Unitary Development Plan

Chapter 1 - Introduction

  • Purpose and Scope – Form and Content of the Plan
  • Public Consultation Process

Chapter 2 - Strategic Planning Background

  • General Overview
  • Strategic Planning Guidance for the NW Region and the GM Sub-Region
  • Trafford Key Priority Policy Areas for Action

Chapter 3 - Implementation and Resources

  • Implementation of the Plan
  •  Financial Resources

Chapter 4 - Monitoring and Review

  •  Monitoring and Review

Chapter 5 - Themes of the Plan

  • Introduction and General Justification
  • Part I Policy GP1 - The Themes of the Plan

Chapter 6 - Area Based Policies

  • Introduction and General Justification
  • Part I Policy A1 - Priority Regeneration Areas
  • Part I Policy A2 - Areas for Improvement
  • Part 1 Policy A3 - Areas for Protection

Chapter 7 - Environment

  • Introduction and General Justification
  • Part I Policy ENV1 - Flood Risk
  • Part I Policy ENV2 - Improving the Environment
  • Part I Policy ENV3 - Landscape Protection
  • Part I Policy ENV4 - Trees, Hedgerows and Woodlands
  • Part I Policy ENV5 - Community Forest
  • Part I Policy ENV6 - Areas for Conservation
  • Part I Policy ENV7 - Nature Conservation
  • Part I Policy ENV8 - River Valleys and Major Watercourses
  • Part I Proposal ENV9 - Sites of Importance for Nature Conservation
  • Part II Proposal ENV10 - Wildlife Corridors
  • Part II Proposal ENV11 - Nature Conservation and Assessment of Development
  • Part II Proposal ENV12 - Species Protection
  • Part II Proposal ENV13- River Valley Floodplains
  • Part II Proposal ENV14 - Tree and Hedgerow Protection
  • Part II Proposal ENV15 - Community Forest
  • Part II Proposal ENV16 - Tree Planting
  • Part II Proposal ENV17 - Protection of Landscape Character
  • Part II Proposal ENV18 - The Devisdale
  • Part II Proposal ENV19 - Special Landscape Features
  • Part II Proposal ENV20 - Skylines
  • Part II Proposal ENV21 - Conservation Areas
  • Part II Proposal ENV22 - Conservation Area Designation
  • Part II Proposal ENV23 - Development in Conservation Areas
  • Part II Proposal ENV24 - Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
  • Part II Proposal ENV25 - New Uses for Listed Buildings and Buildings in Conservation Areas
  • Part II Proposal ENV26 - Archeological Sites
  • Part II Proposal ENV27- Road Corridors
  • Part II Proposal ENV28 - Rail Corridors
  • Part II Proposal ENV29 - Canal Corridors
  • Part II Proposal ENV30 - Control of Pollution
  • Part II Proposal ENV31 - Wastewater Treatment
  • Part II Proposal ENV32 - Derelict Land Reclamation
  • Part II Proposal ENV33 - Contaminated Land

Chapter 8 - Employment

  • Introduction and General Justification
  • Part I Policy E1 - Overall Supply of Land for Development
  • Part I Policy E2 - Land for General Industrial Development
  • Part I Policy E3 - Land for Commercial Office Development
  • Part I Policy E4 - Land for New Technology Industry and Business Park Use
  • Part I Policy E5 - Hazardous and Bad Neighbour Industries
  • Part I Policy E6 - Tourism Related Development
  • Part II Proposal E7 - Main Industrial Areas
  • Part II Proposal E8 - Development Outside Main Industrial Areas
  • Part II Proposal E9 - Small Industrial/Nursery Units
  • Part II Proposal E10 - Main Office Development Areas
  • Part II Proposal E11 - Development Outside Main Office Development Areas
  • Part II Proposal E12 - Office Conversions
  • Part II Proposal E13 - Strategic Development Sites
  • Part II Proposal E14 - Major High Amenity Site - Davenport Green
  • Part II Proposal E15 - Priority Regeneration Area: Carrington

