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Evidence Base

The evidence base is a collection of documents in the public domain that have been used to inform and support the development of the Oakham Neighbourhood Plan.

Big Survey Documents

29th May 2017


Thank you to the 1,592 households and businesses of Oakham and Barleythorpe who took the time to complete the Big Survey. This equates to a 29% response rate. This is a fantastic effort. The documents related to the survey are below.

The RCC Local Plan is the plan for the future development of Rutland which is drawn up by the County Council in consultation with the community.  The Local Plan is currently under review see here.


The Oakham Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group has provided RCC with feedback on the draft Local Plan dated July 2017, using your responses from the Big Survey.  Our full response can be read here.

RCC have acknowledged our submission.



In addition, The Steering Group puts forward questions to Rutland County Council from both Working Group and Steering Group members to provide background information  


Click here to read Q&A's from November 2016

Click here to read Q& A's from December 2016 (Social Housing)





The RCC documents


Copies of answers to questions put to RCC Planners

Other documents relating to the freight growth impacting Oakham Railway Crossing





Transport EB
Network Rail EB
Housing EB
RCC Transport EB
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