Melton Borough Council

Opportunity to have your say on the Open Spaces within Melton Mowbray.

Published Tuesday, 14th July 2020

Residents of the Melton Mowbray are being asked to share their views on open spaces within the town.

The consultation will run from 20 July 2020 until 31 August 2020 and will help to shape the new Open Spaces Strategy and Action Plan.

The purpose of the Open Spaces Strategy and Action Plan is to evaluate the quantity and quality of existing Open Spaces and to identify any future provision required. The Action Plan will outline how suggested developments to Open Spaces can be achieved and which existing areas could be improved upon, to maintain and increase the good and outstanding provisions within the town.

Cllr Higgins, Deputy Leader of the Council, said “The Open Spaces Strategy and Action Plan will help inform decision making for the maintenance and possible development of open spaces within the town, such as parks and play areas. This consultation gives residents the opportunity to have their say and help to shape the open spaces right across the town. I look forward to seeing the findings from the consultation”.

A consultation event will take place via Zoom, on 6 August from 5pm – 7pm. The event will include a short presentation starting at 5pm and a Q&A session will follow, giving the opportunity to pose questions to the Consultants and Officers involved in the production of the Strategy. You can join the Zoom meeting by using the following details: Meeting ID - 817 3759 5587, Password - 349159.

Alternatively, you can take part in the consultation by completing a short online questionnaire at https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/Open-Spaces-Strategy, or by completing the Comments Form which can be downloaded at www.meltonplan.co.uk/open-spaces-strategy, paper copies are available upon request, please contact us to make arrangements.

 

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For more information please contact:

Email: planningpolicy@melton.gov.uk