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Annex 1: Key legislation and actions to deliver the strategies

Links to the strategies

Vision Theme: Spectacular landscape, wildlife and cultural heritage

Vision Theme: Vibrant communities and a prosperous economy

Vision theme: A world class visitor experience

Strategy 1. A world-class living cultural landscape of exceptional beauty

Strategy 1 contributes to Special Qualities:

  • SQ 1 - A world class cultural landscape
  • SQ 4 – Unique farming heritage and concentration of common land
  • SQ 5 - The high fells

Strategy 1 contributes to Attributes of Outstanding Universal Value:

  • Extraordinary beauty and harmony
  • Agro pastoral system

Legislation and actions to contribute to achievement of strategy 1:

  • Landscape Character SPD adopted by LDNPA 2021
  • Heritage Impact Assessment preparation guidance
  • Local Nature Recovery Strategy
  • Vehicle access on unsealed roads monitoring
  • Local Plan
  • Our Common Cause NLHF Project
  • Agricultural Transition Plan 2021-2024
  • Farming-led nature recovery

Strategy 1 contributes to Sustainable Development Goals:

  • 3 - Good health and wellbeing
  • 13 - Climate action
  • 15 - Life on land

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Strategy 2. Sustained distinctive and well maintained built and historic environment and landscape

Strategy 2 contributes to Special Qualities:

  • SQ 3 – Rich archaeology and historic landscape
  • SQ 9 – Distinctive buildings and settlement character

Strategy 2 contributes to Attributes of Outstanding Universal Value:

  • Towns and settlement
  • Villas, gardens and formal landscape

Legislation and actions to contribute to achievement of strategy 2:

  • Deliver the Historic Environment Strategy for the Lake District
  • More archaeological surveys over 5 year plan
  • Update the 2010 listed building at risk condition surveys
  • emove more sites from Heritage at Risk Register
  • Greenside Lead mine

Strategy 2 contributes to Sustainable Development Goals:

  • 12 - Responsible consumption and production

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Strategy 3. Wise use of geology contributing to local and national needs and demands

Strategy 3 contributes to Special Qualities:

  • SQ 2 – Complex geology and geomorphology

Strategy 3 contributes to Attributes of Outstanding Universal Value:

  • Local Industries

Legislation and actions to contribute to achievement of strategy 3:

  • Local Plan

Strategy 3 contributes to Sustainable Development Goals:

  • 12 - Responsible consumption and production

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Strategy 4. Improved water quality and resources in lakes, tarns, rivers, ground waters, and sea

Strategy 4 contributes to Special Qualities:

  • SQ 7 – Mosaic of lakes, tarns, rivers and coast

Strategy 4 contributes to Attributes of Outstanding Universal Value:

  • Extraordinary beauty and harmony

Legislation and actions to contribute to achievement of strategy 4:

Strategy 4 contributes to Sustainable Development Goals:

  • 6 - Clean water and sanitation
  • 13 - Climate action
  • 14 - Life below water
  • 15 - Life on land

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Strategy 5. Well considered tree and woodland establishment and improvement

Strategy 5 contributes to Special Qualities:

  • SQ 8 – Extensive semi-natural woodlands

Strategy 5 contributes to Attributes of Outstanding Universal Value:

  • Local industries (ancient semi natural woodlands)
  • Agro pastoral system
  • Local industries

Legislation and actions to contribute to achievement of strategy 5:

  • Local Nature Recovery Strategy
  • Undertake opportunity mapping to identify areas for planting that do not impact negatively on the historic environment and OUV

Strategy 5 contributes to Sustainable Development Goals:

  • 13 - Climate action
  • 15 - Life on land

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Strategy 6. Resilient and well-functioning habitats and wildlife

Strategy 6 contributes to Special Qualities:

  • SQ 6 – Wealth of habitats and wildlife

Strategy 6 contributes to Attributes of Outstanding Universal Value:

Legislation and actions to contribute to achievement of strategy 6:

