Masterplan Process 2013 – 2016

The Masterplan Process 2013-2016

2013 Stage 1: Social and Economic Appraisal

  • Census results analysis Consultation with community groups and agencies Assessment of disadvantage and need in the area
  • Stage 1 Report: Socio-Economic Profile 

2013 Stage 2: Social, Economic and Physical Appraisal

  • Consultation with residents,community groups, agencies and businesses in the area, determining what is needed
  • Stage 2 Report: Physical Social and Economic Appraisal

2014 Stage 3: Ideas for Regeneration 

  • Ideas on public display, with questionnaires to gather feedback. Feedback analysed and results published
  • Stage 3 Overview Report: Ideas for Masterplan Proposals and Actions 

2015 Stage 4: Refining the Regeneration Masterplan 

  • Building on Feedback from 2014 Focus on ideas raised as concerns by residents, deciding the best options for Cranmore and the East City area Questionnaires to gather feedback, results analysed and published
  • Stage 4 Overview Report:recommending key projects for final masterplan 

2016 Stage 5: Approval of Final Regeneration Masterplan

  • The final Regeneration Masterplan is made up of a series of projects - physical,social and economic. Funding has been secured for a number of the projects

There are three key elements of the Regeneration Masterplan 

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Regeneration Social Plan

Overarching goals of the social plan are to: 

  • Enable resilience within the community so that local people are better able to manage and respond to issues in their local area.
  • Resource the community, so that local people can avail of emerging opportunities
  • Stimulate a flourishing within the community so that local people have the capabilities to lead the sort of lives that they value and enjoy 

Addressing needs across the lifecycle:

The social plan is based on a life cycle approach,focusing on needs of people at various stages of life. 

Seven social regeneration intervention areas: 


  • Education and learning
  • Employment and training
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Family support
  • Community safety and housing management
  • Income adequacy
  • Sport and recreation Underpinned by three strategies:
  • Arts and culture
  • Community development and youth work
  • Interagency collaboration and engagement 

Regeneration Economic Plan

The economic plan is concerned with: 

  • Developing the local economy: microenterprise,social enterprise and community enterprise
  • Changing perceptions of the area
  • Enhancing the employability of people in the area
  • Stimulating inward investment into the area
  • Engaging the private sector in providing employment opportunities
  • Stimulating corporate social responsibility measures
  • Developing social benefit opportunities within public procurement
  • Five economic regeneration intervention areas:
  • Private sector employment
  • Local enterprise development
  • Incentivising investment
  • Public procurement
  • Perception

Regeneration Physical Plan 

  • The physical element of the Regeneration Masterplan is based on eight urban design objectives with a series of projects under each heading.
  • Funding has been secured for some of the projects.