City plan indicators - DA (Development Area Policies)

The following indicators are taken from Annex 1 Implementation & Monitoring of the Submission City Plan Part One (Proposed Modifications).

DA1 - Brighton Centre and Churchill Square 

Strategic Objectives: SO1, SO3, SO5, SO7, SO8, SO9, SO11, SO12, SO13, SO16, SO17, SO18, SO23

Indicator Reference & Indicator Target & Timescale

Trigger and Actions to be taken if target not being achieved

2019/20 Data and update

 

LOI

Take forward the development of replacement conference centre and a minimum of 20,000 sqm net comparison retail floorspace for Churchill Square

By 2018 development has commenced that will secure:

  • a replacement conference centre
  • extension to Churchill Square shopping centre (Source: Planning)

Trigger: Planning application not submitted by 2015

Action: Development Management Intervention

No planning application submitted 2020. Plans for the Waterfront project are currently at an early stage.

 

 

DA2 - Brighton Marina, Gasworks & Black Rock Area

Strategic Objectives: SO1, SO2, SO3, SO4, SO7, SO8, SO9, SO10, SO11, SO12, SO13, SO17, SO18, SO19, SO21, SO22

Indicator Reference & Indicator

Target & Timescale

Trigger and Actions to be taken if target not being achieved

2019/20 Data and update

 

LOI

Delivery of development for DA2

Development to include by 2030:

Inner Harbour:

  • 1,000 residential units
  • 5,000 sqm retail (A1-A5)
  • 3,500 sqm leisure & recreation
  • Community centre
  • Health facility

Source: Planning

Trigger: planning application for 500 residential units in Inner Harbour not submitted by end of 2018

Action: Development Management intervention

No planning application submitted 2020

 

LOI

Delivery of development for DA2

Gas Works site:

  • 2,000 sqm employment floorspace (B1a, B1c)
  • 85 residential units

To be provided during 11 – 16 year supply period.

Source: Planning

Trigger: planning application not submitted by end of 2023

Action: Development Management intervention

No planning application submitted 2020

 

LOI

Delivery of development for DA2

Outer Harbour:

  • 853 residential units

400 units to be completed by 2019.

Source: Planning

Trigger: works not commenced by end of 2014

Action: Development Management intervention

App BH2006/01124 approved for 853 units; Under Commencement 2014/15

Phase 1 Completed 2015/16 (195 units)

Phase 2 Under Construction 2019/20 (244 units)

Application for revised phases 2 and 3 including 1,000 units received 2019 and under appeal against the non-determination of planning application 2020

LOI

Delivery of development for DA2

Black Rock:

  • 7,000 sqm recreation and leisure floorspace

To be implemented by 2030

Source: Planning

Trigger: planning application not submitted by 2020

Action: Development Management intervention.

No planning application submitted 2020

 

 

LOI

Produce and implement an ecological masterplan for the Brighton Marina and Black Rock areas

Masterplan to be produced by 2019.

Implementation ongoing to 2030 (Source: Planning)

Trigger: draft Ecological Masterplan not produced by mid 2019 (linked to Inner Harbour development)

Action: Work with developers and landowners to assist in masterplan implementation. Review funding sources for masterplan work.

No Masterplan 2020

Brighton Marina and Black Rock areas  Implementation ongoing to 2030 (Source: Planning)

(linked to Inner Harbour development)

Action: Work with developers and landowners to assist in masterplan implementation. Review funding sources for masterplan work.

 

DA3 - Lewes Road Area

Strategic Objectives: SO1, SO2, SO3, SO4, SO7, SO8, SO9, SO10, SO11, SO12, SO15, SO18, SO19, SO20, SO21, SO22, SO23

Indicator Reference & Indicator

Target & Timescale

Trigger and Actions to be taken if target not being achieved

2019/20 Data and update

LOI

Delivery of development for DA3

Preston Barracks site:

  • New Business School
  • 10,600 sqm B1 employment floorspace
  • 750 student rooms
  • 300 residential units

150 residential units completed by 2019

 (Source: Planning)

Trigger: Planning application not submitted for 150 residential units by early 2017

Action: Development Management intervention

Application BH2017/00492 approved 2018.

Commenced 2017/18. Under Commencement 2019/20

Proposals include;

  • New Business School (6,400 sqm)
  • 4,902 sqm B1 employment floorspace
  • 1,338 student rooms
  • 369 residential Units

LOI

Delivery of development for DA3

Woollards Field South:

  • 5,000 sqm B1 business space or alternative employment generating development for city’s infrastructure needs

Completion by 2020

(Source: Planning)

Trigger: Planning application not submitted by 2017

Action: Development Management intervention

Ambulance Make Ready Centre (MRC) completed 201920 - An alternative employment generating development that helps meet the city’s infrastructure needs (Application BH2014/00310)

LOI
Improve levels of air quality in the Lewes Road area
 

Ensure that the annual mean concentrations (µg/m³) of NO2 decrease towards target of 36µg/m³ at Lewes Road continuous analyser.

Required to meet the 40 µg/m3 level annual legal limit under the English Air Quality Strategy and EU directive. Aiming for 90% of the legal limit to be beyond all reasonable doubt

(Source: Interplan)

Trigger: No annual mean decrease in NO2 concentrations

Action: Review Air Quality Action Plan and Transport Strategy for improving air quality

26.9 µg/m³

(2019)

(37.8 µg/m³ 2018)

(51.1 µg/m³ 2017)

NO2 Annual Mean Concentration (µg/m3) Site BH6

DA4 - New England Quarter and London Road Area

Strategic Objectives: SO1, SO2, SO3, SO4, SO7. SO8, SO9, SO10, SO11, SO12, SO13, SO16, SO18, SO19, SO20, SO21, SO22, SO23

Indicator Reference & Indicator

Target & Timescale

Trigger and Actions to be taken if target not being achieved

2019/20 Data and update

LOI

Delivery of development for DA4

1128 net additional dwellings:

  • 161 - 2010-2014
  • 453 - 2014-2019
  • 391 - 2019-2024
  • 123 - 2024-2030

Net gain 20,000 sqm B1 floorspace:

By 2014-2019:

Block J Brighton Station Site 2,973 sqm Block K Brighton Station Site 3,428 sqm

GB Liners site, Blackman Street 3,327 sqm

By 2019-2024:

3,000 sqm - Trade Warehousing (Longley Industrial Estate) 4-6 New England Street 

3,000  sqm - Richardson's Scrapyard and Brewers Paint Merchant Site,

New England Street

2,000 sqm Blackman Street Site (land adjacent to Britannia House)

(Source: Planning)

Trigger: Current office schemes with unimplemented planning permission not started by 2016

Actions: Negotiation on particular sites to overcome specific economic viability issues.

Explore alternative funding mechanisms and/or the potential for enabling development.

Consider scope to help accelerate the phasing of later schemes if 2014-2019 sites do not come forward as anticipated.

Refer to CP1

 

Block J; BH2010/03999

147 residential units - Complete 2014/15

2,460 m² B1a office space and Hotel – Complete 2017/18

Block K; BH2008/01148

3,554 m² B1a office space – Complete 2015/16

Since relocation of removal operations to Woodingdean Business Park, GB Liners currently operating domestic storage operation at Blackman street site

Additional residential units in DA4;

  • 8 (2019/20)
  • 67 (2018/19)
  • 5 (2017/18)
  • 45 (2016/17)
  • 4  (2015/16)

LOI

Maintain and enhance the healthiness of the London Road Town Centre

Annual retail health checks to show an improvement from the 2011 baseline, across the Plan period (Source: Planning)

Net additional retail floorspace provided city-wide and in designated centres. (Source: Planning)

Trigger: Annual retail check shows decline from 2011 baseline over 3 consecutive years

Action: undertake health check assessment

Health Check last Completed 2018/19

 

 

LOI

Adoption and implementation of the London Road Central Masterplan SPD.

Implementation of public realm improvements throughout the Plan period in accordance with the SPD Implementation Plan:

By 2016/17:

  • Providence Place - Ann Street
  • London Road
  • By 2018/19
  • Oxford St and Baker St

(Source: Planning)

Trigger: Public Realm improvements work not commenced by 2016 (Providence Place - Ann Street, London Road) and 2018 (Oxford Street and Baker Street)

Action: Review London Road SPD Implementation Plan

Providence Place- Ann Street – Commenced; completed except for part of Ann Street which is awaiting funding to enable implementation

Public realm improvements have been undertaken in London Road. De-cluttering and improvements to Ann Street-London Road crossing implemented.

Timescale for Oxford Street and Baker Street not known at this stage.

LOI

Improvement levels of air quality in the London Road area

(This indicator to be reviewed following adoption of revised Air Quality Action Plan in 2014).

Ensure that the annual mean concentrations (µg/m³) of NO2 decrease at London Road monitoring sites.

(Currently using C18 and C19, C20 and C23 Diffusion Tube Results)

Trigger: Annual mean increase in NO2 concentrations

Action: Review Air Quality Action Plan and Transport Strategy for improving air quality

 

C18:

  • 2019: 52.6 µg/m³
  • 2018: 54.7 µg/m³
  • 2017: 58.1 µg/m³

C19:

  • 2019: 36.5 µg/m³
  • 2018: 39.2 µg/m³
  • 2017: 44.9 µg/m³

C20:

  • 2019: 36.8 µg/m³
  • 2018: 40.7 µg/m³
  • 2017: 40.5 µg/m³

C23:

  • 2019: 39.5 µg/m³
  • 2018: 43.1 µg/m³
  • 2017: 47.0 µg/m³

DA5 - Eastern Road and Edward Street Area

Strategic Objectives: SO1,SO2, SO3, SO4, SO7, SO8, SO9, SO10, SO11, SO12, SO19, SO20, SO21, SO22, SO23

Indicator Reference & Indicator

Target & Timescale

Trigger and Actions to be taken if target not being achieved

2019/20 Data and update

LOI

Delivery of development for DA5

Royal Sussex County Hospital:

  • 74,000 sqm hospital floorspace

To be completed by 2019

(Source: Planning)

Planning permission granted in January 2012 (see app BH2011/02886) with 5 years to implement. Trigger: Work not commenced by 2017

Action: Work with developers and partners to review barriers to development

BH2011/02886  -Commenced 2014/15, work still underway 2019/20

LOI

Delivery of development for DA5

Edward Street Quarter

15,000 – 20,000 sqm employment floorspace

65 residential units

To be completed by 2024

(Source: Planning)

Trigger: Planning application not submitted by mid-2018

Action: Development Management intervention

BH2012/04086 New part five and part four storey building comprising 450 sqm of office space 9 flats; Approved 2013/14, Complete 2017/18

BH2018/00340 approved Oct 2018: 168 dwellings (C3), 16,684sqm commercial floorspace (B1), and 1,080 sqm flexible floorspace, Commenced 2019/20

LOI

Delivery of development for DA5

Circus Street:

  • 400 student bedspaces
  • 160 residential units
  • 3,200 sqm office space
  • Dance studio
  • 3,800 sqm education

To be completed by 2019

(Source: Planning)

Trigger: Work not commenced by 2016

Action: Development Management intervention

BH2013/03461

Approved March 2015

Demolition commenced 2015/16 and completed 2016/17

Commenced 2018

Complete 2019/20

LOI

Delivery of development for DA5

Freshfield Road Business Park and Gala Bingo Hall:

Comprehensive site redevelopment, to include minimum 110 residential units, B1 office/light industrial floorspace and B8 warehousing.