  • Local Nature Recovery Strategy

Strategy 6 contributes to Sustainable Development Goals:

  • 13 - Climate action
  • 15 - Life on land

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Strategy 7. The continuation of the Lake District as a source of artistic, literary, and cultural inspiration

Strategy 7 contributes to Special Qualities:

  • SQ 10 – A source of artistic inspiration
  • SQ 12 – A long tradition of tourism and outdoor activities
  • SQ 13 – opportunities for quiet enjoyment

Strategy 7 contributes to Attributes of Outstanding Universal Value:

  • Sites and collection associated with the Picturesque and Romanicism
  • Early tourism
  • The ability of people to experience the spirit and feeling of the Lake District
  • Sites and collection associated with the Picturesque and Romanicism

Legislation and actions to contribute to achievement of strategy 7:

  • Deliver Historic Environment Strategy for the Lake District

Strategy 7 contributes to Sustainable Development Goals:

  • 3 -Good health and wellbeing

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Strategy 8. Engender a strong sense of pride and ownership of the local environment and its distinctive character

Strategy 8 contributes to Special Qualities:

  • SQ 11 – A model for protecting cultural landscapes

Strategy 8 contributes to Attributes of Outstanding Universal Value:

  • The ability of people to experience the spirit and feeling of the Lake District
  • Landscape conservation
  • Agro pastoral system (shepherd meets/shows and traditional sports –Local techniques of landscape maintenance)

Legislation and actions to contribute to achievement of strategy 8:

  • Farming Officer
  • Deliver Historic Environment Strategy for the Lake District
  • Our Common Cause NLHF Project
  • Agricultural Transition Plan 2021-2024

Strategy 8 contributes to Sustainable Development Goals:

  • 17 Partnership for the Goals

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Strategy 9. Improve air quality

Strategy 9 contributes to Special Qualities:

  • SQ 6 – Wealth of habitats and wildlife

Strategy 9 contributes to Attributes of Outstanding Universal Value:

Legislation and actions to contribute to achievement of strategy 9:

  • Local Nature Recovery Strategy

Strategy 9 contributes to Sustainable Development Goals:

  • 13 - Climate action
  • 15 - Life on land

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Strategy 10. Profitable land management, farming, and forestry industries maintaining traditional land based skills and sustaining our agro-pastoral farming system

Strategy 10 contributes to Special Qualities:

  • SQ 4 - Unique farming heritage and concentration of common land

Strategy 10 contributes to Attributes of Outstanding Universal Value:

  • Agro pastoral system

Legislation and actions to contribute to achievement of strategy 10:

  • FFNC Key Challenge Actions
  • Our Common Cause NLHF Project
  • Agricultural Transition Plan 2021-2024
  • Farming-led nature recovery

Strategy 10 contributes to Sustainable Development Goals:

  • 8 - Decent work and economic growth
  • 13 - Climate action
  • 15 - Life on land

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Strategy 11. Growing a sustainable Lake District visitor economy

Strategy 11 contributes to Special Qualities:

  • SQ 12 - A long tradition of tourism and outdoor activities
  • SQ 13 - Opportunities for quiet enjoyment

Strategy 11 contributes to Attributes of Outstanding Universal Value:

  • The ability of people to experience the spirit and feeling of the Lake District

Legislation and actions to contribute to achievement of strategy 11:

  • Vibrant communities and prosperous economy key challenge actions

Strategy 11 contributes to Sustainable Development Goals:

  • 8 - Decent work and economic growth

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Strategy 12. Access to services

Strategy 12 contributes to Special Qualities:

  • SQ9 - Distinctive buildings and settlement character

Strategy 12 contributes to Attributes of Outstanding Universal Value:

  • Towns and settlement

Legislation and actions to contribute to achievement of strategy 12:

  • Vibrant communities and prosperous economy key challenge actions
  • Cumbria Digital Infrastructure Strategy
  • Local plan

Strategy 12 contributes to Sustainable Development Goals:

