York Foot Streets Update

Email from City of York Council:

Good afternoon,

You are receiving this email as you have responded to previous engagement over accessibility in the city centre, or contacted us directly about the impact of recent extensions to the pedestrianised footstreets.

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Executive paper – Recovery and Renewal Update

I wanted to highlight references to the footstreets and potential investment in improved accessibility in the city centre contained with the Recovery and Renewal Update being considered at next Thursday’s Executive meeting.

The Executive will be asked to consider extending the existing arrangements in line with government extension to pavement café licence guidance. It will also consider a number of recommendations including investment in additional dropped kerbs and increased grants to Shopmobility and Dial a Ride which will improve access whatever the outcome of the ongoing review of access to the city centre.

This is not the result of the consultation over the Blue Badge exemption in the footstreets, or the wider review of access to the city centre. These will be considered together at November’s Executive.

You can read our press release here

You can read the Recovery and Renewal Update – August report here

I have also pasted the report content below my signature.  

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Please note that our registration deadlines have changed to 2 working days before the meeting, in order to facilitate the management of public participation at our meetings.  The deadline for registering at this meeting is 5:00pm on Tuesday, 24 August 2021. 

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Many thanks,

Gareth Wilce | interim head of communications

City of York Council  | Communications

West Offices  | Station Rise | York YO1 6GA

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