SAVE SEFTON PARK MEADOWS

The campaign to stop Liverpool City Council selling off the meadows of Sefton Park


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Have Your Say to Save Liverpool Greenspaces in new Draft Local Plan

Liverpool city council has started a 6 week public consultation, inviting public comments on its new draft Local Plan.

Read here the Liverpool city council press release: local-plan-llc-press-release-16916

These 2 diagrams are also given by Liverpool liverpool-local-plan-2018-2033-infographic draft-local-plan-fig1council to help understand how the Plan works.

The Local Plan is a legal planning document that Liverpool has to produce showing details of its 15 year development plan to 2033. Liverpool has a target to build 29,000 new homes, and the draft Local Plan sets out how they aim to do this.

We need a s many supporters as possible to demand that Sefton Park Meadows – and all Liverpool greenspaces – are protected in this Local Plan. Follow this link for a copy of the draft plan and  for How to Respond  forms:

http://liverpool.gov.uk/localplanconsultation

The council state that parks will be protected by this Plan – but we will continue to challenge their interpretation of the Meadows as NOT part of Sefton Park, which means they can still sell it off for housing, alongside other cherished and valuable greenspaces. PLEASE SEND IN YOUR COMMENTS. YOU CAN DEMAND THAT:

  1. SEFTON PARK MEADOWS BE PROTECTED FROM DEVELOPMENT AS PART OF SEFTON PARK.
  2. ALL LIVERPOOL GREENSPACES BE PROTECTED FROM DEVELOPMENT

The Draft Local Plan is 300 pages long!  Our campaign group are writing campaign-submissions-pdf to help you make yours.  We will keep adding to these questions over the next few weeks.

You may want to look at a hard copy. Copies and forms are also available, during normal opening hours, at:

  1. Municipal Buildings One Stop Shop, Dale Street
  2. LiverpoolCentral Library, William Brown Street
  3. All Community Libraries across the City

The Council press release states that “This six-week public consultation will seek feedback on a series of priorities to grow the city’s economy up to 2033, such as identifying and protecting land for jobs, retail development and housing.”

All comments must be returned to the city council by 5pm on Monday, 31 October, by one of the following methods:

Online-  Using the City Council’s Local Plan portal (link above)

email-  to Development.Plans@liverpool. gov.uk

post to-  FREEPOST RRUK-HRTT-LATT, Liverpool City Council, Planning and Building Control, Municipal Buildings, Dale Street, Liverpool L2 2DH.

MORE INFORMATION WILL FOLLOW THROUGH THIS 6 WEEK PERIOD. Watch this space!

Many thanks

Campaign Team