The survey will ask for your views on information in our exhibition boards that describe the emerging city masterplan. It is well worth taking a look at the boards before you start, or you can take a look as you go. You can view the full boards here.
View the exhibition board, Current challenges
Hereford can be difficult to get into and around, whether on foot, by bike, by car, bus or train.
View the exhibition board, Getting into and around the city
Our vision for Hereford’s transport in the future includes:
Streets, roads and neighbourhoods that feel safe and inviting for our residents, their families, and visitors to walk, wheel and cycle more.
A diverse bus service which serves the wide-ranging needs of the people in our city and our towns and villages.
A rail station and public transport interchange that:
Improving local access to the rail network.
View the exhibition board, Cycling, Wheeling* and Walking in Hereford
We know from listening to you that many of those who live, work in, or visit Hereford would like to walk or cycle more but are put off by the current state of our roads.
*using a wheelchair or mobility aid
View the exhibition board, Making the best use of available space
There are currently more car parking spaces available in Hereford than demand requires. Providing more and better options for how people choose to move to, from and around the city may further reduce demand in the future.
The Council is therefore looking at the potential for future re-purposing of some of the car parks it owns in Hereford to provide lively, high quality public spaces and sensitively designed new homes for the city. Many of these are in prominent city centre locations and have the potential to support other land uses which could enhance the vibrancy and activity in the city centre.
Analysis is underway to identify potential opportunities for redevelopment of some car park sites in the future. This analysis will recognise that the closure of any existing car park may increase usage elsewhere.
Car parks will continue to be required in a variety of different locations to cater for people arriving in Hereford from different directions. The Council will continue to provide sufficient parking to ensure the city centre remains accessible and convenient to those who visit by car, alongside all other modes of transport.
View the exhibition board, New homes and green spaces
If some existing car park sites were made available for other uses in the future, potential options for redevelopment could include:
Design principles for new residential development
The masterplan will set out key principles to guide the development of new homes in Hereford:
View the exhibition board, Celebrating Hereford's past
Specific themes we will explore include:
View the exhibition board, Hereford as a place
Hereford benefits from a wealth and diversity of existing, interesting public spaces.
High Town and St Peter’s Square
View the exhibition board, A greener city
Our vision for the environment and biodiversity in and around Hereford includes to: