Draft Settlement Investment and Development (ID) Plans-Esher

3 Sites to be protected

3.1 In order to deliver the overarching strategy for Esher as set out in the Core Strategy this section sets out those sites that could be designated for continued protection in their existing use.

3.2 Included within this section are those areas of open space and employment land that are considered vital for the long-term sustainability of the settlement areathose areas of open space that as a whole and which will be protected from redevelopment for another use. Further details of the proposed designations can be found below and are indicated on the map in Esher - Appendix 1.

3.3 All sites have been through a rigorous assessment process incorporating the requirements of Sustainability Appraisal/Strategic Environmental Assessment in order to determine the appropriateness of their designation.  Details can be found in the Site Assessment Methodology documents[1]

1. Site Assessment Methodology documents –www.elmbridge.gov.uk/planning [back]