What is a Masterplan?
A Masterplan is a long term strategic framework. It is evolving and created as a guide to inform the future development of a place. The process that the McGregor Coxall team will apply considers the current and future needs of the community - what’s working, what’s not, what are the unique qualities of the town centre and understanding how each of these can shape the future. The Springwood Town Centre Masterplan will provide a creative and innovative framework to strengthen the town centre while ensuring Springwood’s character is preserved and enhanced. The Masterplan will synthesis the goals developed through rigorous community engagement and define a realistic plan for implementation.
Why do we need a masterplan?
In 1995 a Town Centre Masterplan for Springwood was undertaken, serving as a driving strategic document for the development of Springwood since that time. Blue Mountains City Council (BMCC) is seeking to prepare an updated Masterplan for Springwood Town Centre in close consultation with all stakeholders.
What is Placemaking?
The term place making has been used in many discussions right around the world in recent times. Put simply p
Is this not just going to be ‘another’ plan?
How long will this process go for?
Blue Mountains City Council has been working towards this masterplanning processs over the last 12 months. In March 2015, Council appointed the McGregor Coxall team to undertaken the preparation of the Springwood Town Centre Masterplan and this process is envisaged to be completed by the end of 2015. Keep checking this website for project updates and ongoing ways that you can be involved in the development of the comprehensive Masterplan for Springwood Town Centre.