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International Advanced Manufacturing Park Area Action Plan

The International Advanced Manufacturing Park Area Action Plan (AAP) will form a statutory part of our new  Local Plan, which will set out how South Tyneside will develop and grow over the next 15-20 years and form the basis for the assessment of all planning applications and other development proposals.

IAMP Area Action Plan Examination

The draft International Advanced Manufacturing Park Area Action Plan, together with proposed modifications, was formally submitted to the Secretary of State and Planning Inspectorate on 6 February 2017 for independent examination.  The examination hearing sessions are expected to take place in early April 2017.

For all the examination news, see IAMP AAP Examination in Public

About the International Advanced Manufacturing Park

The  International Advanced Manufacturing Park (IAMP) is a joint venture between Sunderland City Council and South Tyneside Council in support of the Sunderland and South Tyneside City Deal proposal for a cross-boundary strategic employment site on land to the north of Nissan.

The IAMP is expected to draw in significant private investment into the region and create over 5,200 new jobs.


IAMP Area Action Plan

This Area Action Plan will set out the statutory planning policy basis and development principles for the proposed International Advanced Manufacturing Park (IAMP), including releasing the land required for the proposed development from the Green Belt.

Local Development Scheme (outline timetable as at February 2017, subject to change)

Submission and Examination

For all the independent examination news and full core document library, see IAMP AAP Examination in Public 

IAMP AAP Letter of Submission (6 Feb. 2017)185.49Kb

IAMP AAP Submission Statement (6 Feb. 2017)66.13Kb

Full Council Report - IAMP Area Action Plan Submission (19 Jan. 2017)74.36Kb

Schedule of Proposed Modifications to the draft IAMP AAP (Feb.2017)3.21Mb

Publication draft IAMP Area Action Plan incorporating submitted proposed modifications (Feb.2017)2.46Mb

IAMP AAP Infrastructure Delivery Plan (Feb.2017)838.73Kb

Sustainability Appraisal addendum (Feb.2017)1.52Mb

Statement of Compliance (Feb.2017)10.89Mb

IAMP AAP Schedule of Representations (Feb.2017)1.82Mb

IAMP AAP Consultation Report of Representations (Feb.2017)15.64Mb

Publication Draft IAMP Area Action Plan

IAMP Publication Draft Area Action Plan (August 2016)1.72Mb

IAMP Publication Draft AAP Policies Map (Aug.2016)4.08Mb

IAMP AAP Summary leaflet5.04Mb

Cabinet Report - IAMP Publication Draft Area Action Plan (20 July 2016)2.46Mb

Sustainability Appraisal non-technical summary879.92Kb

Sustainability Appraisal report6.48Mb

Habitats Regulations Assessment screening report1011.52Kb

IAMP supporting documentation

IAMP AAP Background Technical Papers (August 2016, updated February 2017)

Planning Policy899.82Kb

Commercial and Employment1.0Mb

Exceptional Circumstances for Releasing Land from the Green Belt4.46Mb



Flood Risk and Water Management1.21Mb




Utilities and Infrastructure369.83Kb

IAMP Green Belt and Site Options Selection Assessment (November 2015)

IAMP Green Belt and Site Selection Options consultation leaflet (Dec. 2015)847.47Kb

IAMP Green Belt and Site Selection Options (Nov. 2015)3.7Mb

IAMP Stakeholder Presentation (16 December 2015)515.52Kb

IAMP Landowners Presentation (16 December 2015)503.25Kb

IAMP Impact Study (September 2015, updated October 2016)

Impact Study Summary76.01Kb

Impact Study - Skills topic paper205.77Kb  and Skills update addendum196.73Kb

Impact Study - Displacement topic paper461.83Kb  and Displacement update addendum122.34Kb

Impact Study - Employment topic paper548.41Kb

Impact Study - Housing topic paper1.39Mb  and Housing update addendum851.75Kb

For more information

For more information and the IAMP's FAQs, please see  International Advanced Manufacturing Park.

See also  Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects and IAMP North East (external website)

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