To be completed by 2024

 (Source: Planning)

Trigger: Planning application for Gala Bingo Hall site not submitted by 2018

Trigger: Planning application for rest of site not submitted by 2020

Action: Development Management intervention

No applications 2019/20

LOI

Preparation of design guidance for the DA5 area and involvement of local communities in preparing guidance

Preparation of guidance by 2016

Implementation of targets in guidance by 2030

(Source: Planning)

Trigger: Work not commenced by beginning 2015

Action: Review of resources and Planning Policy and Major Projects Teams

A final planning brief was approved in September 2013.

DA6 – Hove Station Area

Strategic Objectives: SO1, SO2, SO3, SO4, SO6, SO7, SO8, SO9, SO10, SO11, SO12, SO13, SO16, SO19, SO20. SO22, SO23

Indicator Reference & Indicator

Target & Timescale

Trigger and Actions to be taken if target not being achieved

2019/20 Data and update

LOI

Delivery of development for DA6

Development to include by 2030:

Outside Conway Street Industrial Area

  • 325 residential units
  • 1,000 sqm additional employment floorspace

Conway Street Industrial Area:

  • 200 residential units
  • retention/replacement of 12,000 sqm employment floorspace with a shift into high quality flexible office/business (B1) floorspace

525 net additional dwellings:

  • 0 - 2010-2014
  • 117 - 2014-2019
  • 228 - 2019-2024
  • 179 - 2024-2030

(Source: Planning)

Triggers:

  • Redevelopment of Sackville Trading Estate (to deliver minimum of 92 res units and 5,080 sqm B uses) not commenced by 2017
  • Redevelopment of Conway Street Industrial area (to deliver a minimum of 200 res units and retain a minimum of 12,00 sqm B uses) not commenced by 2022
  • Delivery of 50 residential units outside the above areas not commenced by 2022
  • Delivery of 150 res units (in addition to the 50 by 2022) outside the above areas not commenced by 2026

Action: Development Management intervention

Outside Conway Street Industrial Area:

  • 65 Resi Units 119 sqm B1 BH2014/03605 70 Goldstone Lane (-3,700 B2) Completed 2018/19 2016/17
  • 2 flats for 120sqm loss B1 BH2017/04049 98 Goldstone Villas Completed 2018/19
  • 1 flat BH2017/02279 Ground Floor 151 Sackville Road Commenced 2019/20
  • 35 sqm office space BH2018/02214 142 Old Shoreham Road Not Started 2019/20

Conway Street Industrial Area:

  • 4 Dwellings BH2014/00255 Gill House Complete 2015/16
  • 2 dwellings for loss of 149 sqm office space BH2019/02276 Complete 2019/20
  • 186 Resi units 1988 gain B1 Office 226 gain A1 1835 loss BH2016/02663 Unit 1-3 Ellen Street. Not Started 2019/20

LOI

Preparation of design guidance for the DA6 area and involvement of local community in preparing guidance

 

Produce guidance by 2016

Ongoing implementation to 2030 (Source: Planning)

Trigger: Draft guidance not produced by end of 2015 (in consultation with landowners and Hove Station Area Neighbourhood Forum/community)

Action: Review the approach to the preparation and delivery of guidance in view the neighbourhood area and forum are formally designated and a neighbourhood plan is in preparation which could now be the appropriate method.

Consultation on the Hove Station area Masterplan Supplementary Planning Document was consulted upon in early 2021 for adoption in 2021.

Consultation on the Urban Design Framework Supplementary Planning Document was consulted upon in December 2020 for adoption in 2021.

DA7 – Toads Hole Valley

Strategic Objectives: SO1, SO2, SO3, SO4, SO7, SO8, SO9, SO10, SO11, SO12, SO13, SO14, SO15, SO19, SO20. SO22, SO23

Indicator Reference & Indicator

Target & Timescale

Trigger and Actions to be taken if target not being achieved

2019/20 Data and update

LOI

Adoption of Masterplan

By end of 2014 (Source: Planning)

Trigger: Work not commenced by December 2013

Action: Review resources and priorities in Planning Strategy and Projects Team

Toads Hole Valley SPD adopted September 2017

LOI

Delivery of development for DA7

Development to include by 2020:

  • 700 residential units
  • 25,000 sqm employment
  • Secondary school
  • Public open space (2ha)
  • Community facility

(Source: Planning)

Trigger: Planning permission submitted no later than end of 2015

Action: Development Management intervention; work closely with developer to overcome problems

BH2015/04184–Court Farm House King George VI Avenue Hove – 69 flats – Commenced 2019/20

BH2018/03633 Land At King George VI Avenue (Toads Hole Valley) Hove – Received December 2018:

  • 880 residential units
  • 25,000 sqm employment
  • Land for a Secondary school
  • Public open space
  • Community facility

LOI

Percentage of development meeting BREEAM “Outstanding” Rating or Code for Sustainable Homes Level 5 or with mitigation measures and/or achieving a One Planet Approach.

100% of new development on site (Source: Planning)

Trigger: Planning permission – with requirement to meet code level 5 for sustainable homes or mitigation measures and with an action plan on achieving One Planet Principles (subject to recession measures) – granted no later than mid 2015

Action: Development Management intervention; advice and support given to Development Management team.

BH2015/04184 – Will meet policy CP8 of City Plan Part One

DA8 – Shoreham Harbour Area

Spatial Objectives: SO1, SO2, SO3, SO4, SO6, SO7, SO8, SO9, SO10, SO11, SO12, SO13, SO16, SO17, SO18, SO19, SO20, SO21, SO22, SO23

Indicator Reference & Indicator

Target & Timescale

Trigger and Actions to be taken if target not being achieved

2019/20 Data and update

LOI

Adoption of Joint Area Action Plan

By 2016 (Source: Planning)

Trigger: Pre-submission consultation not started by February 2015

Action: Review of resources and priorities in Planning Strategy and Projects Team.

Shoreham Harbour JAAP adopted 2019

LOI

Delivery of development for DA8

Development to include by 2030 and after approximately:

  • 300 residential units
  • 7,500 sqm employment floorspace

Detail to be included within Joint Area Action Plan

 (Source: Planning)

Trigger: sufficient applications for planning permission have not been submitted by mid-2019 to allow for completion of 150 residential units by 2024

Action: Development Management Intervention; Review JAAP

8 residential units completed 2019/20

20 residential units completed 2018/19

4 residential units completed 2017/18

5 residential units completed 2016/17

 

City plan indicators - SA (Special Area Polices)

SA1 - The Seafront

Strategic Objectives: SO1, SO3, SO5, SO8, SO10, SO11, SO12, SO13, SO15, SO16, SO17, SO22, SO23

Indicator Reference

Target / Timescale

Trigger and Actions to be taken if target not being achieved

2019/20 Data and update

LOI

Secure the redevelopment of the King Alfred/ RNR site to deliver sports facilities for local community and the city.

 

 

By 2018 development has commenced that will secure:

  • new indoor wet/dry sports facilities delivered
  • minimum 400 residential units

 (Source: Planning)

Trigger: Application not submitted by 2016.

Action: Regular reviews and risk management will be undertaken by King Alfred Project Board and preferred developer.

Development Management intervention

Preferred development partner withdrew from the King Alfred development 2019

LOI

Net change in the area of natural habitat and Brighton & Hove Local Biodiversity Action Plan (Local BAP) habitats and species located on the seafront.

To see a net increase in the area of natural habitat and Local BAP habitats and species located on the seafront over the plan period

(Source: Planning & Parks & Green Spaces)

Trigger: Failure to see a net increase over first 5 years of plan period

Action: Work with relevant stakeholder e.g. Natural England, landowners, wildlife and conservation groups to further promote and implement Local BAPs.

No data available

Coastal erosion and risk management

Revision of Brighton Marina to River Adur Defence Strategy to be completed by 2014.

Brighton Marina to Saltdean strategy to be revised and updated by 2015

Ongoing Coastal Defence Maintenance

(Source: Coastal Defence team)

Updated Target and Trigger 2014/15;

Trigger: Implementation of identified 10 year programme of works (Brighton Marina to River Adur Strategy 2014) not commenced at start of 2016.

Target; Brighton Marina to River Adur Defence Strategy - implementation of identified 10 year programme of works

Revised Brighton Marina to River Adur Defence Strategy adopted 2014.

Outline Business Case (OBC) submitted to the Environment Agency (EA). Environment Transport & Sustainability Committee Agreement delegated authority to the Executive Director for Economy, Environment & Culture to procure and award a contract for the detailed design contracts June 2020

Brighton Marina to Newhaven Coastal Management Implementation Plan Published 2016

SA2 - Central Brighton

Strategic Objectives: SO2, SO3, SO5, SO9, SO12, SO13, SO16, SO18, SO22, SO23

Indicator Reference / Indicator

Target / Timescale

Trigger and Actions to be taken if target not being achieved

2019/20 Data and update

LOI

Reduction in anti-social behaviour and violent crime

Total crime in Regency Ward is used to

monitor the impact of this policy, with further

breakdowns into types of crime, where possible]

Annual reduction in anti-social behaviour and violent crime

Baseline: Total crime in Regency Ward; 5,235 (2011/12)

Violence against the Person in Regency Ward; 930 2011/12

(Source: Partnership Community Safety Team)

 

Triggers and actions are set out in the Community Safety, Crime Reduction and Drugs Strategy 2011-14, which is annually updated and sets out  priorities, and describes how priorities will be achieved

 

Regency Ward:

Total Crime:

2019/20 5,168

(2018/19: 4,575, 2017/18: 4,729 2016/17: 4,769 2015/16: 4,258, 2014/15: 4,282, 2013/14: 4,349)

Violence against the person:

2019/20: 2,033

(2018/19: 1,857, 2017/18: 1,899, 2016/17: 1,780, 2015/16: 1,457, 2014/15: 1,223 , 2013/14: 834)

BHCC Community Safety Team

LOI

Improvements to urban realm

 

Completion of identified programme of urban realm improvement -  Station Gateway Project - by 2016 and ongoing:

(Source: Local Transport Plan 3)

Public Realm improvements priorities and phasing and progress reviewed through LTP reviews.

The Station Gateway Project was completed in July 2015.

LOI

Retain a healthy, viable Regional Shopping Centre

Annual health checks to show no net increase in vacancies. 

Annual completions of new retail floorspace in the Regional Centre (Source: Planning)

Trigger: Annual retail health check shows decline from 2011 baseline over 3 consecutive years

Action: Undertake health check assessment.

Regional Centre Health Check

2018/19 – 98 Vacancies

2017 – 69 Vacancies

2015/16 – 59 Vacancies

2014- 71 Vacancies

SA3- Valley Gardens

Strategic Objectives: SO10, SO11, SO12, SO13, SO15, SO16, SO17, SO20, SO22, SO23

Indicator Reference / Indicator

Target / Timescale

Trigger and Actions to be taken if target not being achieved

2019/20 Data and update

LOI

Implementation of comprehensive landscape/townscape scheme

Approval of scheme by 2015; funding identified and in place by 2020. Completion of scheme by 2030 (Source: Planning)

Trigger 1: Review of scheme at end of 2014 finds approval not on track.

Trigger 2: Review of scheme mid 2019 finds projected funding shortfall.

Action: Review priorities and resources in Planning Strategy & Projects Team and Sustainable Transport department.

Review scope and aims of scheme, consider consulting on alternative approach.

Works on Phases 1 and 2 completed in September 2020

A public consultation on Phase 3 took place in 2020 with work due to begin in 2021.

LOI

Implementation of a landscaping scheme for The Level

Completion by 2013

(Source: Planning)

Landscaping scheme is underway, on schedule for completion by end of 2013. No trigger or action necessary.

