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Issues and Options for the Ipswich Local Plan Review

Question 65:

Representation ID: 24866

Received: 25/10/2017

Respondent: Jigsaw Planning

Representation Summary:

Currently the threshold for RIAs in the adopted Local Plan is 200 sqm for out of centre retail proposals. Asda considers that if this is to be increased at all then it should only be a modest increase. The requirement for retail impact assessments ensures an assessment of proposals, which are out with the Central Shopping Area and the District Centres, against the tests set out in the National Planning Policy Framework. This is vital to ensure that such proposals are correctly scrutinised and the relevant centres protected against unacceptable impact.

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Comment

Issues and Options for the Ipswich Local Plan Review

Question 66:

Representation ID: 24874

Received: 25/10/2017

Respondent: Jigsaw Planning

Representation Summary:

District Centres play a vital role within the retail hierarchy providing core facilities to the communities which they serve. Asda support the continued protection of the Stoke Park District Centre in the forthcoming LDF. The Asda store forms part of the District Centre along with a dentist, pharmacy and newsagent. The existing Local Plan (paragraph 9.123)states that District Centres are the more strongly performing centres and rely on a stronger convenience retail offer to underpin their function, vitality and viability. The Stoke Park Centre continues to meet this role and its continued allocation as a District Centre is appropriate.

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