .