Date issued: 18 January 2019
Colchester Borough Council’s flagship mixed-use development at Northern Gateway moves another step closer to delivery, with the submission of a planning application scheduled for February 2019.
The scheme, proposed for land south of Axial Way has been carefully designed to comprise high-quality residential areas, modern innovative business premises and accessible, community focused public spaces, centred around a boulevard spanning the development and linking the new infrastructure of roads, footpaths and cycle routes.
A series of pre-planning consultation events are taking place this month. Residents and interested parties are encouraged to attend to submit their views on the exciting proposals.
Come and talk to the project team at the following venues:
- St Johns & Highwoods Community Centre on 23 January 2019, 3pm - 5pm
- Colchester Rugby Club, Mill Road on 23 January 2019, 5pm - 7pm
- Myland Parish Halls, Mile End Road on 26 January 10am - 12pm
The display material will also be available to view at the below venues:
- Camulos Academy Reception, 21 – 23 January 2019
- Colchester Town Centre Library & Community Hub, 24 – 25 January 2019
Councillor Nick Barlow, Colchester Borough Council Portfolio Holder for Commercial Services, said: “These exciting proposals align strongly with many of the key aims of Colchester Borough Council, creating opportunities for residents and visitors to enjoy healthy, active lifestyles, and enabling businesses to flourish as part of this new community.
“The development will also aim to provide world-class digital connectivity, plus instant access to the regional transport network, showcasing high-quality contemporary urban design. It will combine quality green credentials with a highly desirable environment creating an aspirational place for living, playing, working and doing business.”