Liverpool City Council Cabinet Gives Green Light to Anfield SRF
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Liverpool City Council’s Cabinet has given the green light to the Anfield Strategic Regeneration Framework (SRF) report at its cabinet meeting today (Friday 25 April).
The SRF was agreed in draft form by the council in February before being shared for public scrutiny at a series of events and meetings held around the Anfield area.
Now the public consultation has closed, and feedback considered, a revised draft of the SRF report was considered and agreed by the City Council Cabinet meeting on Friday morning.
The SRF sets out the planning framework for development in the Anfield area which could trigger a series of planning applications required to deliver the £260 million regeneration of the area.
Mayor of Liverpool, Joe Anderson said: “Following the announcement of Liverpool Football Club’s plans for the stadium development earlier this week, the agreement of the SRF is a further significant step in the process of delivering on our promises to the people of Anfield and the wider community.
“Today’s Cabinet’s approval shows that we are working tirelessly to deliver this important project and a brighter Anfield is coming.”
The Anfield project is being led by a partnership of Liverpool City Council, Liverpool Football Club and Your Housing Group.
Now the SRF has been formally agreed by the Cabinet, it will now be adopted into the Council’s planning policy as a Supplementary Planning Document, which will be used to guide the type and style of development permissible within the defined area.
The planning applications would cover proposed new developments such as new housing, business and retail premises, a hotel, new public space, a proposed expansion of Liverpool FC’s stadium and a range of new community facilities in the area, including in Stanley Park.