Crewe Town Centre

'Your town, your choice' consultationyour town your choice logo

The Council is seeking the views of local residents and businesses on the future of Crewe town centre. 

The 'Your town, your choice' questionnaire should take roughly 20 minutes to complete. All those completing the questionnaire can enter into a prize draw to win a VIP family ticket for the 'Hollywood Special Effects Show' at the Lyceum Theatre.

The questionnaire covers a range of issues related to the future of the town centre including 

Artist's impression of what the Royal Arcade in Crewe could look like
  • the Royal Arcade site
  • proposals for a new bus interchange
  • the future of the indoor market
  • car parking
  • planning policy 

The 'Your town, your choice' consultation will close on Friday 31 July 2015. 

If you require a paper copy of the questionnaire please contact Ben Buckley in the Council’s Research & Consultation team on 01270 685890 or ben.buckley@cheshireeast.gov.uk.

Consultation events

Residents are invited to attend a consultation event to discuss the options and share their views, on Monday 13th July at 12:00pm at Crewe Lyceum Theatre. This will be followed by an evening event on Monday 20th July from 6-8pm at the Crewe YMCA on Gresty Road. 

To register your attendance at either event, please contact Amy Beasley on 01270 685705 or amy.beasley@cheshireeast.gov.uk

Background

In April 2015 the Council published its draft ‘Town Centre Regeneration Delivery Framework for Growth’, which sets out a vision for Crewe town centre and identifies how key sites could be brought forward for redevelopment.

The Framework outlines how the town centre can be transformed alongside new investments in the town centre, including the new Lifestyle Centre and the University Technical College which will both open in 2016.

Crewe town centre and the Royal Arcade

In April 2015 the Council acquired the Royal Arcade site which includes the bus station and 26 retail units along Queensway and Victoria Street.

Options for redeveloping part of the Royal Arcade site could include additional leisure attractions such as a new larger cinema, restaurants, a hotel, car parking and a remodelled bus interchange.

Car parking

The Council has committed to reviewing car parking pricing and strategy in Crewe town centre to encourage more people to visit shops and businesses and help create a more vibrant town centre.

Further details 


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