Chapter 9 - The Trafford Park Area

  • Introduction and General Justification
  • Proposal TP1 - Trafford Park Core Industrial Area
  • Proposal TP2 - Pomona Strategic Development Area
  • Proposal TP3 - Hadfield Street Industrial Improvement Area and Empress Street Conservation Area
  • Proposal TP4 - Cornbrook Business Park
  • Proposal TP5 - Wharfside Strategic Area
  • Proposal TP6 - The Village Business Park and Centre
  • Proposal TP7 - Electric Park Strategic Site
  • Proposal TP8 - Thompson Road Local Strategic Site
  • Proposal TP9 - The World Freight Centre
  • Proposal TP10 - The Trafford Park Ecology ParK
  • Proposal TP11 - Trafford Park Rail Corridors
  • Proposal TP12 - Barton-upon-Irwell Conservation Area and Industrial Heritage and Interpretation Centre
  • Proposal TP13 - The Manchester United Stadium Area

Chapter 10 - Trafford Centre and its Vicinity

  • Introduction and General Justification
  • Part II Proposal TCA1 - The Trafford Centre and its Vicinity

Chapter 11 - Housing

  • Introduction and General Justification
  • Part I Policy H1 - Land Release for Development
  • Part I Policy H2 - Location and Phasing of New Housing Development
  • Part II Proposal H3 - Land Release for Development
  • Part II Proposal H4 - Release of Other Land for Development
  • Part II Proposal H5 - Improvement of Houses
  • Part II Proposal H6 - Sub Division of Houses
  • Part II Proposal H7 - Accommodation for Elderly Persons
  • Part II Proposal H8 - Affordable Housing
  • Part II Proposal H9 - Priority Regeneration Area: Gorse Hill
  • Part II Proposal H10 - Priority Regeneration Area: Old Trafford
  • Part II Proposal H11 - Priority Regeneration Area: Partington

Chapter 12 - Open Space and Recreation

  • Introduction and General Justification
  • Part I Policy OSR1 - Open Space
  • Part I Policy OSR2 - Major Leisure Developments
  • Part II Proposal OSR3 - Standards for Informal Recreation and ChildrenÕs Play Space Provision
  • Part II Proposal OSR4 – Standards for Outdoor Sports Facilities Provision
  • Part II Proposal OSR5 – Protection of Open Space
  • Part II Proposal OSR6 – Protected Linear Open Land
  • Part II Proposal OSR7 – Improvement and Provision of Informal Recreation and Children's Play Space Provision
  • Part II Proposal OSR8 - Improvement and Provision of Outdoor Sports Facilities
  • Part II Proposal OSR9 - Open Space in New Housing Development
  • Part II Proposal OSR10 - Allotments
  • Part II Proposal OSR11 - Golf Courses
  • Part II Proposal OSR12 - Country Parks & Informal Recreation Areas
  • Part II Proposal OSR13 - Sale Water Park
  • Part II Proposal OSR14 - Recreational Use of the Bridgewater Canal
  • Part II Proposal OSR15 – Integrated Access Network for Trafford
  • Part II Proposal OSR16 – Protection of Access Network
  • Part II Proposal OSR17 – Disused Railway Lines
  • Part II Proposal OSR18 – District Outdoor Sports Stadium
  • Part II Proposal OSR19 – Other Major Sports Facilities

Chapter 13 - Shopping

  • Introduction and General Justification
  • Part I Policy S1 - New Shopping Development
  • Part I Policy S2 - The Trafford Centre
  • Part I Policy S3 - Improving The Main Shopping Centres
  • Part I Policy S4 - Local and Neighbourhood Shopping Centres
  •  Part II Proposal S5 - Development in Town and District Shopping Centres
  • Part II Proposal S6 - Development in Altrincham Town Centre
  • Part II Proposal S7 - Development in Sale Town Centre
  • Part II Proposal S8 - Development in Stretford Town Centre
  • Part II Proposal S9 - Development in Urmston Town Centre
  • Part II Proposal S10 - Local and Neighbourhood Shopping Centres
  • Part II Proposal S11 - Development Outside Established Centres
  • Part II Proposal S12 - Retail Warehouse Park Development
  • Part II Proposal S13 - Non Shop Service Uses Within Town And District Shopping Centres
  • Part II Proposal S14 Non Shop Uses Within Local and Neighbourhood Shopping Centres

