Economy, employment and business

Area-specific employment evidence base documents

You can find our area-specific studies and background papers about the local economy, employment, business and retail below.

Documents for adopted Supplementary Planning Documents (SPDs) and Area Action Plans (AAPs)

The following background papers provide a rationale for our adopted and emerging planning polices and guidance for the local economy, employment and business:

Old Kent Road

The Old Kent Road Employment Study was prepared with the Greater London Authority to establish who works in the Old Kent Road Opportunity Area, what sectors of industry they operate in and what their future aspirations are.

Part two of our Borough-wide Employment Land Review (ELR) focuses specifically on the Old Kent Road Opportunity Area. You can find Part 1 of the ELR on our borough-wide section of our employment evidence base webpage.

London Southbank University High Street Surveys

In 2015, London Southbank University (LSBU) was commissioned to carry out studies of our high streets. The studies have a borough-wide overview and summary, which can be found on our borough-wide employment evidence base page.

The studies on each individual high street can be found below:

Page last updated: 07 June 2019