In order to find out how our area may change in the years to come, we’ve created a digital map documenting all the potential development sites in our boundary. These particular sites aren’t ones that we would love or hate to be developed, they’re simply sites that could be redeveloped in theory. This information will then feed into our site assessment process.
On Wednesday 25th September, AECOM visited the ACNF area to deliver their Planning for our Future! workshop. The workshop revolved around a presentation on the power and scope of neighbourhood planning, participants were then asked to identify their hot issues, particularly those with a spatial dimension which lead to the group identifying a corridor for master planning/urban design purposes around Luton Road road area (dotted black line on capture map within the AECOM report). The final question around developing a common vision to underpin any plan was a theme throughout the discussion and common threads that emerged included;
Please find below information on Chatham Town Centre Concept Masterplan and delivery please make any comments you may have as directed or alternatively make your comments to us and we can feed back your thoughts in our submission before noon 30th September 2019
The future of our town centres is a major concern and is an important area of work for the new localplan. The council is preparing policies for the town centres and High Streets across Medway, and leading on regeneration and investment programmes. It has commissioned work on town centre masterplans and delivery strategies to support both its local plan work and regeneration. Plans have been drawn up for Strood, Chatham and Gillingham. This document has been prepared for Chatham.