Cheshire East Council Consultations

Welcome to Cheshire East Council's Consultation portal - please browse our current consultations below.

Cheshire East Digital Panel

The purpose of the Digital Influence Panel is to involve anyone and everyone who lives in the borough in our consultations and surveys. Digital Influence Panel members will receive regular emails inviting them to complete consultations and surveys.

Current consultations

Consultations are listed by closing date - those closing soonest are listed at the top.

Brooks Lane Masterplan

Residents, businesses and stakeholders in Middlewich are asked to comment on the Brooks Lane Draft Development framework. The Brooks Lane site is allocated as a ‘strategic location’ in the Local Plan Strategy and is one of a number of sites earmarked for new homes and employment. The council intends to adopt the development framework as ‘supplementary planning guidance’ following the consultation.  This guidance would then be considered when making decisions on planning applications affecting the site.

The draft development framework will be available for public viewing and two drop-in events will be held at Middlewich Community Church, Brooks Lane, on:

  • Wednesday 23 January (5pm–8pm)
  • Monday 28 January (5pm–8pm)

The consultation will close at 5pm on 25 February 2019

All Age Autism Strategy Consultation

Cheshire East Council, along with our partners, have developed an All Age Autism Strategy. This sets out the vision, ambitions, and commissioning intentions for people who in Cheshire East of all ages who experience autism in their lives. The main aim of the strategy is to ensure that all individuals can live a healthy, happy and independent life with choice and control over the care that they receive.

We would now like your feedback on this draft strategy.

The consultation will close at 5pm on 4 March 2019.

Falls Prevention Strategy Consultation

Every year older people in Cheshire East fall and injure themselves, sometimes severely. Often the fall results in the person needing to stay in hospital, and can permanently reduce their health and wellbeing.

Cheshire East Council, Eastern Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group, South Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group, and partners, have drafted a Falls Prevention Strategy which outlines the approach to falls prevention that will be taken within Cheshire East over the next three years.

We would now like your feedback on this draft strategy.

The consultation will close at 5pm on Friday 8 March 2019.

Macclesfield Town Centre – Strategic Regeneration Framework Consultation

Cheshire East Council is committed to securing the sustainable success of Macclesfield Town Centre and has commissioned consultants to draft a Strategic Regeneration Framework ( SRF ), to guide and co-ordinate its future regeneration.

The purpose of the  SRF is to set out a clear vision, principles and key objectives for the future regeneration of the town centre, and  to provide the confidence needed to bring forward investment, jobs and economic growth.

The  SRF is currently at draft stage and further work will be undertaken to refine it and to develop further the action plan within it in response to this consultation. We would now like your feedback on this document.

The consultation will close at 5pm on 13 March 2019.

The council will also be hosting a drop-in event as part of this consultation, where you will be able to talk with members of the consultant team and council officers about the SRF if you wish to. This event will be held between 10am and 3pm at Unit 8 (previously Clarks Kids) in the Grosvenor Centre, Macclesfield on Saturday 16 February 2019.

Future Options for Care4CE 

Care4CE is the councils’ internal adult social care provider and provides services to a cross section of society.  The services currently operated by Care4CE are Day Opportunities, Supported Living, Short Breaks, Dementia Reablement, Mental Health Reablement and Shared Lives. The objective of this consultation is to seek the views of residents, service users, carers, staff and anyone else with an interest in Care4CE on the future ways of delivering services.

As part of the consultation four public meetings will be held to give people the opportunity to hear more about the options and provide feedback. These will be in addition to focus groups for staff, service users and carers - all of whom will be communicated with directly by the service.

The public meetings will be held on the following dates and times, each meeting is expected to last approximately 90 minutes.  Please report to reception on arrival, there will be a presentation on the options, followed by a discussion and an opportunity to ask any questions you may have.  If you would like to attend a meeting, please register via email at

  • Macclesfield Old Town Hall, 7 February 2019, a meeting at 13:00 and another at 17:00 
  • Crewe Municipal Building, 21 February 2019, a meeting at 13:00 and another at 17:00

The consultation will close at 5pm on Friday 15 March 2019.

On-going consultations

Countryside parks and rangers service

If you have recently attended one of the Ranger Service events or visited one of the sites we manage, we really want to hear from you. Please help us to improve our sites and events by completing our two surveys.


Search for individual planning applications to make your comments.


Consult on license applications for sale of alcohol, entertainment, gambling premises and street trading and others.

Public notices

Give notice of consultations or information relating to changes.