Landscaping scheme has been completed.

LOI

Decrease in the number of Buildings at Risk over five year period.

Monitor across the Plan period - baseline at 2009/2010: 6 buildings (Source: Planning)

Trigger: Number of Buildings at Risk has not decreased by 2015.

Action: Resource priorities in the Heritage team to be reviewed.

2 Buildings at Risk in Valley Gardens area 2020

(Heritage BHCC)

SA4- Urban Fringe

Strategic Objectives: SO9, SO10, SO13, SO14, SO15, SO17, SO23

Indicator Reference / Indicator

Target / Timescale

Trigger and Action to be taken if target not being achieved

2019/20 Data and update

Single Data List

Monitor number of planning permissions granted contrary to Environment Agency advice

 

Zero planning consents unless appropriate mitigation secured. Monitor annually across the Plan period

(Source: Planning and the Environment Agency)

Trigger: Any consent without appropriate mitigation.

Action: review Development Management processes.

0 (2019/20) within SA4 area

 

 

 

LOI

Monitor the number of planning permissions granted contrary to an objection from the South Downs National Park Authority for development affecting the setting of the South Downs National Park

Monitor annually. Zero planning consents unless appropriate mitigation secured. (Source: Planning)

 

Trigger: Any consent without appropriate mitigation.

Action: Review Development Management processes.

No data available

LOI

Net change in Local BAP habitats and number of Local BAP species

To see a net increase in Local BAP habitats and species located within the urban fringe over the plan period.

(Source: Planning & Parks & Green Spaces)

Trigger: Failure to see a net increase over first 5 years of plan period

Action: Work with relevant stakeholder e.g. Natural England, landowners, wildlife and conservation groups, to further promote and implement Local BAPs.

2.89% of habitat in Brighton and Hove infringed by planning

Applications 2018/19

Percentage of planning applications with species records within 200m buffer 2018/19; European Protected species 75%, Wildlife & Countryside Act species 95%, Section 41 species 100%, Bats 71%, Notable birds 100%, Rare species 93% Invasive non‐native species 81%

(Brighton & Hove Biodiversity Annual monitoring report 2018/19- Sussex Biodiversity Record Centre)

SA5 - The Setting of the South Downs National Park

Strategic Objectives: SO10, SO14, SO15, SO17, SO22, SO23

Indicator Reference / Indicator

Target / Timescale

Trigger and Actions to be taken if target not being achieved

2019/20 Data and update

LOI

Number of planning permissions granted contrary to an objection from the South Downs National Park Authority for development affecting the setting of the South Downs National Park

 

No applications granted contrary to an objection from SDNPA during the plan period - Monitored annually.

(Source: Planning)

 

Trigger: Application granted contrary to an objection from SDNPA

Action: Review development management procedure and practice. Work in Partnership with SDNPA to agree appropriate approach to development/land uses within the setting to minimise harmful impact upon the National Park.

Review requirement for SPD on development affecting South Downs National Park

No data available

SA6- Sustainable Neighbourhoods

Strategic Objectives: SO2, SO3, SO4, SO7, SO8, SO9, SO10. SO11,  SO12, SO13, SO15, SO16, SO17, SO18, SO19, SO20, SO21, SO22, SO23

Indicator Reference / Indicator

Target / Timescale

Trigger and Actions to be taken if target not being achieved

2019/20 Data and update

LOI

Proportion of children in poverty

 

Baseline 07/08 20% (data from child poverty)

Yearly decrease

Targets 08/09 (19%), 09/10 (18%) 10/11 (17%)

(Source: BHCC)

Trigger: No decline by 2017

Action: review sustainable community strategy; review employment skills plan.

Number and Percentage of Children living in Relative low income families

2018/19: 15%, 2017/18: 14% 2016/17: 13%  (ONS 2020)

Percentage of children living in poverty

(2012: 17.4%, 2013: 16.8%, 2014:  18.1% ) 

Single Data List

Percentage of Local Authority Collected Waste sent for reuse, recycling and composting.

Targets to be:

  1. 45% by 2015/16
  2. 50% by 2020/21
  3. 55% by 2025/26

(Source: Single Data List)

 

Targets for waste recycling and recovery are transposed from the adopted East Sussex, South Downs and Brighton & Hove Waste and Minerals Plan (WMP). Should they not be met, actions will be taken through the monitoring and implementation framework of the WMP.

2019/20: 28%

 

2018/19: 27%

2017/18: 28%

2016/17: 26%

2015/16: 26%

2014/15: 27%

2013/14: 25%

2018/19: Rest - Energy Recovery 69% Landfill 4%   (ESCC)

CP1 to CP7 - A strong and prosperous city

CP1 – Housing Delivery

Strategic Objectives: SO4, SO9, SO12, SO19, SO20

Indicator Reference / Indicator

Target / Timescale

Trigger and Actions to be taken if target not being achieved

2019/20 Data and update

Single Data List

Monitor net additional homes provided per annum

Average annual housing completions over a 3 year period to comply with the delivery rates outlined in HIS delivery framework

(Source: Single Data List)

Trigger: Annual completions over a 3 year period fall below anticipated delivery rates outlined in HIS by more than 15%

Action: Review housing trajectory and review HIS delivery rates in HS delivery framework. 

Promote sites and residential development through working with delivery partners.

2018-2020: 471 yearly average

This is over 15% below anticipated delivery rates

Housing trajectory reviewed annually through SHLAA

(BHCC SHLAA Update 2019)

 

 

 

LOI

Supply of ready to develop housing sites

To have a rolling 5 year supply of deliverable housing plus NPPF buffer of 5%. To be reported annually in SHLAA Update and the Authority Monitoring Report

(Source: Single Data List)

Trigger: Lack of a 5 Year

Supply for 2 consecutive years.

Action: Review actions listed in HIS to promote sites and residential development through working with delivery partners.

Undertake new SHLAA with call for sites.

4.7 Years Supply (when 5% buffer applied)

(BHCC SHLAA Update 2020)

CP2 Sustainable Economic Development

Strategic Objectives: SO1, SO2, SO3, SO6, SO7,  SO9, SO13, SO20, SO21

Indicator Reference / Indicator

Target / Timescale

Trigger and Actions to be taken if target not being achieved

2019/20 Data and update

LOI

Growth in number of digital media businesses

 

Review annually

(Source: Corporate Plan)

For monitoring only (no trigger or action necessary)

Growth in the number of CDIT (Creative, Digital media, IT) business employees

2016 – ICT & Digital 6,800, Creative 4,400 (Brighton & Hove Economic Strategy

Socio-Economic Evidence Base (2018))

(2014 - 7,909 2013 - 8,024; 2012 – 7,335)

LOI

Growth of the environmental industries sector

Review annually

(Source: Corporate Plan)

For monitoring only (no trigger or action necessary)

No data available

 

LOI

Increase the number of businesses relocating to the city

Review annually

(Source: Corporate Plan)

For monitoring only (no trigger or action necessary)

No data available

 

 

LOI

SME take-up of high-speed broadband connection voucher scheme

Uptake of voucher scheme by 1,000 SME by 2015

(Source: City Regeneration)

Trigger: Voucher scheme not taken up by at least 500 SME by end of 2014

Action: Prioritise Promotion of voucher scheme to SME in Central Brighton area; review resources for voucher scheme project

Extended Voucher Connection

Scheme opened April 2015.

Extended voucher scheme - 601 vouchers (against a total target of 300) and 482 connections made (Oct 2015)

LOI

Providing local employment and apprenticeships on development sites.

Achieve minimum 20% target for local employment and apprenticeship training on development sites across the plan period.

(Source: Planning)

Trigger: Target not achieved for two consecutive years.

Action: Review Brighton & Hove Local Employment Scheme

A minimum 20% local employment provision continues to be secured from all major development in 2020/21

CP3 Employment Land

Strategic Objectives: SO1, SO2, SO3, SO9, SO13, SO20, SO21

Indicator Reference / Indicator

Target / Timescale

Trigger and Actions to be taken if target not being achieved

2019/20 Data and update

LOI

Total amount of office floorspace within central Brighton

No net loss of existing office floorspace in central Brighton over plan period unless the tests in policy SA2 are met.  To be monitored annually (Source: Planning)

Trigger: Target not met for two consecutive years

Action: Review Development Management processes.

673 sqm additional office space (SA2 area) 2019/20.

 

LOI

Total amount of employment floorspace by type (gross and net) within the eleven industrial estates and business parks

No net loss of employment (B1, B2 and B8) floorspace within any area listed in part 3 of the policy to be monitored annually

(Source: Planning)

Trigger: Target not met for two consecutive years

Action: Review Development Management processes.

0 sqm net gain of employment floorspace 2019/20.

(No net loss)

LOI

Total amount of additional employment floorspace - by type (gross and net).

Average annual  employment floorspace completions over a 3 year period to comply with the average annual delivery rates outlined in the Employment Land Supply Trajectory (Source: Planning)

Trigger: Average annual completions over a 3 year period falls below anticipated delivery rates outlined in Employment Land Supply Trajectory by more than 15%

Action:

  • Negotiation on particular sites to overcome specific economic viability issues;
  • Exploring alternative funding mechanisms and/or the potential for enabling development.
  • Consider scope to help accelerate the phasing of later schemes if 2014-2019 sites do not come forward as
  • Review Employment Land Supply Trajectory. 
  • Seek further employment sites to allocate through Part 2 of City Plan.

Total net gain of 1,505m² employment floorspace in 2019/20

5,863m² gross (see non-residential development section 2019/20 AMR for breakdown)

CP4 - Retail Provision

Strategic Objectives: SO3, SO5, SO18

Indicator Reference / Indicator

Target / Timescale

Trigger and Actions to be taken if target not being achieved

2019/20 Data and update

LOI

Review/update of Retail Study (2011) for Brighton and Hove.

Review at least every 5 years across the Plan period (Source: Planning)

Trigger: Council’s annual retail health checks show decline from 2011 baseline over 3 consecutive years in Regional Centre.

Action: undertake review of study earlier.

Regional Centre Health Check

2018/19– 98 Vacancies

2017 – 69 Vacancies

2015/16 – 59 Vacancies

2014- 71 Vacancies

CP5 Culture and Tourism

Strategic Objectives: SO6, SO9, SO10, SO11, SO12, SO15

Indicator Reference / Indicator

Target / Timescale

Trigger and Actions to be taken if target not being achieved

2019/20 Data and update

LOI

Improving the visitor economy

Annual Improvement

Target:

2011/12 - £732m; and

2012/13 - £746m 

Baseline 2009 - £732 million

(Source: City Performance Plan)

The City Performance Plan is regularly reviewed with strategic partners. No further triggers and actions necessary.

Total (Direct) Value of Tourism 2019 in Brighton & Hove; £976.4 million (increase of 13% on 2018)

Visit Brighton

CP6 Hotel and Guest House Accommodation

Strategic Objectives: SO3, SO5, SO13

Indicator Reference / Indicator

Target / Timescale

Trigger and Actions to be taken if target not being achieved

2019/20 Data and update

LOI

Creation of apprenticeship scheme between BHCC and hoteliers

Commence operation of scheme by 2016

(Source: Visit Brighton)

Trigger: No significant interest from city hoteliers in joining apprenticeship scheme by 2015

Action: Liaise with Visit Brighton to review priorities and resources; work proactively with city hoteliers to publicise and scheme and review reasons for lack of uptake.

