Town Plan published

‘Encouraging independent shops to maintain the individuality and market town image of Bridgnorth’ is one of the key priorities identified in the recently published Bridgnorth Town Plan, as are moves to create an arts centre in St Leonard’s Church and improvements to the town’s steps. The process has taken two years, but Bridgnorth’s first ever Town Plan was adopted by the town council at a meeting in December. Although the implementation of the plan is the responsibility of councils and other agencies, the actual production of the plan was firmly community-led by a dedicated group of volunteers. The main elements of the plan are highlighted in the form of an ‘action plan spreadsheet’ which can be viewed, along with the full town plan, on the website bridgnorthtown-plan.com. Hard copies can be viewed at Bridgnorth Library and at the Council Offices at St Leonard’s Close and Westgate.

A flyer with the summary of findings and recommended actions has also been widely distributed. The plan divides into key areas such as employment and training, the local environment and town appearance, sport, shopping and leisure facilities, housing, tourism, traffic and policing. There are also two separate areas for youth and business. Chairman of the steering group Ray Gill said: “The action plan is intended to focus attention on crucial areas that require action in order to produce a long term benefit for Bridgnorth.”

Share:

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on pinterest
Pinterest
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn
On Key

Related Posts

Vote for Broseley Festival

A local festival has been nominated for this years National Diversity Awards in association with ITV, which celebrates the achievements of grass root communities tackling

Lone walker raises funds!

Local business owner Nigel Parkin “walked alone” to raise funds for a local charity after the  cancellation of the much loved Bridgnorth Walk.  He created

Bands’ 30th anniversary

The team at WW! would like to send our very best wishes to Alveley Village Band in recognition of their 30th anniversary!  Like many other

Just pawfect!

A Bridgnorth dog trainer came up with a novel idea to raise money for the NHS and treat our furry friends at the same time!