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Shrewsbury Big Town Plan - Big Town Plan Vision and Framework

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Portfolio Holder for Economic Growth presented a report from the Head of Economic Growth on the Shrewsbury Big Town Plan vision and framework setting the aims, aspirations and vision for Shrewsbury now and in future.




i)             That Shropshire Council continues to be an active, lead partner in the Big Town Plan alongside Shrewsbury Town Council and Shrewsbury BID to coordinate the action planning and implementation of the development opportunities detailed with the Big Town Plan (Appendix 1).  This aligns with Shropshire Council’s direct involvement in the delivery of development opportunities, subject to the necessary financial appraisals, due diligence and necessary approvals.

ii)            That the Shrewsbury Big Town Plan – Final Draft be made available for public consultation for a three-week period.  A summary of this consultation along with the final version of the Big Town Plan to be considered at a future Cabinet meeting.

iii)           That the final version of the Big Town Plan (post public consultation) will form part of the evidence base to inform the emerging review of the Local Plan; and the principal of using the Big Town Plan as a material consideration in decision making on relevant planning applications can be established.

Publication date: 27/07/2018

Date of decision: 25/07/2018

Decided at meeting: 25/07/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 04/08/2018

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