Chapter 14 - Transport and Movement

  • Introduction and General Justification
  • Part I Policy T1 - Sustainable Integrated Transport Network
  • Part I Policy T2 - High Quality Integrated Public Transport Network
  • Part I Policy T3 - Pedestrian and Cycling Route Network
  • Part I Policy T4 - Maintaining and Improving the Highway Network
  • Part I Policy T5 - Sustainable Movement of Goods
  • Part II Proposal T6 - Land Use in Relation to Transport and Movement
  • Part II Proposal T7 - Relief of Congestion on the A56
  • Part II Proposal T8 - Improvements to the Highway Network
  • Part II Proposal T9 - Private Funding of Development Related Highway and Public Transport Schemes
  • Part II Proposal T10 - Transport and Land Use in Town Centres
  • Part II Proposal T11 - High Quality Public Transport Network Improvements
  • Part II Proposal T12 - Lorry Management Schemes
  • Part II Proposal T13 - Control of Lorry Parking
  • Part II Proposal T14 - New Rail Freight Facilities
  • Part II Proposal T15 - Inland Waterways
  • Part II Proposal T16 - Off Airport Parking
  • Part II Proposal T17 - Providing for Pedestrians, Cyclists and the Disabled
  • Part II Proposal T18 - New Facilities for Cyclists

Chapter 15 - Countryside

  • Introduction and General Justification
  • Part I Policy C1 - Green Belt
  • Part I Policy C2 - Other Open Land
  • Part I Policy C3 - Agricultural Land
  • Part II Proposal C4 - Green Belt
  • Part II Proposal C5 - Development in the Green Belt
  • Part II Proposal C6 - Building Conversions in the Green Belt
  • Part II Proposal C7 - Extensions to Buildings
  • Part II Proposal C8 - Protected Open Land
  • Part II Proposal C9 - Agricultural Land Holdings
  • Part II Proposal C10 - Agricultural Diversification
  • Part II Proposal C11 - Recreation and Tourism
  • Part II Proposal C12 - Horses

Chapter 16 - Minerals

  • Part I Policy M1 - Protection Of Mineral Deposits
  • Part I Policy M2 - Extraction Of Minerals
  • Part II Proposal M3 - Aggregate Minerals
  • Part II Proposal M4 - All Minerals - Exploration Criteria
  • Part II Proposal M5 - Mineral Sterilization
  • Part II Proposal M6 - Aggregates
  • Part II Proposal M7 - All Minerals Other Than Oil And Gas, Including The Reworking Of Spoil Tips
  • Part II Proposal M8 - All Minerals - Working And Restoration
  • Part II Proposal M9 - Standards Of Restoration
  • Part II Proposal M10 - Reclamation
  • Part II Proposal M11 - Modification Of Old Planning Permissions
  • Part II Proposal M12 - Provision Of Depots
  • Part II Proposal M13 - Oil And Natural Gas

Chapter 17 - Waste Disposal

  • Part I Policy WD1 Sites For Waste Disposal
  • Part I Policy WD2 Civic Amenity Sites
  • Part I Policy WD3 Waste Treatment And Recycling
  • Part II Proposal WD4 Disposal Sites And Treatment Facilities
  • Part II Proposal WD5 Waste Disposal And Environmental Protection
  • Part II Proposal WD6 Civic Amenity Sites
  • Part II Proposal WD7 Waste Recycling Facilities

Chapter 18 - Miscellaneous Developments

  • Part II Proposal MD1 - The Sinderland Road Development Area

Chapter 19 - Development Control Criteria

  • Part II Proposal D1 - All New Development
  • Part II Proposal D2 - Vehicle Parking
  • Part II Proposal D3 - Residential Development
  • Part II Proposal D4 - Industrial Development
  • Part II Proposal D5 - Special Health and Safety Development Control Sub-areas
  • Part II Proposal D6 - House Extensions
  • Part II Proposal D7 - Use of a Residential Property for Business Purposes
  • Part II Proposal D8 - Day Nurseries and Playgroups
  • Part II Proposal D9 - Hot Food Take Away Shops
  • Part II Proposal D10 - Advertisements
  • Part II Proposal D11 - Renewable Energy
  • Part II Proposal D12 - Telecommunications Development
  • Part II Proposal D13 - Energy Considerations in New Development

Appendix A - Regional Planning Guidance for the North West

Appendix B - Areas for Priority Regeneration, Improvement and Protection

Appendix C - Sites of Biological Importance

Appendix D - Local Nature Conservation Sites

Appendix E - Woodlands and Copses

Appendix F - Conservation Areas

Appendix G - Planning Brief For The Proposed Strategic High Amnety Employment Site At Davenport Green - UDP Proposal E14

Appendix H - Non Shop Uses Within Town And District Shopping Centres

Appendix J - Car Parking Standards

Appendix K - Local And Neighbourhood Shopping Centres

Appendix L - Affordable Housing Need In Trafford

A to Z of Council Services