Two hotels pledged apprenticeships under Greater Brighton  Employer Skills Task Force 1,000 apprenticeships challenge

 

 

LOI

Gains/ losses in  hotel bedrooms (linked to demand forecasts set out in the Hotel Futures study)

Losses of hotel bedrooms outside Hotel Core Zone

15% net increase by 2016

(Source: Planning and Visit Brighton)

Baseline: 2006 160 hotels and guest accommodation establishments with 4,293 letting bedrooms (Source Hotel Futures Study 2006)

Trigger: Indicative target for net additional serviced rooms in 2016 is significantly exceeded.

Action: Undertake review of Hotel Future Study to update assessment of future demand and inform application of CP5 Visitor Accommodation.

Gain of 5 hotel bedrooms (2019/20)

CP7 - Infrastructure and Developer contributions

Strategic Objectives: SO1, SO4, SO11, SO13, SO20, SO21

Indicator Reference / Indicator

Target / Timescale

Trigger and Actions to be taken if target not being achieved

2019/20 Data and update

LOI

Preparation and adoption of CIL

Progress and determine adoption of CIL post 2014

(Source: Planning)

Trigger: No decision made regarding adopting CIL prior to draft City Plan Part 2

Actions: Review priorities and resources in Planning Strategy & Projects Team.

Developer contributions to be provided through necessary s106 obligations only subject to meeting statutory tests if CIL not progressed

Charging schedule adopted and implementation of CIL commenced September 2020

LOI

Provision of appropriate social, environmental and physical infrastructure to support new development

100% compliance on all annual implemented development  - Ongoing monitoring throughout the Plan period

(Source: Planning)

Trigger: Developer contributions not forthcoming following implementation of development

Actions: Review developer contributions/s106 monitoring and project management processes

Annual review of Developer Contributions temporary recession ‘relief’ measures

Review development management processes

100%

Compliance is being achieved where appropriate contributions are secured

 

Review and update Infrastructure Delivery Plan Annex 1

Ongoing monitoring and annual review, and update -throughout the Plan Period

Trigger: Annual review 3 months overdue.

Action: Review developer contributions/s106 monitoring and project management processes

Infrastructure Delivery Plan update published June 2017

CP8 to CP11 - A sustainable city

CP8 - Sustainable Buildings

Strategic Objectives: SO4, SO7, SO10, SO22

Indicator Reference / Indicator

Target / Timescale

Trigger and Actions to be taken if target not being achieved

2019/20 Data and update

LOI

% of new developments that meet minimum building standard requirements for B&H:

a) Residential new build

To be monitored annually throughout plan period;

Targets as set out in policy CP8.

(Source: Planning)

Trigger: Annual % of developments that meet targets fall below 70%

Action: Review Development Management procedures; review Sustainable Buildings SPD

97% new build applications approved to achieve Code for Sustainable Homes Level  3 or above or reduction in carbon emissions of 19% against 2013 Part L Building Regulations requirements 2019/20

 

LOI

Percentage of applications approved for new dwellings that meet minimum standards for energy and water

 

To be monitored annually throughout the plan period

Targets for new dwellings (to

be met by 2017):

  • energy standards (19% improvement on Part L

 2013): 75% of new dwellings

  • water standards 110 litres/person/day: 75% of new dwellings

(Source: Planning)

Trigger: Target is not met by 2015

Action: Review Development Management procedures; review Sustainable Buildings SPD

 

 

96% approved new build residential approved to achieve Code for Sustainable Homes Level  3 or above or reduction in carbon emissions of 19% against 2013 Part L Building Regulations requirements and water standards 110 litres/person/day

CP9 - Sustainable Transport

Strategic Objectives: SO1, SO3, SO11, SO14

Indicator Reference / Indicator

Target / Timescale

Trigger and Actions to be taken if target not being achieved

2019/20 Data and update

LOI/LTP

Delivery of bus priority infrastructure improvements on the following corridors

  • A259 Seafront
  • London Road

 

Delivery of improvements by:

  • 2024, dependent on funding and democratic approval (A259 Seafront and London Road schemes)

(Source: Planning and Local Highway Authority)Authority)

Lewes Road: works already commenced and due for completion in 2013. No trigger/action necessary.

Edward Street:

Trigger: Traffic orders not started by end of July 2014 (due to go to Committee mid Oct 2013).

Action: review work programme and funding sources (LTP3; regional and national sources)

Seafront, London Road:

Long-term targets. Progress to be reviewed in 2020 AMR; appropriate trigger/action to be added.

Lewes Road Scheme completed in September 2013. Vogue Gyratory Complete December 2014

Edward Street completed 2015

Arches under A259 Regency Square subway to the Metropole Hotel completed 2017

Work to reconstruct the former West Street Shelter Hall completed in 2020

 

LOI/LTP

Local bus journeys originating in the Local Authority Area

Average increase of 800,000 passenger journeys per year (annual check based on 5-year average) (Source: BHCC)

Trigger: Average annual increase in journeys is below 500,000

Action: review transport strategy; review targets in LTP4

2019/20: 48.6 million

2018/19: 49.9 million

2017/18: 49.0 million

2016/17: 49.7 million

2015/16: 45.6 million

2014/15: 46.1 million

2013/14: 46.4 million

(DofT)

LOI

Reduction in CO2 emissions from transport within Brighton and Hove

(This indicator to be reviewed following adoption of revised Air Quality Action Plan in 2014).

Reduction of 4% per year in transport related CO2 emissions throughout plan period.

Baseline 1.2 tonnes per capita – 2009 (Source: www.decc.gov.uk – formerly NI 186)

Trigger: no reduction by 2016

Action: review measures in Air Quality Action Plan

2018: 290.4 kt CO2

2017: 300.4 kt CO2

2016: 301.3 kt CO2

2015: 297.5 kt CO2

2014: 297.9 kt CO2

2013: 295.0 kt CO2

2012: 300.4 kt CO2

Local CO2 emissions 2005-2018 (DBEI)

CP10 – Biodiversity

Strategic Objectives: SO1, SO10, SO14, SO15

Indicator Reference / Indicator

Target / Timescale

Trigger and Actions to be taken if target not being achieved

2019/20 Data and update

LOI

Amount of open space within the NIA and/or classified “Natural and Semi Natural” lost to development annually

 

Target: zero – unless appropriately mitigated (Source: Planning)

 

Trigger: target not met for three consecutive years

Action: review Development Management procedures and practices / review the need for a report to document the cause and reason for the loss to inform future planning decisions

609m² net created 2019/20

(Sustainability Checklist)

 

LOI

Increased biodiversity and achieving Biodiversity Action Plan targets

All development proposals to deliver a net increase in biodiversity in accordance with the requirements of the Nature Conservation and Development SPD and Biodiversity Action Plan by 2030 (Source: Planning)

 

Trigger: Annual net decrease in biodiversity for three consecutive years

Action: Review Development Management procedures and practices

Review the need for a report to document the cause and reason for the decrease in biodiversity  to inform future planning decisions

Where appropriate review Nature Conservation and Development SPD and Biodiversity Action Plan.

No data available

CP11 - Flood Risk

Strategic Objectives: SO1, SO8, SO9, SO17

Indicator Reference / Indicator

Target / Timescale

Trigger and Actions to be taken if target not being achieved

2019/20 Data and update

 

LOI

Review of the SFRA

Update at least every five years across the Plan period (Source: Planning)

Trigger: Work on review of SFRA not commenced within five year period.

Action: Review priorities and resources in Planning Strategy & Projects team.

Last update 2018

 

Single Data List

Number of planning permissions granted contrary to the advice of the Environment Agency on flood defence grounds - no applications

No planning permissions granted; to be monitored annually across the Plan period

(Source: Single Data List)

Trigger: Any such planning permission granted.

Action: Review development management processes.

EA Objections List 2019/20

 

Production of a Surface Water Management Action Plan for the city

Adoption by 2015 and reviewed regularly throughout the plan period

(Source: Planning)

Trigger: Work on Surface Water Management Action Plan not commenced by start of 2015.

Action: Review priorities and resources in Planning Strategy & Projects team.

Surface Water Management Plan published April 2014

CP12 to CP17 - An attractive city

CP12 - Urban Design

Strategic Objectives: SO4, SO9, SO12, SO16, SO23

Indicator Reference / Indicator

Target / Timescale

Trigger and Actions to be taken if target not being achieved

2019/20 Data and update

LOI

A city-wide urban design framework SPD to be adopted

Adoption by 2017

(Source: Planning)

Trigger: Formal public consultation not underway by August 2016.

Action: resources and priorities in the Heritage, Planning Strategy and Projects Teams to be reviewed.

Public consultation on the draft SPD ended in December 2020 and is expected to be adopted in early Summer 2021.

LOI

Appeal success rate for schemes where design is a principle issue.

Annual target of 70% appeals dismissed where urban design and Policy CP2 are principal issues

(Source: Planning)

Trigger: Target not achieved

Action: Review Development Management design practice; review design-related supplementary planning documents.

38% of all appeals allowed 2019/20

CP13- Public Streets and Spaces

Strategic Objectives: SO12, SO13, SO16, SO22, SO23

Indicator Reference / Indicator

Target / Timescale

Trigger and Actions to be taken if target not being achieved

2019/20 Data and update

LOI

Number of developments permitted with planning obligations to provide mitigation in relation to the surrounding area towards public realm improvements

Target not applicable. Indicator to be monitored annually across the Plan period

(Source: Planning)

 

1 (one) development secured contributions that may contribute towards adjoining and/or adjacent public realm works

CP14 Housing Density

Strategic Objectives: SO1, SO4, SO9

Indicator Reference / Indicator

Target / Timescale

Trigger and Actions to be taken if target not being achieved

2019/20 Data and update

LOI

Net density levels across the city and within defined Development Areas (DA’s)

Achieve a net density of at least 50 dph in 85% of all new developments across the city and 100dph in 100% of new developments within Development Areas excluding DA7 – Toads Hole Valley.  To be monitored across the plan period

Trigger: Target not achieved annually

Action: review Development Management practice regarding density of developments; review Annex 3 (Housing Implementation Strategy).

The calculated density of New Build Completions in 2019/20: Approximately 137 dph

CP15 Heritage

Strategic Objectives: SO6, SO9, SO10, SO11, SO12, SO15

Indicator Reference / Indicator

Target / Timescale

Trigger and Actions to be taken if target not being achieved

2019/20 Data and update

LOI

Preparation and reappraisal of conservation area appraisals/studies

100% coverage of conservation area appraisals by 2020.

(Source: Planning)

Trigger: 80% coverage not completed by 2018

Action: Review resources and priorities in Heritage, Planning Strategy and Projects Teams.

100% coverage achieved

LOI

Production of new Local List.

 

New Local List adopted by 2014

(Source: Planning)

 

Local List consultation is complete and assessment is underway, on schedule for adoption by end of 2014. No trigger or action necessary.

Local List was adopted in June 2015.

The Local List will be reviewed on a 5 year cycle, with a review being undertaken in 2020/21

LOI

Introduction of Supplementary Planning Document on Listed Buildings

New guidance adopted by 2017

(Source: Planning)

Trigger: SPD preparation not underway by 2016

Action: Review resources and priorities in Heritage, Planning Strategy and Projects Teams.

