Wakefield Masterplan

We are delighted to share with you the masterplan for Wakefield city centre.

The masterplan, which re-imagines the city centre for the future has been developed by architectural practice, Farrells (www.farrells.com) following the fantastic public response received from the two previous stages of consultation.

This is the final stage consultation and your last chance to have your say on the Masterplan before it is adopted by Wakefield Council.

The purpose of the masterplan

  • The masterplan is a vision document that supports the Local Plan which is to be adopted in 2022.
  • The masterplan sits within the context of the adopted and emerging statutory plans and relevant strategies for Wakefield city centre.
  • The document sets out the indicative projects to steer the physical development and economic growth in the city centre.
  • Each project will be further detailed and consulted upon before implementation.

The aim is

  • To enable high quality transformation of the city centre.
  • To contribute to Wakefield’s inclusive, biodiverse, sustainable and cohesive vision.
  • To promote the city as a key destination to create, live, work and experience.
  • Stimulate regeneration of the city centre through vibrant mixed use development proposals.
  • Help address issues of decline in the retail and business sectors within the city centre.