Published: 5th Aug 2020

North Tyneside Council is to launch a consultation on a draft masterplan to revitalise North Shields town centre. The council’s ‘Ambition for North Shields and the Fish Quay’ masterplan, which is a key part of the wider ‘Ambition for North Tyneside’ strategy, sets out proposals to create a smaller, more vibrant and connected town centre as and when funding becomes available. The aim is to combine living, working and retail and transform the town centre into a family-friendly destination as well as connecting it to an increasingly vibrant Fish Quay. This will be supported by improving public transport, walking and cycling connections and enhancing the built environment and public spaces to host events and festivals. At a cabinet meeting earlier this week (3 August), councillors agreed that the masterplan will be used to consult with residents, businesses and stakeholders. Further details about the consultation will be announced in the coming … (To read the full article, subscribe below)