No preparation for SPD 2019/20

CP16 - Open Space

Strategic Objectives: SO10, SO13, SO15, SO23

Indicator Reference / Indicator

Target / Timescale

Trigger and Actions to be taken if target not being achieved

2019/20 Data and update

LOI

Amount of open space lost to development annually

Target: zero – unless appropriately mitigated (Source: Planning)

Trigger: target not met for three consecutive years

Action: review Development Management procedures and practices / Review the need for a report to document the cause and reason for the loss of open space to inform future planning decisions

1,008m² net created 2019/20

(Sustainability Checklist)

LOI

Amount of all developer contributions/CIL provided towards open space enhancement/ improvement

Target not applicable – monitored annually across the plan period

(Source: Planning)

 

For monitoring only; no trigger and action necessary

Open Space / Leisure: 3,103,172 (secured)

(BHCC IFS 2019/20)

1,943.844 (secured) 2018/19

£831,517 received 2017/18 (£3,696,513 secured)

£861,037 received (S106) 2016/17

£1,067,396 received (S106) (2015/16)

£540,838 received (S106) (2014/15)

£401,611 received (S106) (2013/14)

LOI

Amount of new open space created within the city

No target applicable

To be monitored annually across the Plan period (Source: Planning)

For monitoring only; no trigger and action necessary

1,008m² net created 2019/20

(Sustainability Checklist)

CP17 – Sports Provision

Strategic Objectives: SO15, SO20, SO22

Indicator Reference / Indicator

Target / Timescale

Trigger and Actions to be taken if target not being achieved

2019/20 Data and update

LOI

Amount of indoor and outdoor sports facilities and space lost to development annually

Target: zero – unless appropriately mitigated (Source: Planning)

Trigger: target not met for three consecutive years

Action: review Development Management procedures and practices / Review the need for a report to document the cause and reason for the loss in sports facilities and space to inform future planning decisions

0 m² net Outdoor Sport lost

0 m² net Indoor Sport created 2019/20

(Sustainability Checklist)

LOI

Number of developments providing sports facilities and/or space on site

or through developer contributions

No target applicable

To be monitored annually across the Plan period (Source: Planning)

 

For monitoring only; no trigger and action necessary

One Community Use Agreement (for sports provision)

(BHCC IFS 2019/20)

CP18 to CP22 - Healthy and balanced communities

Indicator Reference / Indicator

Target / Timescale

Trigger and Actions to be taken if target not being achieved

2019/20 Data and update

LOI

Review of Health Impact Assessment and scoping exercises to establish effectiveness of CP18

At least every 5 years across the plan period.

(Source: Planning)

Trigger: Formal challenge by Health and Wellbeing board or Director Public Health

Action: report to partnership boards or H&W Board

Health and Equalities Impact Assessment Published with City Plan with Addendums at each different stage

LOI

Adoption and implementation of the City Plan Part 2

Adoption by 2016

(Source: Planning)

Trigger: slow adoption of City Plan Part 2

Action: Assess requirement for planning briefs or SPD to bring forward provision

The City Plan Part Two due to be submitted to the Secretary of State

Spring 2021 for adoption Spring 2022

LOI

Submission of a Health Impact Assessment as part of Average time taken for strategic developments.

HIA submitted with 100% of strategic developments in the city over plan period

(Source: Planning)

Trigger: Approval of planning permission for strategic development without HIA

Action: Review Development Management processes

Two Developments on Strategic Sites Approved 2019/20 none of which submitted an HIA.

CP19 – Housing mix

Strategic Objectives: SO4, SO9, SO12, SO19, SO20

Indicator Reference / Indicator

Target / Timescale

Trigger and Actions to be taken if target not being achieved

2019/20 Data and update

LOI

Adoption of City Plan Part 2 setting out key housing mix objectives

Target: Secure appropriate policies and site allocations for different housing types to meet range of accommodation needs in Part 2 of City Plan.

(Source: Planning)

Trigger: City Plan Part 2 not adopted by 2017.

Action: Review programme for Part 2 of City Plan.

Promote the need for range of housing types and sizes through City Partnerships.

Review Housing Strategy for different accommodation needs.

Part 2 City Plan will not be adopted before 2017.

The City Plan Part Two due to be submitted to the Secretary of State

Spring 2021 for adoption Spring 2022

LOI

Monitor the number of 1, 2 and 3+ beds completed annually. Benchmark against 2011 census

Target: To see an increase in the proportion of family sized units over the first five years of the plan.

 (Source: Planning)

Trigger: Target not met in year 4 of monitoring period

Action: Promote the need for range of housing types and sizes through City Partnerships.

Review Housing Strategy for different accommodation needs.

1 Bed; 41.8%, 2 Bed; 44.4% and 3+ bed; 13.8%

3+ bed

2018/29: 22.4%, 2017/18: 22.2% 2016/17: 26.0%, 2015/16: 21.5%, 2014/15: 23.7%, 2013/14: 20.6%, 2012/13: 29.9%

CP20 – Affordable Housing

Strategic Objectives: SO1, SO4, SO9, SO11, SO19, SO20

Indicator Reference / Indicator

Target / Timescale

Trigger and Actions to be taken if policy not being achieved

2019/20 Data and update

Single Data List Monitor net affordable housing completions secured across the city.

To achieve approximately 30% of all housing delivery as affordable housing. (Source: Planning)

Trigger: Affordable housing delivery across a 3-5 year period falls below 30%

Action: Work with Registered Providers to secure greater delivery.

Promote council owned sites for affordable housing.

Review Policy.

2019/20:  179 affordable homes (32% of all housing delivery)

2018/19:  80

2017/18:  96

2016/17:  56

2015/16:  99

2014/15: 132

2013/14: 163

LOI

Monitor annually % of affordable housing completed reflecting a unit size mix indicated in Policy.

To broadly achieve unit size mix indicated in policy CP20 over a 5 year period.

 (Source: Planning)

Trigger: affordable housing unit size mix falls below citywide preferred unit size mix across a 5 year period.

Action: Work with Registered Providers to secure a better mix.

Promote council owned sites for specific types of affordable housing.

Review Policy.

Policy: 1 Bed: 30%, 2 Bed: 45%, 3+ Bed 25%

2019/20: 1 Bed; 41.8%, 2 Bed; 44.4% and 3+ bed; 13.8%

2018/19; 1 Bed: 50%, 2 Bed: 44%, 3+ Bed 6%

2017/18; 1 Bed: 19.8%, 2 Bed: 52.1%, 3+ Bed 28.1%

2016/17; 1 Bed: 91%, 2 Bed: 9%

2015/16; 1 Bed: 35%, 2 Bed: 44%, 3+ Bed : 20%

LOI

Financial contributions secured per annum

No target applicable.  Annual monitoring of contributions secured for affordable housing(Source: Planning)

£0

Affordable Housing Contributions ‘secured’ by completion of Agreement: £828,250

2018/19 £893,150

2017/18 £1,637,958

2016/17 £3,821,508

2015/16; £0

CP21 Student Accommodation and Houses in Multiple Occupation

Strategic Objectives: SO4, SO11, SO19, SO21

Indicator Reference / Indicator

Target / Timescale

Trigger and Actions to be taken if target not being achieved

2019/20 Data and update

LOI

Number of new purpose built student bedspaces developed

Completion of commenced allocations by 2014

  • Varley Halls
  • East Slope

By 2018 development has commenced that will secure the following sites

  • Preston Barracks
  • Pelham Street
  • Circus Street

 (Source: Planning)

Trigger: Planning applications for Preston Barracks, Pelham Street and Circus Street not submitted by 2015

Action: Development Management Intervention

2019/20: 1,778

2018/19: 444

2017/18: 125

2016/17: 100

2015/16: 0

2014/15: 390

 

LOI

Number of developments for student accommodation

allowed on appeal within the Article 4 wards

No appeals allowed

(Source: Planning)

Trigger: Over 25% appeals allowed annually

Action: review Development Management procedures; review policy

2019/20: 0%

No appeals allowed

LOI

Number of developments for HMOs allowed on appeal within the Article 4 wards

No appeals allowed (Source: Planning)

Trigger: Over 25% appeals allowed annually

Action: review Development Management procedures; review policy

2019/20: 60% appeals allowed (6 allowed 4 dismissed)

2018/19: 58% appeals allowed

2017/18: 15%

2016/17: 25%

2015/16: 50%

CP22 –Traveller Accommodation

Strategic Objectives: SO1, SO4, SO19, SO20

Indicator Reference / Indicator

Target / Timescale

Trigger and Actions required if policy not being achieved

2019/20 Data and update

LOI

Update of Traveller Accommodation Assessment

Review Traveller accommodation needs assessment to inform longer term pitch requirements (post 2019) for the City. Source Housing & Social Inclusion and Planning)

Trigger: Needs Assessment Update not completed by October 2014.

Action: Work with partner authorities to complete update of assessment. Review resources in Planning Policy & Projects Team.

2014 GTAA published December 2014.

The Council intends to further update the Accommodation Needs Assessment in order to gain an up-to-date understanding of the current and future need for pitches

LOI

Net additional pitches provided

Identify sufficient deliverable sites for the provision of 18 permanent residential pitches before 2019.

Provision of additional pitches to meet assessed requirements over plan period.

(Source Planning)

Trigger: Sufficient pitches are not in development pipeline by 2017.

Action: Undertake revised site search to identify further site opportunities.

Work with HCA and other providers to secure appropriate funding where necessary.

A permanent Traveller site at St Michael's Way, Brighton, was completed in June 2016 adding 12 permanent pitches

City plan sustainability appraisal indicators

Monitoring against the Sustainability Appraisal Framework as published in City Plan Part One Sustainability Appraisal Adoption Statement.

1. To prevent harm to biodiversity and achieve a net gain in biodiversity under conservation management as a result of development and improve understanding of local, urban biodiversity by local people.

Indicators

Data

Comparison/Targets

Trend

(CPP) Number and area of designated sites (SAC, SSSI, SNCI, LNR, NP and RIGS)

 

  • SAC 71.45ha (1 site)
  • SSSI: 139.09ha (2 sites)
  • LNR: 594.04ha (8 sites)
  • NNR: 20.93ha (1 site)
  • LWS: 50 and 7 candidate sites*
  • NP: 3745.69ha
  • LGS: 170.42ha (4 sites)

 (Sussex Biodiversity Record Centre) (BHCC)

*Previous figure 607.05ha included 36 sites that are in the SDNP. These have been removed from CPP2 as SDNPA are taking those forward as LWS. So now there are 50 LWS and 7 candidate LWS in Brighton & Hove.

England: 236 SACs

England: 4,000 SSSIs (7% of country's area).

England: 1,280 LNRs (40,000 ha)

England in 2002 estimated 34,965 SNCIs.

No change across the majority of designations.  The Local Wildlife Site Review (2017) led to 24 new sites being designated as LWS, as well as 7 sites which are proposed as candidate sites pending further assessment. No sites have been de-designated, thus there has been an increase in the amount and area of land with LWS status.

% area of SSSI land in:

(a) a favourable condition or

(b) an unfavourable recovering condition

(c) an unfavourable no change condition

(d) an unfavourable declining condition

(e) area part destroyed / destroyed

(a) 62.5%

(b) 37.5%

(c) 0%

(d) 0%

(e) 0%

(Sussex Biodiversity Record Centre 2019)

East Sussex

(a) 45.1%

(b) 51.7%

(c) 1.1%

(d) 1.8%

(e) 0.2%

South East

(a) 52.4%

(b) 36.1%

(c) 6.7%

(d) 4.3%

(e) 0.5%

The overall condition remains unchanged compared to previous year

SQM of habitat or biodiversity features added or lost (citywide) as a result of development

Area of habitat in Brighton and Hove

infringed by planning applications:

2018/19; Ancient woodland: 0.05ha, Deciduous woodland: 0.27ha, Lowland meadow: 2.57ha

(Sussex Biodiversity Record Centre)

No national targets as such.

