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POLICY 22 - PROTECTED EMPLO YMENT AREAS

22.1 Within the Protected Employment Areas (mixed use) planning permission will be granted for B2 development. Permission will be granted for B1 development provided this does not result in an excess of 25% of total floorspace in the Protected Area at any one time. Planning permission will be granted for B8 use provided this does not result in an excess of 10% of total floorspace in the Protected Area at any one time.

22.2 Within the Protected Employment Area (B1 only) planning permission will be granted for B1 development only.

22.3 Proposals for development other than for business or general industry (B1, B2 or B8) will be resisted. However, all developments will be considered suitable if they meet the requirements of all other Policies and where:

  1. The premises31 can be shown to be obsolete for industrial, business AND storage use,

AND

  1. Evidence demonstrates that the premises have remained vacant for over four years (continuous);

OR

  1. There would be a significant benefit to the local economy.

OR

  1. The proposal is for the sale of goods manufactured or related to the manufacture of goods on the site and would be ancillary to any B1/B2/B8 activity (Policy 25).

22.4 Any developer permitted to use the site/premises for a use other than for business or general industry (with the exception of point 4 above) must provide a relevant contribution to the Brownfield Site Development Fund.

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