A public consultation on the proposed transformation of 125 acres of former docklands in Liverpool has begun.
The event is inviting feedback on the draft masterplan which includes establishing a creativity district in the Ten Streets area of north Liverpool.
Liverpool City Council’s cabinet have approved the draft Spatial Regeneration Framework (SRF) and the public consultation will be at the Titanic Hotel in Stanley Dock, which lies within the city’s World Heritage Site.
There will also be a series of public roadshow events to be held across the city at FACT on Tuesday 24, October from 12pm to 6pm and RIBA, Mann Island on Monday, 6 November from 12pm to 6pm.
The draft Ten Streets SRF will also be available online to view on the Ten Streets website with feedback forms available to collate comments. The deadline for responses will be Tuesday, 21 November.
Joe Anderson, Mayor of Liverpool, said: “Ten Streets has phenomenal potential to transform North Liverpool and the city’s future economy. This new framework document will no doubt be of huge interest to everyone who wants to see the transformation of this part of north Liverpool and the public consultation will be critical to shaping its direction.”
The proposed creativity district lies within the poorest ward in the UK – Kirkdale – has the potential for up to 1 million square foot of development and the council is keen to attract creative companies and enterprises to flourish alongside artistic organisations.
As a predominantly creative and employment district, the proposals for Ten Streets is designed to complement other emerging employment areas like the Knowledge Quarter and Liverpool Waters.