Supplementary Planning Documents (SPD)

The following Supplementary Planning Documents (SPDs) provide supporting advisory guidance to our Local Plan and Local Development Framework development plan documents.

Sustainable Construction and Development

SPD1 Sustainable Construction & Development (Aug 2007)

Green Infrastructure Strategy

SPD3 Green Infrastructure Strategy (Feb 2013)

SPD3 Green Infrastructure Strategy technical appendices (Feb 2013)

Affordable Housing

SPD4 Affordable Housing (Aug 2007)

Planning Obligations and Agreements

SPD5 Planning Obligations & Agreements (Oct 2008)

Parking Standards

SPD6 Parking Standards (Dec 2010)

Travel Plans

SPD7 Travel Plans (April 2010)

South Shields Riverside Regeneration

SPD8 South Shields Riverside Regeneration (Aug 2009)

Householder Developments

SPD9 Householder Developments (Dec 2010 - revised Jan 2014)

Please see also:

Living in a Conservation Area: a guide for residents (Jan 2013)

Listed Buildings: a guide for owners and occupiers (Jan 2013)

Repair and Maintenance of Traditional Buildings (Jan 2013)

Conservation Area Management Plans and Character Appraisals

SPD10 Westoe CAMP (Aug 2007)

SPD11 West Boldon CAMP (Aug 2007)

SPD12 Whitburn CAMP (Aug 2007)

SPD13 St. Paul's CAMP (Aug 2007)

SPD14 Cleadon CAMP (April 2009)

SPD15 East Boldon CAMP (April 2009)

SPD16 Hebburn Hall CAMP (April 2009)

SPD17 Monkton CAMP (March 2010)

SPD18 Cleadon Hills CAMP (April 2009)

SPD19 Mill Dam CAMP (March 2010)

SPD20 Mariners' Cottages CAMP (March 2010)

For more information please see Conservation Areas and Character Appraisals

Local List


The Local List was last updated in 2023. For more information, please see South Tyneside's Local List.

The Council published guidance for people wishing to make changes to locally listed buildings when it was previously updated in 2011.

These documents are no longer Council policy, but there is some useful advice that could help if you want to make changes to your property.

SPD21 Locally Significant Heritage Assets (Nov 2011)

SPD21 Local List technical appendices

Please see also:

Hot Food Takeaways and Health

SPD22 Hot Food Takeaways and Health (November 2017)

National Child Measurement Programme data 2021 to 2022

Mitigation Strategy for European Sites (Recreational Pressure from Residential Development) 

Interim Supplementary Planning Document 23 - Mitigation Strategy for European Sites

South Tyneside interim HRA and SPD - Report 1 - HRA of growth options - consultation

South Tyneside interim HRA and SPD - Report 2 - mitigation strategy - consultation

SPD 23 Adoption Statement

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