Groups facing complex issues such as allocating sites for development or including design codes in their neighbourhood plan, such as is the case with the  DDNP can apply for a technical support grant by AECOM. We were successful in securing a grant, and AECOM produced the following documents on our behalf: 

Associated Documents

AECOM Housing Needs Assessment (July 2019)

  • This assessment provides vital evidence to help understand the expected demand for housing in our neighbourhood plan area over the period of the plan (usually around 20 years)


AECOM Design Codes

  • This document, produced by professional urban designers explores local areas and to produce bespoke rural design guides, or codes, for potential development or regeneration sites.


AECOM Site Options and Assessments Report 

  • This document assesses the 35 sites put forward for possible development

South Norfolk Council's Place Making Guide

The purpose of the South Norfolk Place-Making Guide Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) is to promote and secure high quality design in new development within South Norfolk. It also makes clear what we expect when deciding planning applications


Steering Group Meeting Minutes

January 2020

February 2020

January 2019

February 2019

March 2019

April 2019

May 2019

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December 2019


c/o Diss Town Council

11-12 Market Hill

Diss, Norfolk, IP22 4JZ