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Newcastle East - Inclusive, Healthy, Vibrant High Streets - This consultation has now ended



Please have a look at our suggestions for the future of areas in the East End of Newcastle and have your say.

Newcastle has a number of local high streets in different neighbourhoods across the city. We know that some of these high streets are not doing as well as others, but we also know these high streets are vital to local communities and home to many great local businesses and community facilities providing goods and services for local people. 
This project brings together our space, communities, and businesses in the Inner East of the city. We are embarking into a transformation process where we’d like to see everybody involved in shaping the area where they live, work or visit and creating a better place for all. 
Over the next two years, we will develop an investment plan which will identify schemes to be delivered in the medium and long term. While doing this, we will test out ideas, start initiating changes and pave the way for the future, thinking about:
  • What is missing on our high streets? Let’s bring empty or underused shops back to life and make sure our high streets meet the need of local communities now and in the future
  • How can we improve public space so that it is more attractive, greener and accessible to all?
  • How can we create healthy streets, improve connectivity within the area, and make it easier and safer for people, young and old to walk, wheel and cycle?
We will document our journey, share stories with others and aim to use this pilot to develop a blueprint for other high streets in Newcastle.

How can I get involved?
We want local people, organisations and businesses to be involved. There will be opportunities to input at all stages to debate and shape the future of high streets. To get involved, visit our dedicated website for this consultation, which has information about what we're considering doing, a map for you to leave comments on, and the opportunity for you to have a look at relevant reports and research about the vision for this area. If you run a business in our target area and are interested in receiving business advice, support and grants, you can also read more about on this site.
Take part here: Newcastle East - Inclusive, Healthy, Vibrant High Streets

How can I get in touch?
You can sign up for updates when you leave your comments, or email the Council's project team at: 

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