Shaping Places

Theme 4: Sustainable growth and infrastructure

We want to ensure we are utilising our assets in the best way and encourage growth of the town and wider borough. Alongside this, we want to take positive actions to tackle climate change and enhance our waterways and green spaces within Melton.

Focus Area Key actions 
Maximise the value of our assets 
  • Development of a business case to establish feasibility for use of Parkside as a second GP practice
  • Delivery of a wider asset development programme to reduce costs, secure income and facilitate homes and jobs
  • Adopting and delivering the Asset Management Plan
Securing the right infrastructure to enable sustainable growth
  • Continued support to delivery of the MMDR, facilitating the development of the Northern and Southern Sustainable Neighbourhoods
  • Explore opportunities with partners to support investment in waterways and green infrastructure
  • Lobby utility partners to develop infrastructure solutions to support the planned growth
  • Deliver demand responsive transport project in partnership with Rutland, through the Levelling Up Funding
Ensuring Planning Policy and Development support sustainable growth 
  • Complete Local Plan Review and respond to updated National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF)
  • Ensure planning development is effectively resourced to manage demand and deliver good quality outcomes
  • Implement Planning Enforcement Policy and take action where required to address local concerns
Delivering a net zero borough
  • Adopt Climate Change Strategy
  • Prepare and deliver an action plan to reduce the council’s carbon emissions through service delivery
Last updated 19 April 2024
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Theme four Parkside offices, countryside river and a housing estate

Theme four country road, solar panels on roof and bus on country road