This page brings together the different plans and data that have been produced concerning Knutsford. It is intended to be an open resource for those researching Knutsford, preparing planning applications and generally involved in preparing proposals for the town to ensure they are informed by the available data.
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KNUTSFORD NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN
The Knutsford Neighbourhood Plan is a statutory planning document which forms part of the ‘development plan’ for Knutsford alongside the Cheshire East Council Local Plan. Cheshire East Council must use the Neighbourhood Plan policies when making decisions on planning applications in Knutsford and it also contains a number of aspirations which sit outside the planning system.
KNUTSFORD TOWN PLAN
The Knutsford Town Plan was developed between 2008 and 2010 as a critical, in-depth survey of the views of the community.
It’s aim was to collect the opinion of the town to see how the town should develop over the next 5-10 years. It contains a wealth of information on the community’s views across a diverse array of subjects.
KNUTSFORD INFRASTRUCTURE LOCAL DELIVERY PLAN (2020)
This document provides additional detail to support the Knutsford Neighbourhood Plan and sets out a series of specific infrastructure improvements required to make cycling in Knutsford safer and easier.
KNUTSFORD CYCLE PLAN (2017)
The Knutsford Cycle Plan was prepared by Cycle Knutsford in 2017 alongside the Knutsford Neighbourhood Plan. It sets out the current condition of cycling in the town and the needs of the town to help promote cycling and collates responses to a 2016 consultation which identified the challenges facing Knutsford cyclists.
OPEN SPACES INVENTORY (2018)
The Knutsford Open Spaces Inventory was compiled for the Neighbourhood Plan in 2018 to log and categorise all significant green and open spaces in Knutsford.
OPEN SPACES ASSESSMENT (2012)
The Knutsford Open Spaces Assessment was prepared by Cheshire East Council and appraises the types of open space within Knutsford. It concluded that there is a shortage in outdoor sports provision, a lack of children’s play provision and that open space provision is generally poorer in the south west part of town.