Area of habitat in Brighton and Hove

infringed by planning applications:

2017/18 Deciduous woodland: 0.05ha

(Sussex Biodiversity Record Centre)

Data source changed 2016/17

Number and percentage of sites where positive conservation management is being or has been implemented

45% of local sites were in positive conservation management (2018/19)

(DEFRA 2020)

England 47% (2018/19)

Brighton & Hove

32% (2017/18)

(DEFRA 2020)

Reduction in proportion of sites in positive management, decreased from 50% in 2013/14 but increasing again 2018/19.

2. To improve air quality by continuing to work on the statutory review and assessment process and reducing pollution levels by means of transport and land use planning.

Indicators

Data`

Comparison/target

Trend

The area of the city in km² where the annual mean for nitrogen dioxide (calendar year) exceeds the national legal limit of >40 µg/m3 (monitored and modelled NO2).

There is one AQMA for the city that was declared in 2013. This includes Rottingdean High Street that was outside the AQMA 2008 but that was subject to a Detailed Review in 2012 due to exceedance of NO2. However, in total the AQMA 2013 encompasses a smaller area than the AQMA 2008.

(BHCC Environmental Health)

 

The AQMA 2013 has been replaced by six AQMAs in 2020 which, overall are smaller than the 2013 AQMA

Improvement in levels of air quality in London Road, Lewes Road and Rottingdean areas.

Lewes Road (Automatic Analyser BH6): 26.9 μg/m³ (2019)

London Road (Diffusion Tube C23): 39.5 μg/m³ (2019)

Rottingdean (Diffusion Tube E22): 32.7 μg/m³ (2019)

(BHCC Environmental Health)

Target of 40μg/m3 annual mean of NO2 to meet the air quality objective. All exceeded the legal limit

Lewes Road:

2018 37.8 μg/m³ 2017 51.1 μg/m³, 2016 46.2 μg/m³, 2015 39 μg/m³

London Road:

2018: 43.1 2017: 47.0 μg/m³ 2016: 46.0 μg/m³

Rottingdean:

2018 36.2 μg/m³  2017 41.4 μg/m³  2016 39.1 μg/m³ 2015 31.6 μg/m³

All sites below 40 μg/m³ in 2019

3. To maintain local distinctiveness and preserve, enhance, restore and manage the City’s historic landscapes, townscapes, parks, buildings and their settings and archaeological sites effectively.

Indicators

Data

Comparison/target

Trend

Number and % of Listed Buildings (Grade I and II*):

a) On the At Risk register;

b) Subject to demolition

480 buildings are graded 1 and 2*

(a) there are 11 grade I and grade II* listed buildings on the at risk register (Historic England 2020) (2.3%)

(b) No Grade I or Grade II* have been demolished in the 2019/20 period.

(BHCC)

Percentage of Listed Buildings is more than double the national average (6%).

Target: to improve performance over time.

Number of buildings at risk has increased from 7 in 2013/14

Amount of open space created or lost (citywide) as a result of development (Sustainability Checklist)

1,008m² net created 2019/20

(Sustainability Checklist)

No national targets as such.

2018/19 1,900m²

2017/18 2,886m²

2016/17 2,085m²

2015/16 5,741m²

2014/15 1,945m²

Decrease on 2017/18

4. To protect, conserve and enhance the South Downs and promote sustainable forms of economic and social development and provide better sustainable access.

Indicators

Data

Comparison/target

Trend

Number of bus services that operate to the South Downs from Brighton & Hove

There are 33 bus routes that run from Brighton & Hove covering access to various points and towns in the Downs.

(BHCC Transport Team)

N/A

No measurable trend as such.

Amount of land under:

1. Entry level; and

2. High level environmental stewardship schemes.

2019 – 2642 hectares (120 hectares outside SDNP area)

All Environmental Stewardship Agreements

(Sussex Biodiversity 2019)

No National targets as such. Environmental Stewardship (ES) is now closed to new applicants and has been replaced by Countryside Stewardship. Existing agreements will still be managed, until they reach their agreed end date.

 

5. To meet the essential need for decent housing, particularly affordable housing.

Indicators

Data

Comparison/target

Trend

Net additional housing completions

588 (2019/20)

(BHCC)

18/19 - 380

17/18 - 444

16/17 - 339

15/16 - 687

14/15 - 581

13/14 - 436

12/13 - 374

11/12 - 309

10/11 - 283

Target: The City Plan Proposed Modifications (2014) proposed a minimum housing target of 13,200 new homes to be achieved by 2030. HIS Target: 660 PA

Increase on 2018/19 and highest since 2015/16

Gross affordable housing

179 affordable units

117 Shared Ownership, 54 Affordable Housing for rent, 8 Social Rent

(2019/20)

(BHCC)

18/19: 80 affordable units 60 Shared Ownership, 20 Affordable Housing for rent

17/18: 96 affordable units 96 affordable rented housing

16/17: 56 affordable units 56 affordable rented housing

15/16: 99 affordable units 34 affordable rented 65 Intermediate

14/15: 132 affordable units of which 44 social rented and 88 intermediate housing

13/14: 163 affordable units

12/13: 103 affordable units

CPP Target: 230 a year (it is recognised that this target is based on historical data and that numbers are likely to be far fewer due to both changes in funding and the current economic climate)

Amount delivered increased but is not meeting the identified local affordable housing need.

House price to income ratio

Ratio (Average Price 18-19/Median Total Annual Resident Earnings)

2020: 14.07 (£392,199/£27,865)

(Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings UK House Price Index (HPI))

2019: 14.05 (£361,602/£25,740)

2018: 14.58 (£356,755/£24,469)

2017: 14.65 (£355,047/£24,231)

2016: 14.10 (£337,827/£23,957)

2015: 13.49 (£310,259/£23,001)

2014: 12.22 (£282,726/£22,174)

South East 2020: 12.50 (£348,461/£27,888)

General upward trend, therefore situation worsening.

% of households considered to be suffering from over-crowding (having one less bedroom than required)

6.7% of households are considered to be suffering from over-crowding (8,168 households)

Not comparable with 2011 Census, however this figure is higher than the South East average of 3.8%

 

 

6. To reduce the volume of private car journeys and encourage more sustainable modes of transport via land use and urban development strategies that promote compact, mixed-use, car-free and higher-density development.

Indicator

Data

Comparison/target

Trend

Car ownership per household

0.86

(Census 2011)

B&H 2001: 0.87

National: 2011: 1.1

Decreased slightly

Annual average daily traffic flow

2019

Outer Cordon

5:     26,251

22:   19,715

608: 22,142

620: 15,467

City Centre Cordon

74:   14,873

800: 26,422

809: 11,491

813: 19,291

(BHCC Transport)

2018

Outer Cordon

5:     25,842

22:   20,326

608: 22,562

620: 15,222

City Centre Cordon

74:   14,163

800: 28,557

809: 10,954

813: 19,745

(BHCC Transport)

No significant change

Annual average daily cycle flow

2019

National Cycle Route 2

951: 2,074

967: 960

National Cycle Route 90

960, 1,093

961: No Data (un-operational)

(BHCC Transport)

2018

National Cycle Route 2

951: 2194

967: 815

National Cycle Route 90

960, 1,099

961: 1,524

(BHCC Transport)

No significant change

Percentage of development where cycle parking provided

92% new build residential and PDSA development approved through a full planning application and completed 2019/20; providing a total of 1,940 spaces.

93% new build residential and PDSA development approved through a full planning application and completed 2018/19; providing a total of 1,438 spaces.

 

Percentage of residential units delivered that are car-free

25% new build residential development approved through a full planning application and completed 2019/20 included car free units; a total of 461 car free units (45% of net units full planning new build approvals).

26% new build residential development approved through a full planning application and completed 2018/19 included car free units; a total of 30 car free units.

 

CO2 emissions per capita from road transport (kt)

2018: 1.00 ktCO2/capita

Figures based on 290,400ktCO2 and 290,400 population

(DBEI 2020)

South East 2018: 2.15 ktCO2/capita

England  2018: 1.9 ktCO2/capita

Brighton & Hove

2017: 1.05 2016: 2.08 2015: 1.07 2014: 1.08 2013: 1.08, 2012: 1.12, 2011: 1.14, 2010: 1.17, 2009: 1.21

CO2 emissions from transport, per capita, steadily reducing

7. Minimise the risk of pollution to water resources in all development.

Indicators

Data

Comparison/target

Trend

Status of the groundwater resource as measured by the requirements of the Water Framework Directive.

 

2019: Brighton Chalk Block

Overall Status = Poor

Chemical Status = Poor

Quantitative Status  = Poor

 (Environment Agency)

Aiming to reach ‘good’ chemical status by 2027 (extended deadline)

Chemical  Status reduced to poor since 2013 (was Good 2009-2012)

Quality of bathing water

Hove: Excellent (2019)

Brighton Central: Excellent (2019)

Brighton Kemptown: Excellent (2019)

Saltdean: Excellent (2019)

(Environment Agency)

All remained in ‘excellent’ condition

(Classifications were not made for the 2020 season due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the sampling programme)

Stable in recent years all monitoring locations an excellent standard.

Percentage of new development incorporating SUDS within the development or beyond the development area.

42% new build residential development approved through a full planning application and completed 2018/19; all within development.

From April 2014, the planning application process has been responsible for the implementation of SUDS.

 

8. Minimise water use in all development and promote the sustainable use of water for the benefit of people, wildlife and the environment.

Indicators

Data

Comparison/targets

Trends

Domestic consumption of water (litre of water per day per household)

2015/16 -142 litres/person/day (metered)

155 litres/person/day (average)

(Southern Water)

2012/13 – 132 litres (metered)

2012/13 – 161 litres (unmetered)

2009/10 – 150 litres per household per day

2005/06 – 157 litres per household per day

2009/10  (south east): 156 litres

2012/13 (UK): 147 litres

Southern Water has a target to reduce average water consumption to 133l/day/person by 2020

Generally decreasing over time, therefore situation improving.

Percentage of new residential development achieving the water efficiency standard of 110litres/person/day.

2019/20 96% approved new build residential achieved water standards 110 litres/person/day (those that did not specify in application had requirement conditioned)

2018/19 99.5% approved new build residential achieved water standards 110 litres/person/day (those that did not specify in application had requirement conditioned)

 

9. To promote the sustainable development of land affected by contamination.

Indicators

Data

Comparison/target

Trend

Number of sites of previously developed land that have been identified as having potential for contamination under Part 2A of the Environment Protection Act. 

2017/18: There are at least 2805 prioritised sites under Part 2 A of the Environmental Protection Act 1990

 

No change

10. Manage coastal defences to protect the coastline and minimise coastal erosion and coastal flooding.

Indicators

Data

Comparison/target

Trend

Number of developments in a flood risk areas granted contrary to the advice of the Environment Agency

2019/20: 0

(Environment Agency)

There were no objections on flood risk grounds in 2017/18

No Change

11. To balance the need for employment creation in the tourism sector and improvement of the quality of the leisure and business visitor experience with those of local residents, businesses and their shared interest in the environment.

Indicators

Data

Comparison/target

Trend

Amount (£) of developer contributions secured for training for local residents, through the Local Employment Scheme

2019/20 - 432,598

secured for the Local Employment Scheme.

2018/19 - £408,399

2017/18 - £781,844

2016/17: £341,830

2015/16: £99,500

2014/15: £159,980.

2013/14: £79,605

This has increased from £408,399 since the last monitoring period.

Number and percentage of in-commuters compared to out-commuters

31,915 daily in-commuters

37,310 daily out-commuters

(Census 2011)

 

Net out-commuting increased since last Census.

