Evidence Base

Evidence Base – Economy

Name Date Description
Housing and Economic Needs Assessment 2018 Joint study between Blackburn with Darwen and Hyndburn Councils looking at the future development needs for both housing and employment in the boroughs.
Employment Land Study 2016 Assesses the demand for employment land and the supply of land for employment development
Hyndburn Regeneration and Economic Strategy 2007 Strategy for the delivery of physical and economic regeneration
Hyndburn Retail Study 2016 Provides a full assessment of retail needs in the Borough to 2033 and health checks of all Hyndburn town/district centres including recommendations for managing potential threats in the future.
Hyndburn Retail Thresholds Evidence Note 2016 Evidence note setting out the rationale and justification for implementing local floorspace thresholds in Hyndburn for retail impact assessments.
Sustainable Community Strategy for Hyndburn 2008-2018 2008 Provides a vision for the future of Hyndburn

Old / superseded reports

Name Date Description
Employment Land Study 2008 Assesses the demand for employment land and the supply of land for employment development
Hyndburn Retail Study 2005 Detailed evaluation of how Hyndburn’s town and local centres can evolve