Local Aggregates Assessment (LAA)

The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) requires minerals planning authorities to plan for a steady and adequate supply of aggregates. To achieve this consideration must be given to the outcomes of annually-prepared Local Aggregates Assessments (LAAs).

The LAA for Gloucestershire is made up of the following: -

  • information about the supply of aggregates and remaining reserves from mineral sites within Gloucestershire;
  • an analysis of future aggregate supply options affecting the county and a review of future demand; and
  • conclusions and recommendations for minerals planning purposes.

The latest Local Aggregates Assessment can be found here - 5th LAA for Gloucestershire.

The 5th version LAA covers the period between 01/01/2015 and 31/12/2015. It has been subject to targeted consultation with key parties including; all adjacent minerals planning authorities and the South West Aggregate Working Party (SW-AWP).

All previous versions and an initial baseline data report, published in 2013 can be found on the Evidence base for the Minerals Local Plan for Gloucestershire page.

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