The Open Space and Recreation Study provided important evidence for policies and proposals in the Local Development Framework.

There are many valuable open spaces across North Norfolk and those that are within development boundaries may be subject to pressure from residential development. Important open spaces within settlements have therefore been designated to protect their current use and the visual and amenity contribution they make. Further detail on this can be found in Policy CT1 and Appendix A of the North Norfolk Core Strategy.

In order to inform this, a study was undertaken to gather information on the needs and opportunities relating to open space and recreation in the District.

The final study was completed in July 2006 and can be viewed below: