Homes and jobs are target.PLANS to build 7,600 new homes a year to help tackle the housing shortage in the North East were unveiled today by Ministers.
The target in the final version of the North East of England The East of England is one of the nine official regions of England. It was created in 1994 and was adopted for statistics from 1999. It includes the ceremonial counties of Essex, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Suffolk. plan published today is 128,900 new homes by 2021.
Aims also include new jobs and better transport and a new focus on environmental protection to cut carbon emissions in new developments, using water more efficiently and promoting recycling.
A long-term vision to deliver sustainable growth with a social and economic renaissance in the North East was set out by Communities Minister Baroness Andrews in the revised regional spatial strategy Regional Spatial Strategies (RSS) provide a regional level planning framework for the regions of England. They are not prepared in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland as planning is a devolved power. Wales has a Wales Spatial Plan which is arguably an equivalent. .
The plan focuses on increasing economic development within the Tyne & Wear and Tees Valley The Tees Valley is an area the North East of England. It can be described as "greater Teesside" and consists of the four unitary authorities created by the breakup of the County of Cleveland in 1996: Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland, and Stockton-On-Tees along with city regions including the Tyne River corridor, the River Wear corridor, Durham City Durham City could be:
An area in which deposits of coal are found.
an area rich in deposits of coal
Noun 1. areas.
The plan aims to create up to 73,000 new jobs in the North East by 2016 while 8,500 acres of land is identified for new business.
Land for growth has been reserved at key employment locations such as Newcastle Great Park, Newburn Riverside, Baltic Business Quarter, and West Hartford, Cramlington.