The National Spatial Strategy (NSS) is a twenty year planning framework designed to achieve a better balance of social, economic, physical development and population growth between regions. Its focus is on people, on places and on building communities. Over the next 20 years the people, organisations and communities of the Mid-West Region wish to create a region of world-class excellence for working, learning, leisure and living.
The BMW Regional Assembly and the Southern & Eastern Regional Assembly have prepared a Gateway and Hubs Development Index report 2012.
The report is a summary of the findings based on a detailed assessment of the socioeconomic performance of individual Gateways and Hubs as designated under the National Spatial Strategy (NSS) 2002-2020. This series serves as both an update and progression of the Gateway Development Index (GDI), which was originally compiled and published in 2009. It builds upon the initial study using previously established domains and constituent indicators (or suitable alternatives where necessary and appropriate), while also expanding the Index to encompass the Hub towns for the first time. Accordingly, the Index is hereinafter referred to as the Gateways and Hubs Development Index (GHDI) 2012.
The Individual Gateways And Hubs reports are part of a series of ten assessing the socio-economic performance of individual Gateways and Hubs as designated under the National Spatial Strategy (NSS) 2002-2020. Below are the reports on both the Limerick/Shannon Gateway, and the Hubs report.
For more information please visit the following website at www.irishspatialstrategy.ie