On this page you will find various resources that have been produced by FEP either as the results of research and projects; or consultation submissions as appropriate; or the various stakeholder documents. We have also attached links to useful external research and reports on the issues that affect the economic future of the Forest of Dean District. These are provided as a matter of record. 

This page is a work in progress and continually updated, if there is anything you specifically want to see but cannot find please email your request to 

Research and Reports

SWOT Analysis

Our SWOT analysis is being refreshed for 2024, any new feedback will inform the Forest of Dean District Council’s new Sustainable Economy Strategy. The March stakeholder meeting will be an opportunity to let us know what you think needs to be included, however if you cannot make it and would like to contribute, please email your feedback to Access the SWOT here

Considering the Forest of Dean as a Biosphere Reserve

Digital Connectivity

Rural Transport

Consultation Responses

Consultation responses to:

Other Publications

CIC Board Meeting Minutes

These are freely available by request by contacting

Stakeholder Meetings

Stakeholder presentations:

Please note that Sub-group meetings are closed meetings which report back to the Stakeholders. These notes are only circulated amongst members