High Quality Design Supplementary Planning Document

The High Quality Design SPD provides guidance on the implementation of local planning policies in the Bromsgrove District Plan (BDP) and will be a material planning consideration in the determination of planning applications. Guidance is provided on a range of issues including:

  • Layout and proposed development;
  • Views and vistas;
  • Ease of movement, connectivity and legibility;
  • Designing out crime, including through 'Secured by Design';
  • Private amenity space and public open space;
  • Boundary treatments and landscaping;
  • Lightning and noise impacts;
  • Overlooking and space standards.

 The SPD was adopted by the District Council on 26th June 2019 - download the adoption statement here.

 A consultation summary document detailing the consultation undertaken during preparation of the SPD can be found here.