12. To support initiatives that combine economic development with environment protection, particularly those involving targeted assistance to the creative & digital industries, financial services, tourism, retail, leisure and hospitality sectors.

Indicators

Data

Comparison/target

Trends

Level of GVA per head

2017: £27,081

(Office for National Statistics; Gross Value Added (Income Approach) per head of population at current basic prices)

2016: £26,403 2015: £25,647, 2014: £24,604 2013: £23,521 2012: £22,456

South East 2017: £28,988

UK 2016: £27,430

Remains lower than the national and regional average

Proportion of  VAT registered businesses /10,000 adults in Brighton and Hove

2020: 547

15,920 VAT and/or PAYE businesses (ONS 2020)

2019: 522 (15,185 businesses)

2018: 481 (13,951 businesses)

2017: 475 (13,665 businesses)

 

 

 

Percentage population that are in employment?

2019/20: Employment rate - aged 16-64:  75.7%

(NOMIS 2018)

South East 2017/18 : 78.5%

Great Britain 2017/18 : 75.0%

Previous Years Brighton & Hove

2018/19 73.4% 2017/18: 72.4% 2016/17: 74.1% 2015/16: 71.6% 2014/15: 74.5%, 2013/14: 72.6%

Increase since 2016/17 after decrease

13. To improve the health of all communities in Brighton & Hove particularly focusing on reducing the gap between those with the poorest health and the rest of the city.

Indicators

Data

Comparison/target

Trends

Life expectancy at birth (years):

(a) Males

(b) Females

2017-2019

(a) Males: 79.1

(b) Females: 83.2

Public Health England LA Health Profile

UK 2017-2019

(a) Males: 79.4

(b) Females: 83.1

South East 2017-2019

(a) Males: 80.8

(b) Females: 84.3

Brighton & Hove

(a) Males: 2016-2018 78.9 2014-2016 79.5 2013-2015 79.3 2012-2014 78.9

 (b) Females: 2016-2018 82.9 2014-2016 83.3 2013-2015: 83.5 2012-2014: 83.4

Average life expectancy is generally increasing over time locally

(CPP Headline Indicator) NI055 Obesity among primary school children in year 6

Year 6 children 14.8% (2019/20)

 

(NHS Digital, Lifestyle Statistics / Public Health England, Children, Young People and families NCMP Dataset)

Targets in line with previous NHS vital signs strategy: 11/12 – Year 6: 20.0%

South East: Year 6 17.8%  

England: Year 6 21.0%

Brighton & Hove: Year 6 15.5% (18/19)

 14.3% (17/18) 12.9% (16/17) 13.7% (15/16) 13.3% (13/14) 15.2%, (10/11)

No discernible trend

Adults achieving more than 150 minutes physical activity a week

Percentage of physically active adults 2018/19: 75.9%

Public Health England LA Health Profile

England 2018/19: 67.2%.

South East 2018/19: 70.2%

Brighton & Hove: 2017/18:  76.7%

Physical activity in adults has increased over time from around 64% in 2012.

Percentage of population living in 20% most deprived Super Output Areas(health domain)

21% 2019 (Percentage of the super output areas in the 20% most deprived super output areas in the country  (health domain) (35 of 165 LSOAs)

(IMD2019)

22%  2015 (Percentage of the super output areas in the 20% most deprived super output areas in the country  (health domain))

 

14. To integrate health and community safety considerations into city urban planning and design processes, programmes and projects.

Indicators

Data

Comparison/targets

Trends

(CPP) Number of total police recorded crimes

2018/19 – 29,393

(BHCC Community Safety & Public Health)

2018/19 – 26,940

2017/18 – 26,142

2016/17 – 25,902

2015/16 – 23,622

Recent increasing trend but long term trends indicate decreases over time from a 2005 baseline of 33,000.

People killed or seriously injured in road traffic accidents (per 100,000 resident population).

2016-2018: 56.9

(Public Health England Health Profiles, Department for Transport)

2016-2018: England: 42.6, South East: 49.6

Brighton & Hove

2015-2017: 55.6

2014-2016: 56.0

2012-2014: 55.5

2010-2012: 57.2

Little change over time. Accidents higher than national and regional.

15. To narrow the gap between the most deprived areas and the rest of the city so that no one should be seriously disadvantaged by where they live.

Indicators

Data

Comparison/target

Trends

Percentage of the population living in the 20% most deprived super output areas in the country  (overall deprivation)

17.6% (2019)

(IMD2015 The percentage of the population living in neighbourhoods classified as the 20% most deprived areas in England divided by the total population)

England: 20.4% (2010)

South East: 7.3% (2010)

Brighton & Hove: 21% (2015)

 

Percentage of the population over 60 who live in households that are income deprived

12.3% (2019)

IMD 2019 Proportion of population living in income deprived households derived from the published ‘average score’ statistics for the Income Deprivation Domain

England: 18.1%

South East: 12.9%

 

Percentage of people living in fuel poverty

2018 – 11.2%

(DBEIS)

England  2018 – 10.3%

South East 2018 – 7.9%

2017 – 11.4%

2016 – 11.4%

2015 – 12.7%

2014 – 12.3%

2013 – 11.9%

 

Percentage of young people who are not in employment, education or training (NEET);

2020: 4.9%

(including not known)

Department for Education

England: 5.5%

South East: 6.4%

Brighton & Hove 2019 4.6%, 2018 4.5% 2015: 4.7% 2014: 5.6% 2013: 6.9%, 2012: 6.7%,

Plateaued after reducing between 2011 and 2015.

 

Percentage of non-decent council homes

2019/20: 0

 

 

16. To engage local communities in the planning process.

 

Indicators

Data

Comparison/target

Trends

Number of adopted DPDs or SPDs that have incorporated periods of public consultation

All adopted SPDs and DPDs incorporated periods of public consultation. Two SPDs were adopted 2019/20 (BHCC)

 

 

17. To make the best use of previously developed land.

Indicators

Data

Comparison/targets

Trends

Percentage of new and converted dwellings on Previously Developed Land

2019/20; 98.3% Gross

(BHCC 2020)

2018/19; 99.2% Gross

2017/18; 96.1% Gross

2016/17; 98.6% Gross

2015/16; 98.5% Gross

2014/15; 91% Gross

 

Percentage of new employment land on Previously Developed Land

2019/20; 100%

(BHCC 2020)

2014/15 - 2018/19; 100%

2013/14;  99.6%

 

Percentage of development situated on Greenfield land.

2018/19; 1.4% Residential ; 0% employment; 0% remaining non-residential

(BHCC 2020)

2018/19; 0.8% Residential ; 0% employment; 0% remaining non-residential

2017/18; 2.9% Residential ; 0% employment; 0% remaining non-residential

 

18. To maximise sustainable energy use and mitigate the adverse effects of climate change through low/zero carbon development and maximise the use of renewable energy technologies in both new development and existing buildings.

Indicators

Data

Comparison/target

Trend

Kt of CO2 per capita emitted from domestic sources for energy provision

Per capita domestic CO2 emissions:

2018: 1.23 tCO2 per capita

(ONS 2020)

South East 2018: 1.5 tCO2 per capita

England 2018: 1.4 tCO2 per person

Brighton – 2017: 1.27 2016: 1.3 2015: 1.4 2014: 1.5 2013: 1.8, 2012: 2.0, 2011: 1.8, 2010: 2.1

Sustainable Community Strategy (SCS) target reductions in city CO2 ‘direct’ emissions from 2005 baseline:

- 12% by 2012/13

- 42% by 2020

- 80% by 2050.

Overall, emissions decreasing over time per capita emitted from domestic sources for energy reduced by 54% since 2005

Average annual domestic consumption of gas and electricity

Gas

2019 – 12,109 kwh per meter

Electricity

2019 – 3,339 Kwh per household

(BEIS 2020)

Gas

Great Britain 2018- 13,236

South East 2018- 13,554

Brighton 2017 – 11,967, 2016 – 11,721, 2015 – 11,881, 2014 – 11,709

Electricity

Great Britain 2018- 3,618

South East 2018- 3,950

Brighton 2018 – 3,304, 2017 – 3,418, 2016 – 3,473, 2015 – 3,570, 2014 – 3,624

Overall domestic electricity consumption is decreasing.

Average annual commercial and industrial consumption of gas and electricity

Gas

2019 – 318,147 (Non-domestic)

Electricity

2019 – 34,940 (Non-domestic)

(BEIS 2020)

Gas

Great Britain 2018- 676,140

South East 2018- 456,208

Brighton 2018 – 344,543, 2017 – 360,451, 2016 – 346,062, 2015 - 357,257, 2014 - 362,558

Electricity

Great Britain 2018- 66,620

South East 2018- 61,879

Brighton 2018 – 35,921, 2017 – 36,947, 2016 – 36,273, 2015 - 39,217, 2014 - 37,991

 

Percentage of new residential development achieving the 19% carbon reduction improvement over Part L as required by CP8

2019/20 97%

97% new build applications approved to achieve Code for Sustainable Homes Level  3 or above or reduction in carbon

emissions of 19% against 2013 Part L Building Regulations requirements 2019/20

2018/19 100%

2017/18 100%

 

Percentage of development with low/zero carbon energy proposed

45% new build residential applications completed with Sustainability checklist 2019/20 proposed LZC technologies

National Target: 15% of energy generated from renewable sources by 2020 (DECC)

 

19. To ensure all developments have taken into account the changing climate and are adaptable and robust to extreme weather events.

 

Indicators

Data

Comparison/targets

Trends

Percentage of new development incorporating green infrastructure such as green walls/roofs.

4% new build residential applications approved with Sustainability checklist 2019/20

 

 

20. To encourage new developments to meet Code for Sustainable Homes/BREEAM 'Excellent' standard.

Indicators

Data

Comparison/target

Trend

Percentage of new non-residential development meeting the minimum standards as required by BH.

100% non-residential new development completed in 2019/20 approved to standards required by BH

 

 

21.To promote and improve integrated transport links and accessibility.

Indicator

Data

Comparison/target

Trend

Percentage of development that is within 500 m of the following:  Doctors, accessible open space, bus stop/rail station, infant junior or primary school, retail provision.

100% new build residential applications approved with Sustainability checklist (that includes this questions) 2019/20. 66% Doctors, 83% accessible open space, 62% bus stop/rail station, 42% infant junior or primary school, 77% retail provision.

 

 

22. To reduce waste generation, and increase material efficiency and reuse of discarded material by supporting and encouraging development, businesses and initiatives that promote these.

Indicator

Data

Comparison/target

Trend

Residual household waste per household

 

552kg (2019/20)

(DEFRA 2019/20)

South East: 545kg

561kg (2018/19)

575kg (2017/18)

602kg (2016/17)

621kg (2015/16)

614kg (2014/15)

597kg (2013/14)

 

Percentage of household waste

(a) recycled

(b) composted

(c) used to recover heat, power, and other energy sources.

18/19

a) 19%

b) 5%

c) 70%

(ESCC 2020)

17/18 a_ 19% b) 5% c) 69%

17/18 a) 22% b) 3% c) 67%

16/17 a) 21% b) 4% c) 68%

15/16 a) 20% b) 3% c) 70%

14/15 a) 201% b) 3% c) 69%

13/14 a) 22% b) 3% c) 65%,

12/13 a)23% b) 4% c) 66%,

Recycling rates have started to decrease, composting rates appear fairly static, and energy recovery rates increasing.

Percentage of development providing facilities for recycling.

87% new build residential applications approved with Sustainability checklist 2019/20 (BHCC 2020)

 

 

SPD Indicators

The following indicators are taken from Sustainability Appraisals of Supplementary Planning Documents.

