Our intention is that Showcase Areas should:
Many individuals and businesses have development aspirations to deliver improved visitor experiences in the Lake District. We need to secure the cumulative benefits of individual development proposals to ensure these benefits contribute to the overall vision to deliver a world class visitor experience. We need to address traffic congestion and ensure that these new proposals contribute to the delivery of sustainable transport solutions and infrastructure to help relieve congestion and improve the experience for visitors.
We will identify areas where visitor pressure and development aspirations require a coordinated delivery approach and sustainable transport improvements – Windermere corridor, Keswick/Borrowdale corridor, and Ullswater corridor.
We will seek to secure developer contributions and/or management arrangements.
We will identify the broad location, development aspiration, and sustainable transport improvements in each Showcase Area.
We will support proposals for high quality sustainable tourism development and infrastructure within key visitor locations that deliver cohesive world class visitor destinations through key sites within the:
Where they would:
In order to fulfil the potential of Showcase Areas we will, where appropriate, seek developer contributions and/ or management arrangements to deliver:
Consultation closed on 29th June. Thank you to all of those who took part. Please keep an eye on our Local Plan homepage for announcements and feedback on the consultation
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