Issue details

OD/18/20 Sustainability Appraisal Ipswich Local Plan

The Council is currently in the process of progressing the Local Plan review, which will help to deliver growth within the borough including homes, employment land, and regeneration within the town centre within the plan period (2016 - 2036).


A sustainability appraisal is needed for the Local Plan in its draft format and prior to formal submission to the Secretary of State for examination.

Quotes were received from Arcadis, Aecom and Essex Place Services. These firms were approached due to their experience in the field of Sustainability Appraisal.


Essex Place Services offered the best tender in terms of overall package for a total fee of £20,100.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 11/09/2018

Decision due: 10 Sep 2018 by Officer Decision

Consultation process

Internal Consultees: Planning Policy Officers and procurement.