Council statement: Newsham Park

Lake at Newsham Park
Newsham Park - activities on the park will feature on the big screen

Council Statement: Newsham Park

It has come to the Council’s attention that information is circulating in the public domain which alleges that the Council had sought to build at Newsham Park.

The Council wishes to correct any misapprehension on this matter by making clear there are no plans for development at Newsham Park, as stated within the Council’s statutory ‘Local Plan’. The Council has a legal requirement to produce the ‘Local Plan document’ which must identify any sites being put forward for consideration for development. This document, approved by the full Council on 24 January for consultation and subsequent submission to Government, contains no proposals for current or future development at Newsham Park.

I trust this confirms the Council’s position on this matter.

Catherine Garnell
Assistant Chief Executive