Evidence Base

Evidence Base – Environment

Name Date  Description
Hyndburn Landscape Assessment 2022 Landscape and visual assessment of sites on the edge of the urban area  proposed for allocation in the Local Plan
Open Space Report 2022 Audit and Assessment of publicly accessible open space provision in the Borough
Habitats Survey 2019  2020 Provides ecological data on selected sites in the Borough to inform the preparation of the local plan
Landscape guidance for Wind Turbines up to 60m 2013 Provides guidance and advice on the landscape and visual issues associated with the smaller classes of wind turbine, including good practice guidance in relation to location, siting, layout, design and cumulative impacts

Exploring the Potential for Renewable Energy Development in Blackburn with Darwen and Hyndburn

2012  Project summary of a detailed study undertaken into renewable energy potential in Blackburn and Hyndburn Boroughs
Strategic Flood Risk Assessment Level 1 2010 Provides essential information on flood risk, allowing the Council to properly apply the Sequential Test
Accrington Area Action Plan (Draft Submission) 2009 Action Plan for the regeneration of Accrington town centre
Corporate Strategy for Hyndburn 2008-2013 2008 Sets out the vision, priorities and actions of the Council
Sustainable Community Strategy for Hyndburn 2008-2018 2008 Provides a vision for the future of Hyndburn
Lancashire Extensive Urban Survey: Historic Towns Survey Programme – Assessment Reports for Accrington, Great Harwood, Church and Oswaldtwistle (EXTERNAL LINK)  2006 Surveys of the historical and archaeological aspects of historic towns in terms of structures, buildings and the individual character of neighbourhoods
Borough of Hyndburn Local Plan 1996 The current local planning policies for Hyndburn

Old/superseded reports

Name Date Description
Open Space, Sport and Recreation Study: Strategy and Action Plan (Green Spaces Strategy) 2008 The strategy and action plan for open spaces and outdoor sports within Hyndburn