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Your Views are Important

As part of the Local Transport Plan Cheshire East Council is taking a range of actions across the borough. To complement these actions, the Council is developing Town Delivery Plans that set out a range of scheme options that could be delivered to improve the transport network and support towns and surrounding areas.

The Local Transport Delivery Plans will identify where the Council should prioritise investment and seek funding for transport initiatives, with the overall aim of improving:

  • accessibility for all – considering all travel needs;
  • sustainability – improving walking, cycling and public transport;
  • quality of the public realm – managing traffic to support town centres and the visitor economy;
  • better neighbourhoods – improving amenity where people live; and
  • connectivity – the strategic links needs to access work, education and essential services, such as hospitals.

These plans focus on how the issues and opportunities identified in the Boroughwide Local Transport Plan Strategy relate to specific areas, setting out a range of options that could be delivered to improve the transport network and support the recovery of individual town centres in Cheshire East.

The Council is asking for  your views to ensure the right objectives and options are identified for each town and the wider area.

You can view and give your feedback on Local Transport Town Delivery Plans for each area in Cheshire East

This engagement closes on 31 March 2021. Following this period of engagement, feedback will be reviewed and schemes will be prioritised to shape the final Town Delivery Plans for each area of the borough.

Local Transport PlanYou will need to visit the Town Delivery Plans page and when you have read the introduction you can select Macclesfield from the tabs along the top of the page as Bollington is included in here.

You can then read through the five objectives and the various suggested schemes to achieve them.

Once you have read through them there is an option to take the survey (you can choose to click open in a new window so that it is easier to refer back to the relevant information on the page)

There are 14 questions about the plan and a few about yourself. All are optional.

Please have your say – your views are important. Thank you.

These are the Objectives discussed in the plan.

Objective 1

Improving access within the town centre and to the train station to support regeneration of the town

Objective 2

Improving access on key routes to Wider Cheshire, the Peak District the Potteries and Greater Manchester

Objective 3

Supporting access to education and employment sites such as Tytherington Business Park, Hurdsfield Industrial Estate, and Alderley Park

Objective 4

Supporting access for rural communities around Macclesfield to key services and employment centres

Objective 5 

Strengthening the transport network to accommodate development sites, such as LPS 13 South Macclesfield site identified within the Local Plan