MALTON AND NORTON NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN

COMMUNITY CONSULTATION




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HOUSING
There are a number of different views in relation to how many new houses should be built in Malton and Norton over the next 15 years.
How many houses do you think should be built in the towns over the next 15 years?



Ryedale DC needs to decide when and where to build new houses.
Should brownfield sites be developed before greenfield sites?


Should greenfield sites on the edge of Malton & Norton be developed before brownfield sites in order to attract developer contributions for community benefit?

Affordable Housing
Do you agree with the following statements?
The target for affordable housing should be increased from 35 to 40 per cent



Only sites consisting of more than 10 houses or 0.3 hectares should be required to make a contribution towards affordable housing


All residential development should make a contribution towards affordable housing


More houses for shared ownership or discounted sale price should be built


More houses for rent through a Housing Association or the Council should be built

PLANNING GAIN


SHOPPING
Various reports have identified capacity in Malton over the next 15 years for a new supermarket and there are currently two proposals being discussed.
Which site would you prefer to see developed for a new supermarket?



If a new supermarket were to be built in Malton, which of the supermarket chains would you prefer?
Booths
Sainsburys
Tesco
Waitrose
Other



What kind of businesses would you like to see more of in Malton town centre?
More bars, restaurants and cafes
More high street chains
More specialist independent shops
More discount and value shops
Other



EMPLOYMENT
On what basis do you think land should be identified to meet future employment and business needs in Malton and Norton?




Do you agree with the following statements?
Small and medium sized local businesses should be encouraged



Larger businesses should be encouraged, but only if they do not prejudice existing local businesses


Off-street parking should be provided as part of all new business development


Land identified to meet future business needs should be released on a phased basis to reflect the financial climate


A range of plot sizes and premises should be provided to meet a range of business needs


Clear road signage to/for business parks should be provided


All employment development should be sympathetic to its locality


Existing employment sites should be protected so they cannot be redeveloped for other uses


High speed broadband should be introduced

CAR PARKING
Would you support a Car Parking Strategy for Malton and Norton which would set out a planned approach to capacity, parking charges, waiting restrictions and permit zones?


If yes, who should prepare the Car Parking Strategy?



HORSE RACING INDUSTRY
The racing industry is important for Ryedale's economy in terms of employment and potentially tourism.
Would you support the development of:
A specialist health unit for injured jockeys


A racing museum

SCHOOLS
Should education provision be kept under review in light of future housing growth?



MILTON & ASSEMBLY ROOMS


LIBRARIES
North Yorkshire County Council is proposing to close the libraries in Malton and Norton and open a new library close to Malton railway station.
Do you agree with North Yorkshire County Council's proposal?


HOSPITAL
The Malton and Norton Community Hospital provides a range of outpatient and other services. There is a question about its future.
Do you agree with the Town Council that the Ryedale Ward should be reopened?

RIVER DERWENT
Please select any of the following actions for the river which you would support:
Appropriate development of vacant riverside sites potentially prone to flooding
Dredge the river to remove silt build-up
Continue to protect and manage the river corridor as a nationally important wildlife area
Encourage use of the river and its banks for recreation & leisure
Commission a review of the 'River Rail Corridor Study' which addresses the above issues

TOURISM & MUSEUMS
Should more be done to develop and promote the towns as a tourist/visitor destination?


If yes, please select all of the following which you would support:
The development of a Roman Museum at Orchard Fields
The display of Malton and Norton artefacts
Signage on the towns' approach roads to promote local attractions and activities
A radio station for the town, using new FM channels to be set up post-2015

LEISURE, SPORT AND RECREATION
Should the tennis, squash and bowls clubs be relocated to:


Should Malton Community Sports Centre facilities be available to individual 'pay-as-you-go' users?




HOUSING - POSSIBLE DEVELOPMENT SITES
Land has to be identified for new housing in Malton and Norton over the next 15 years.
For each of the sites shown on the map below, please indicate your level of support.

Click here to pop up a separate window for a description of the location of each site.


       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
   

Malton Housing Map

EMPLOYMENT - POSSIBLE DEVELOPMENT SITES
Land has to be identified for new jobs in Malton and Norton over the next 15 years.
For each of the sites shown on the map, please indicate your level of support.

Click here to pop up a separate window for a description of the location of each site.

       
       
       
   

Employment Possible Development Sites Map

LAND ADJACENT TO EDEN CAMP
The land at Eden Road, adjacent to the Eden Camp site, is being considered for a number of different development proposals.
What type of development should the site be developed for?
High tech manufacturing
Offices
Incubator units for start-up businesses
Relocation of the Livestock Market
No development - the site should remain in agricultural use
Other




Eden Camp Eden Camp

HIGHWAYS IMPROVEMENTS
The Neighbourhood Plan identifies a number of possible schemes for highways improvements in Malton and Norton.
Please indicate your support for each of the schemes. Select each scheme only once.
High priority


Medium priority


Low priority


A number of ideas are being considered to deal with specific traffic issues in Malton and Norton.
Do you agree or disagree with the following proposals?
HGVs should be banned from Castlegate and at the Level Crossing


A One Way system should be created incorporating Norton Road, Railway Street, Yorkersgate, Wells Lane, Butcher Corner, Castlegate and County Bridge




Highways Improvements

DERWENT RIVER CORRIDOR
Land adjacent to the river is potentially available for development but the land is at risk of flooding in the future.
Do you support the development of the sites along the river, even if they are liable to flooding?


River Derwent

WHEELGATE
North Yorkshire County Council is currently consulting on a number of schemes to alter the town centre road network and to improve the street scene.
Please indicate which change(s) you think are most appropriate.
The parking layout should be changed
The pavements along Wheelgate should be widened
Crossing the road should be made easier at more points
No changes - Wheelgate should be left alone
Other
Wheelgate Map



MARKET PLACE
North Yorkshire County Council is currently consulting on a number of schemes to alter the town centre road network and to improve the street scene.
Do you think Market Place should be changed?





Town centre locations Market Square

EAST MOUNT
Land at East Mount (the current home to the Tennis, Bowls and Squash Clubs) is being considered for a number of uses, which would see the current sports clubs relocated.
If the sports clubs were relocated, which do you think the site is most suitable for?
Housing development
Employment development
No development - the site should be left alone
Other




Town centre locations East Mount

HIGHFIELD ROAD
Land at Highfield Road is currently being considered for a number of uses.
For which use(s) do you think the site is most suitable?
Housing development
Improved open space, sports and recreation
No development - the site should be left alone
Other




Highfield Road

LAND OFF SHOWFIELD LANE
The land off Showfield Lane is being considered for a number of different development proposals.
For which use(s) do you think the site is most suited?
Housing development
An extension to the existing industrial site
Livestock Market
Mixed use development
No development - the site should be left alone
Other




Showfield Lane Map Showfield Lane


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