Economy and Employment

The Economy and Employment information below forms part of the evidence base to support the preparation of the Local Plan Review.


Economy and Employment

The Employment Land Assessment and Review form part of the evidence base to support the preparation of the Local Plan Review.

The Employment Review assesses whether the existing local plan policies on employment, tourism and the rural economy remain up-to-date and in accordance with the latest government policy and guidance. The review establishes where additional evidence base work will be needed.

The Employment Land Assessment Update assesses the supply, need and demand for employment land and premises in Rutland over the 21-year period to 2036 and makes recommendations to the Council as to the future approach to employment land provision in its Local Plan.

Employment Land Assessment Update - January 2016

Employment Land Assessment Update Executive Summary - January 2016

Employment Review – March 2015

Retail Review and Capacity Assessments

The Retail Review and Retail Capacity Assessment Update form part of the evidence base to support the preparation of the Local Plan Review.

The Retail Review (2015) assesses whether the existing retail policies in the local plan remain up-to-date and in accordance with the latest government policy and guidance.  It establishes where additional evidence base work will be needed. 

The Retail Capacity Assessment (2016) updates previous capacity evidence. Its purpose is to provide:

  •  an updated assessment of the vitality and viability of the two main centres of Oakham and Uppingham; 
  • an updated assessment of the quantitative and qualitative ‘need’ for additional retail floor space in the County over the period to 2036; and 
  • recommendations to the Council in respect of its future approach to retail provision in its Local Plan. 

Rutland Retail Capacity Assessment (2016 Update) Consultation Statement - April 2016

Rutland Retail Capacity Assessment (2016 Update) Executive Summary - April 2016

Rutland Retail Capacity Assessment (2016 Update) Main Report Volume 1- April 2016

Rutland Retail Capacity Assessment (2016 Update) Main Report Volume 2- April 2016

Rutland Retail Capacity Assessment (2016 Update) Main Report Volume 3- April 2016

Oakham and Uppingham Parking Sufficiency Study

The Oakham and Uppingham Parking Sufficiency Study forms part of the evidence base to support the preparation of the Local Plan.

This study provides details of data collection surveys and subsequent analysis to establish the nature and extent of parking related issues in Rutland's market towns. 

Oakham and Uppingham parking sufficiency study