Masterplan Questions

PUBLISHED: 12:52 23 April 2008 | UPDATED: 10:23 04 May 2010

Masterplan Questionairre 1. Do you support the proposal that Ely should seek to achieve benefits from smarter growth, providing for a better balance between housing, job growth and leisure/community facilities provision. Yes No 2. Do you agree that att

Masterplan Questionairre

1. Do you support the proposal that Ely should seek to achieve benefits from smarter growth, providing for a better balance between housing, job growth and leisure/community facilities provision.

Yes

No

2. Do you agree that attracting a much greater range of retail, leisure and employment opportunities should be an objective for future growth plans for the city.

Yes

No

3. The Masterplan report sets out a series of issues which growth in Ely would need to address to ensure the future sustainability of the city. Which of these issues do you think are most important and should have the higher priority?

Number them in order of importance.

Improving the entrance roads and gateways to Ely

Tackling congestion

Connecting the city with the waterfront

Integrating the new and the existing communities

Upgrading the shopping offer

Extending the leisure facilities

Greening the City

Broadening local employment

Widening housing choice

Are there any other issues which should be addressed?

4. The Masterplan sets out a number of proposals to help steer the future development of the city of Ely towards the vision of a 21st Century city in a superb natural setting. Do you support the following?

a) The Southern Link Road is seen as a key priority to free up Angel Drove for improvement and regeneration, to help reconnect the city with its railway station and to enhance this gateway to Ely.

Do you support this priority?

Yes

No

b) The Ely Masterplan places significant emphasis on improving local employment opportunities in the city with plans to increase the number of local jobs by some 3,000-6,000. Do you support this approach?

Yes

No

c) Do you think that shopping in Ely would be enhanced by:

Extension of the existing town centre shopping area into Waitrose car park and land occupied by the current Paradise Pool and Leisure Centre

Building of an out of town retail park on Angel Drove/Southern Link Road junction

Increased use of the Market Place for a wider range of markets, covered markets/events

Yes

No

d) Do you support the proposal for a northern growth extension for Ely, based on development of local neighbourhoods in a country park setting?

Yes

No

e) Do you support the proposal for leisure facilities on the Downham Road site on the western side of Ely?

Yes

No

f) Do you support the provision of a high frequency bus service from the northern growth area to the railway station as part of the 'smarter growth' for Ely?

Yes

No

g) Do you support the proposals for a "greener" Ely, improving links with the riverside area, creating a country park and a city wide cycling and pedestrian network?

Yes

No

h) Do you support the development of high quality mixed residential and office development at the Ely Station gateway?

i) Do you support the development of a major business quarter with office space for small and growing companies, leisure uses, and bulky goods retail park on Angel Drove/Southern Link Road?

Yes

No

j) Do you support the development of high quality housing, with some studio/office space for smaller businesses in the Lisle Lane area.

Yes

No

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