Over 100 people crowded into Winchester Discovery centre on Tuesday 13 June to think about what we can learn from experiences in Oxford and elsewhere.

At the end of the meeting “Movement in Winchester: learning from Oxford” on 13 June 2017, people were asked for the most important lessons they would to take forward into discussions about how to make it easier and more pleasant to move round Winchester. These are their lessons: 

Two linked public events to share ideas and test consensus on how to make it easier and more pleasant to move round Winchester town. Tuesday 13 June 7.30: Learning from Oxford; Saturday 1 July 10.30: Applying the lessons.

Traffic congestion was the biggest challenge identified by last year's conference Winchester: Thinking Ahead. The conference report said "Winchester will inevitably change – to manage it, we need to address movement – i.e. how people move about the city, including walking, cycling, public transport, traffic congestion as well as cars and other vehicles."

Following our public meeting on Tuesday 13 June "Movement in Winchester: Learning from Oxford" , this meeting considered what we want in Winchester town, and what we can learn from other places. 

A report scoring town centres for vitality shows that Winchester is not achieving the levels of retail vitality we could hope for given its median income levels. A traffic-free centre could well improve retail performance.

WinACC's response to the Silver Hill consultation April 2014.

A Winchester City Council event on planning and housing for you to contribute to developing the Local Plan Part 2, which will include detailed planning policies for the next 15-20 years.

A Winchester City Council event on planning and housing for you to contribute to developing the Local Plan Part 2, which will include detailed planning policies for the next 15-20 years.

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