  • 8 - Decent work and economic growth
  • 9 - Industry, innovation and infrastructure
  • 10 - Reduced inequalities
  • 11 - Sustainable cities and communities
  • 13 - Climate action

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Strategy 13. Access to a range of employment opportunities

Strategy 13 contributes to Special Qualities:

  • SQ9 - Distinctive buildings and settlement character

Strategy 13 contributes to Attributes of Outstanding Universal Value:

  • Towns and settlements

Legislation and actions to contribute to achievement of strategy 13:

  • CLEP campaign
  • Local Plan
  • Vibrant communities and prosperous economy key challenge actions

Strategy 13 contributes to Sustainable Development Goals:

  • 8 - Decent work and economic growth
  • 13 - Climate action

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Strategy 14. Availability and supply of a full range of housing types, sizes and tenures to meet local needs

Strategy 14 contributes to Special Qualities:

  • SQ9 - Distinctive buildings and settlement character

Strategy 14 contributes to Attributes of Outstanding Universal Value:

  • Towns and settlements

Legislation and actions to contribute to achievement of strategy 14:

  • Vibrant communities and prosperous economy key challenge actions
  • Local Pan / Housing SPD
  • Cumbria Housing Group, Cumbria Housing Supply Group

Strategy 14 contributes to Sustainable Development Goals:

  • 10 - Reduced inequalities
  • 11 - Sustainable cities and communities

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Strategy 15. A high proportion of housing in permanent occupation

Strategy 15 contributes to Special Qualities:

  • SQ9 - Distinctive buildings and settlement character

Strategy 15 contributes to Attributes of Outstanding Universal Value:

  • Towns and settlements
  • Sites and collections associated with the Picturesque and Romanticism

Legislation and actions to contribute to achievement of strategy 15:

  • Local Plan
  • Planning tool created, awaiting external testing
  • Vibrant communities and prosperous economy key challenge actions

Strategy 15 contributes to Sustainable Development Goals:

  • 10 - reduced inequalities
  • 11 - Sustainable cities and communities

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Strategy 16. Access to high quality amenity and recreation green spaces, public realm, public rights of way, and facilities

Strategy 16 contributes to Special Qualities:

  • SQ13 - Opportunities for quiet enjoyment
  • SQ10 - A source of artistic inspiration

Strategy 16 contributes to Attributes of Outstanding Universal Value:

  • Sites and collections associated with the Picturesque and Romanticism

Legislation and actions to contribute to achievement of strategy 16:

  • Sustainable travel key challenge actions
  • Lake District for everyone key challenge actions
  • Vibrant communities and prosperous economy key challenge actions
  • Cumbria Joint Public Health Strategy
  • Fix the Fells

Strategy 16 contributes to Sustainable Development Goals:

  • 3 - Good health and wellbeing
  • 11 - Sustainable cities and communities

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Strategy 17. Increased resilience to flooding

Strategy 17 contributes to Special Qualities:

  • SQ4 - Unique farming heritage and concentration of common land
  • SQ5 - The High Fells

Strategy 17 contributes to Attributes of Outstanding Universal Value:

  • Agro pastoral system

Legislation and actions to contribute to achievement of strategy 17:

Strategy 17 contributes to Sustainable Development Goals:

  • 11 - Sustainable cities and communities
  • 13 - Climate action
  • 15 - Life on land

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Strategy 18. Sustained major industries and provision of infrastructure outside the Lake District

Strategy 18 contributes to Special Qualities:

  • SQ1 - A world class cultural landscape

Strategy 18 contributes to Attributes of Outstanding Universal Value:

  • Extraordinary beauty and harmony

Legislation and actions to contribute to achievement of strategy 18:

  • CLEP
  • Cumbria Clean Energy Prospectus
  • Cumbria Nuclear Prospectus
  • Habitats Regulations Assessment required for any relevant projects

Strategy 18 contributes to Sustainable Development Goals:

  • 9 - Industry, innovation and infrastructure

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Strategy 19. Addressing workforce and skills gaps

Strategy 19 contributes to Special Qualities:

Strategy 19 contributes to Attributes of Outstanding Universal Value:

Legislation and actions to contribute to achievement of strategy 19:

  • Local plan
  • CLEP
  • Vibrant communities and prosperous economy key challenge actions

Strategy 19 contributes to Sustainable Development Goals:

  • 4 - Quality education
  • 8 - Decent work and economic growth

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Strategy 20. Supporting businesses with advice and access to investment opportunities

Strategy 20 contributes to Special Qualities:

  • SQ4 - Unique farming heritage and concentration of common land

Strategy 20 contributes to Attributes of Outstanding Universal Value:

  • Agro pastoral system

Legislation and actions to contribute to achievement of strategy 20:

  • CLEP Local Industrial Strategy

Strategy 20 contributes to Sustainable Development Goals:

  • 4 - Quality education
  • 8 - Decent work and economic growth

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Strategy 21. Energy efficiency, and reasonable fuel and energy costs

Strategy 21 contributes to Special Qualities:

  • SQ1 - A world class cultural landscape

Strategy 21 contributes to Attributes of Outstanding Universal Value:

  • Extraordinary beauty and harmony

Legislation and actions to contribute to achievement of strategy 21:

  • Climate action key challenge actions

Strategy 21 contributes to Sustainable Development Goals:

  • 7 - Affordable and clean energy
  • 13 - Climate action

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Strategy 22. An effective and integrated transport infrastructure supporting low carbon travel options

Strategy 22 contributes to Special Qualities:

  • SQ1 - A world class cultural landscape

Strategy 22 contributes to Attributes of Outstanding Universal Value:

  • Extraordinary beauty and harmony

Legislation and actions to contribute to achievement of strategy 22:

  • Sustainable travel key challenge actions
  • Cumbria Transport Infrastructure Plan

Strategy 22 contributes to Sustainable Development Goals:

  • 9 - Industry, innovation and infrastructure
  • 11 - Sustainable cities and communities
  • 13 - Climate action

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Strategy 23. Opportunities to discover, appreciate and experience a unique, rich cultural landscape

Strategy 23 contributes to Special Qualities:

  • SQ 10 - A source of artistic inspiration
  • SQ 12 - A long tradition of tourism and outdoor activities
  • SQ 13 - Opportunities for quiet enjoyment

Strategy 23 contributes to Attributes of Outstanding Universal Value:

  • Early tourism
  • The ability of people to experience the spirit and feeling of the Lake District

Legislation and actions to contribute to achievement of strategy 23:

  • Deliver relevant actions in the Historic Environment Strategy for the Lake District

Strategy 23 contributes to Sustainable Development Goals:

  • 3 - Good health and wellbeing
  • 10 - Reduced Inequalities

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Strategy 24. Ensure responsible visiting

Strategy 24 contributes to Special Qualities:

  • SQ 12 - A long tradition of tourism and outdoor activities
  • SQ 13 - Opportunities for quiet enjoyment

Strategy 24 contributes to Attributes of Outstanding Universal Value:

  • Early tourism
  • The ability of people to experience the spirit and feeling of the Lake District
  • Sites and collections associated with the Picturesque and Romanticism

Legislation and actions to contribute to achievement of strategy 24:

  • Deliver relevant actions in the Historic Environment Strategy for the Lake District

Strategy 24 contributes to Sustainable Development Goals:

  • 3 - Good health and wellbeing
  • 4 - Quality education
  • 10 - Reduced Inequalities

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Strategy 25. Provision of a diverse range of high quality accommodation to suit all budgets

Strategy 25 contributes to Special Qualities:

  • SQ 12 - A long tradition of tourism and outdoor activities

Strategy 25 contributes to Attributes of Outstanding Universal Value:

  • Early tourism

Legislation and actions to contribute to achievement of strategy 25:

  • Local plan
  • CLEP Local Industrial Strategy

Strategy 25 contributes to Sustainable Development Goals:

  • 3 - Good health and wellbeing
  • 8 - Decent work and economic growth

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