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Working with the community 

The council recognises the vibrancy and character of Church Street and the importance of involving the local community in any changes in the area. 

It is important to us that we work closely with residents, businesses and neighbours as we work on projects in and around Church Street. 




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What's important to you:  

Putting resident engagement is at the heart of our plans. Through listening and engaging with local people we understand what really matters to you:


  • Genuinely affordable homes
  • Better quality and design 
  • Safe and secure  
  • Neighbourhoods designed to keep a sense of community 
  • Family sized homes 
  • Accessible for people with disabilities 

Health and wellbeing

  • Better access to health services
  • More and better public spaces
  • Affordable exercise facilities
  • Cleaner environment 
  • Age specific facilities and activities

Shops and markets

  • Keep the market and make it better
  • Greater range of stalls in the market
  • Improve cleanliness of the market and improve its management
  • Better facilities like refuse and storage for market traders 
  • Make it more affordable for local businesses to operate in the area

Getting around

  • Better cycle lanes 
  • Give pedestrians priority 
  • Reduce traffic 
  • More parking and better parking controls



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