Local planning is effectively a collection of various planning policy documents which consider a wide range of important planning issues such as housing, employment, retail, the environment and transport.

More than 58,000 new jobs will be created across the Marches – and the economy grow by £8.7billion – under an ambitious new 20-year blueprint for success unveiled today.

A partial review of the local plan is consistent with the NPPF, which specifies in paragraph 153 that the local plan can be reviewed “in whole or in part to respond flexibly to changing circumstances”.

The present day Bradford Estates covers approximately 12,000 acres across Shropshire and Staffordshire and is home to farmers, residents and businesses.