Chapter 4: Draft Vision
Introduction and Summary
4.1 The draft GESP vision is the route-map for the area, setting out overarching aims and how to achieve them through a series of priorities.
4.2 The draft vision for the GESP is set out below. It is divided into three parts. It describes the role of the plan as a strategic document, concentrating on the big issues over the long term. It gives a pen portrait of the kind of place we are trying to achieve, as a sustainable,
networked city region which is prosperous, inclusive and well on the path to being a carbon neutral economy. To give the impetus for achieving this, the vision identifies nine key priorities.
4.3 Draft policy GESP1 is an overarching policy recognising the importance of sustainable development and resilience in the future planning of the Greater Exeter area.