SPD02 - Shop Front Design 2019 to 2020

Indicator

Latest Data

a) How many traditional shop fronts exist in Brighton & Hove?

526

b) What are features of importance?

The pilasters, the fascia, the stall riser, the shop window and the entrance

c) What percentage of shop front applications, per year, are granted permission out of the total number received?

 

Approvals

Refused

Total of all applications submitted

 

Alterations to shop fronts

18

6

24

 

New shop fronts

7

4

11

 

Replacement shop fronts

5

4

9

 

Loss of shop front

0

0

0

 

Total

30

14

44

 

Percentage of total shop front applications

68

32

100

SPD03 - Construction and Demolition Waste

Indicator

Latest Data

Data Date

Number of SWMP submitted as part of planning application with Sustainability Checklist

43% new build residential applications approved with Sustainability checklist included Site Waste Management Plan, Site Waste Minimisation Statement or CEMP on condition (100% of developments above 5 units)

2019/20

SPD05 - Circus Street Municipal Market Site

Application Stage - See Appendices 2014/15 AMR

Completion Stage

Percentage of affordable housing developed on Circus St?

20%

% Of new homes built to the ‘excellent’ BREEAM standard at Circus St development sites?

BREEAM Certificate details to be submitted for approval within six months of occupation

Mix of housing types at Circus St

100% Flats (40% one bed, 57% two bed, 3% three bed)

% Of new developments at Circus St that incorporated water efficiency measures? And were targets met that were set out in the SPD

Condition requiring 100% residential units to achieve a water efficiency standard using not more than 110 litres per person per day.

% Of new homes built to the ‘very good’ EcoHomes standard at Circus St development sites?

Condition requiring 100% residential units to achieve an energy efficiency standard of a minimum of 19% CO2 improvement over Building Regulations requirements Part L 2013

Are new residential developments within 30 minutes public transport time of a GP, hospital, primary and secondary school, employment and a major retail centre?

Pedestrians and the mobility impaired have good, safe and direct access between the development and local schools, employment, shops, GP surgeries and leisure facilities

Area of green space per population Circus St

6.5 sqm open space created per resi dwelling

% Of new developments at Circus St that enhance biodiversity, i.e. ‘green roofs’ open space, greenways, and green corridors.

1,932 sqm green roof

Is Circus St within an air quality management area?

Yes

Has a green/staff travel plan been submitted or is it a condition of development?

 

Have all new developments at Circus St incorporated a reduction in CO2 emissions and reached targets set in SPD?

BREEAM Certificate details to be submitted for approval within six months of occupation

Is a % of power generated on site through renewables as per targets set in SPD?

138 kW Gas CHP 43 kWp Solar Voltaics 3,300kW efficient Gas boiler

% of new developments across the overall site with water efficiency measures? And have the SPD targets been met

Condition requiring 100% residential units to achieve a water efficiency standard using not more than 110 litres per person per day.

% Of new developments at Circus St with Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SUDs) installed?

100%

Did the developments at Circus St use sustainable construction materials?

BREEAM Certificate details to be submitted for approval within six months of occupation

What is Business start-up rates on the sites?

And % Of floor space occupied annually on sites and% of vacant floor space annually?

No data

Unimplemented planning permissions on sites

0

Number and percentage of employees by employment division on sites

No data

Percentage of vacant retail units at Circus St

N/A

SPD06 - Trees and Development Sites 2016 to 2017

Indicator

Latest Data

Number of Tree Preservation Orders (TPO's) Issued

6

Number of applications to fell trees

Preserved

Conservation Area

Total

 

58

96

154

SPD07 - Advertisements 2019 to 2020

Indicator

Latest Data

How many planning applications have been received annually for advertisements?

124

How many applications for advertisements are approved annually?

85 Approved, 6 Split Decisions

How many complaints does Brighton & Hove City Council receive about advertisements each year?

Data not available

Do advertisement boards/bus shelters/other illuminated signs use renewable energy?

Data Not Collected

SPD09 - Architectural Features 2019 to 2020

Indicator

Latest Data

The number of conservation areas de-designated, or parts of conservation areas de-designated, as a result of the loss of historic and architectural detail

0

Percentage of conservation areas where the loss of historic or architectural detail is considered to be a ‘significant’ or ‘very significant’ problem

18%; Six of the 33 conservation areas in the city are currently included on the Historic England ‘at risk’ register

SPD10 - London Road Central Masterplan

Indicator

Latest Data

Data Date

Net residential units.

0

2018 to 2019

Net affordable units.

0

2018 to 2019

Total amount of additional floorspace by type (m²)

A1:           -80

2018 to 2019
 

A2              0

2018 to 2019
 

A3:            80

2018 to 2019
 

B1a:          0

2018 to 2019
 

B1c:          0

2018 to 2019
 

B8:            0

2018 to 2019
 

A1/A3:      0

2018 to 2019
 

SG:            0

2018 to 2019
 

C2:             0

2018 to 2019
 

D1:            189

2018 to 2019
 

D2:             0

2018 to 2019

Total amount of employment floorspace on previously developed land (m²)

0

         

2018 to 2019

Number of vacant retail units

8

         

2018 to 2019

Number of long term privately owned empty properties brought back in to residential use

2

         

2018 to 2019

Annual mean concentrations of NO2 at monitoring sites C17, C18, C19, C21 and C23 (µg/m³) * readings are from diffusion tubes

C17

C18

C19

C20

C21

C23

2018

  53.9 54.7 39.2 40.7 45.8 43.1  

Average monthly traffic flow at counter sites: 74, 809 and 810: and average monthly cycle flow at counter site 959  (Figures given in; Yearly Average Daily Traffic Flow)

74

809

810

959

2018

  14,163 10,954 13,655 1,104

Total number of “All Crimes” recorded per annum – St Peters and North Laine Ward

4,104 (Total Crime)

2018 to 2019

Number of listed buildings within the area (grade 1 and 2*) and number on the ‘At Risk’ register

26 (1 At Risk)

2018 to 2019

Percentage of Super Output Areas in the St Peters & North Laine ward identified as being within the 20% most deprived SOA in the UK

20 percent (two out of ten)

2019

Major new developments achieving recommended Code for Sustainable Homes or BREEAM Standards

No new major developments

2018 to 2019

Major new developments with contribution towards a reduction in urban heat island effect

No new major developments

2018 to 2019

Major new developments with infrastructure and service improvements achieved through Section 106

No new major developments

2018 to 2019

SPD11 - Nature Conservation and Development

Percentage area of SSSI land in: a favourable condition, an unfavourable no change condition, an unfavourable declining condition or area part destroyed/ destroyed

62.5% in a favourable condition, 37.5% Unfavourable - Recovering

2018 to 2019

Amount and type of open space as classified in the Open Space, Sports and Recreation Study 2009 and amount of semi-natural green space per 1000 population

Amount and type of open space classified in the Open Space, Sports and Recreation Study published in 2009/10 AMR

1,008m² net created 2019/20

(Sustainability Checklist)

2019 to 2020

Amount of land under Entry level and High Level environmental stewardship schemes

Environmental Stewardship Agreement

2019 – 2642 hectares (120 hectares outside SDNP area)

(Sussex Biodiversity 2019)

2018 to 2019

Percentage of new developments increasing important or sensitive habitats identified in local  Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP)

Area of habitat in Brighton and Hove infringed by planning applications: 

Ancient woodland: 0.05ha Deciduous woodland: 0.27ha  Lowland meadow: 2.57

(Sussex Biodiversity Record Centre

2018 to 2019

Achievement of specified BAP targets

No change from previous years

2019 to 2020

Number and area of designated sites (SAC, SSSI, AONB, SNCI, LNR, RIGS) presented as a percentage of the total administrative area of Brighton & Hove.

Designated Site

Number

Percentage of area

 

National Park

1

44

2018 to 2019
 

LNRs

8

7

2018 to 2019
 

LWSs

62

7

2018 to 2019
 

SSSIs

2

2

2018 to 2019
 

SAC

1

1

2018 to 2019
 

RIGS

4

 -

2018 to 2019

Percentage of new developments with a green roof

20% new build residential applications approved with Sustainability checklist 2019/20 indicated green roof to be included

2019 to 2020

What parts of the coast are protected in Brighton & Hove

Areas protected are listed in 2010/11 AMR.

2019 to 2020

What percentage of new development has provided on-site public green space?

8% of new build completed with a sustainability checklist submitted provided an increase of open space

2019 to 2020

SPD12 - Design Guide for Extensions and Alterations 2019 to 2020

Number of times the SPD is viewed on the council’s website.

965 (Total Events)

Number (and percentage) of complaints relating to small scale residential  extensions submitted by residents in neighbouring properties due to perceived  impact of extension and/or interpretation of policy.  

Data not available

SPD15 – Toad’s Hole Valley 2019 to 2020

Total number of units of dwellings delivered (on site)

0

Number of units and % (of total housing units) delivered that are affordable dwellings (on site)

n/a

Number and % (of total housing units) delivered that are 3+bedroomed (on site)

n/a

Area (sqm) of B1 office space delivered (on site)

0

Area (sqm) of A3 floorspace delivered (on site)

0

Area (sqm) of D1 floorspace delivered (on site)

0

Area (sqm) of open space provided (on site)

n/a

Net housing density achieved (on site)

n/a

% of residential development incorporating SUDS (on site)

n/a

Number and % of residential development achieving CP8 policy target of 110l/p/day (on site)

n/a

Number of units and % of residential development achieving CP8 policy target of 19% energy reduction over Part L standards (on site)

n/a

Number of units and % non-residential development achieving CP8 policy requirement of BREEAM excellent (on site)

n/a

Reductions in CO2 emissions from transport within Brighton & Hove

2018: 290.4 kt CO2

2017: 300.4 kt CO2

2016: 301.3 kt CO2

Local CO2 emissions (DECC)

SQM habitat features added/lost (on site)

n/a

Local Plan Indicators

Policy

Indicator

Data

Year

Targets met/improved since last year?

HO1

100% delivery of the proportion of affordable housing provision identified for sites in Policy HO1

Circus Street 20% Affordable on residential element

2019 to 2020

No

HO1

As part of submission of planning applications, ensure that proposals include a sustainability statement

No approvals on Allocated Sites

2019 to 2020

Yes

HO13

100% of all new dwellings designed to lifetime homes standard

All applications required to be completed in compliance with Building Regulations Optional Requirement M4(2) (accessible and adaptable dwellings)

 

 

HO13

A proportion of all new dwellings on larger sites (or more than 10 new dwellings) should be designed to a wheelchair accessible' standard'

2019/20 – 100% full planning applications approved in the monitoring year, on sites of 10 units and over will be completed in compliance with Building Regulations Optional Requirement M4(3)(2b)

2019 to 2020

Yes

NC2, NC3, NC4

Draft ‘Protection and Integration of Nature Conservation Features in New Development’ Supplementary Planning Guidance by September 2004

The Nature Conservation and Development SPD was adopted 25th March 2010

2019 to 2020

Yes

HE1, HE2, HE4.

Bring identified vacant buildings/ sites back into use within three years (75%), five years (90%) Restore outward appearance of open land/ neglected buildings in historic areas, within two years (75%), within four years (90%)

11 buildings on the current English Heritage 'At Risk' register.

2019 to 2020

Yes

HE1, HE2, HE4.

The Conservation Strategy to be reviewed every three years and two conservation area appraisals or re appraisals to be produced each year

There were no conservation areas de-designated, or parts of conservation areas de-designated in 2019/20

2019 to 2020

Yes