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Scottish Vacant and Derelict Land Survey 2008

DescriptionScottish Vacant and Derelict Land Survey 2008
ISBNISSN 0264-1143
Official Print Publication DateJanuary 2009
Website Publication DateJanuary 30, 2009

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National Statistics logoPLG/2009/1
A National Statistics Publication for Scotland
ISSN 0264-1143
ISBN 978 0 7559 7406 1
This document is also available in pdf format (688k)

Contents

1 Background to the Survey

2 Summary
Chart 1: Derelict and Urban Vacant land by local authority, 2008
Table 1: Derelict and urban vacant land by local authority area, 2008
Table 2: Derelict and urban vacant land by Local Enterprise Company area, 2008
Table 3: Total Derelict and Urban Vacant land by local authority area, 2002-2008

3 Derelict land: Levels and Location
Table 4 : Total Derelict land by local authority area, 2002-2008
Chart 2 : Total Level of Derelict Land in top 6 local authorities, 2002-2008
Table 5: Location of derelict sites by local authority and average site size, 2008
Map: Location of derelict sites in the Central Belt
Chart 3 : Derelict land as a percentage of local authority administrative area, 2008
Table 6: Derelict Land Characteristics, 2008
Chart 4: Derelict Land With Known Characteristics, 2008

4 Urban Vacant Land: Levels of Urban Vacant Land
Chart 5: Urban Vacant land by local authority, 2008
Table 7: Total urban vacant land by local authority area, 2002-2008
Chart 6: Total Level of Urban Vacant Land in top 6 local authorities, 2002-2008

5 Derelict and Urban Vacant Land: Previous Uses, Preferred Uses and Other Characteristics
Table 8: Previous uses of derelict and urban vacant land, 2008
Table 9: Primary preferred or intended uses for derelict or urban vacant sites, 2008
Table 10: Sites in Settlements: Date when vacant or derelict land was first identified, by local authority area, 2008
Table 11: Sites in the Countryside: Date where derelict land was first identified, by local authority area, 2008
Table 12: Development Potential of derelict and urban vacant land, 2008

6 The Reuse and Fall Out of Derelict and Urban Vacant Land
Table 13: New Sites identified since the previous survey by local authority area, 2008
Table 14: Derelict land reclaimed and urban vacant land brought back into use since the previous survey, by. local authority area, 2008
Table 15: Reclaimed derelict land and urban vacant land brought back into use since the previous survey, by. new use, 2008
Table 16: Sources of funding used for derelict land reclaimed and urban vacant land brought back into use since the previous survey, by local authority area, 2008
Table 17: Derelict land reclaimed and urban vacant land brought back into use at the Scotland level, 2002-2008
Table 18: Sites where the Vacant and Derelict Land Fund ( VDLF) was a funding source used to reclaim derelict land and bring urban vacant land back into use, 2005-2008

Annex: Consideration when interpreting the data
Annex Table A: Total Derelict and Urban Vacant land by local authority area, 1996-2001
Annex Table B: Vacant Land within Settlements of under 2,000 in population, 2008
Annex Table C: Derelict Land as a percentage of total area by local authority area, 2008
Annex Table D: Sites removed for definitional reasons, by local authority area, 2008
Annex Table E: Local Authorities NOT participating in the survey, 1996-2008

Scottish Government Statistician Group
Correspondence and enquiries

Presentation of figures in the bulletin

Throughout the bulletin:

a dash '-' is used to represent zero, and
an asterisk '*' is used to represent numbers between 0 and 0.5.

Availability of the bulletin

A copy of this bulletin and a set of tables in Excel format can be found on the Planning Statistics page of the Scottish Government Web site at: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Planning/Publications

Further information about what the Scottish Vacant and Derelict Land Survey covers and how local authorities are guided to enter site information for this return can be found in the Survey Guidance Document, also available on the Scottish Government Web site at: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Planning/DataSupplierArea