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Council Consultation – Speed Limit Reduction on A184

    South Tyneside Council are currently running a consultation which if implemented would reduce the existing 50mph speed limit on the A184 between the cricket club and the borough boundary to 40mph in both directions.

    Council Consultation on Local Plan

      South Tyneside Council have published the latest draft Local Plan and will hold a public consultation event in East Boldon Junior School on Tuesday, 16 January 6:00 – 8:00pm.
      This is your opportunity to learn more about the new plan.

      Council Cabinet to Discuss New Local Plan on 3 January 2024

        A new draft Local Plan will be put before South Tyneside Council’s Cabinet in the New Year.

        Members will be asked to approve the updated blueprint for development in the Borough, so that further public consultation can begin.

        The Local Plan will provide a framework for where new homes, businesses, shops and leisure facilities will be built up until 2040, and ensure that the right infrastructure, such as roads and schools, is in place to support growth.

        The latest ‘Regulation 19’ publication draft is one of several formal stages that a Local Plan must pass, prior to adoption by the council.

        Boundary Review

        Ward Boundary Review

          The Local Boundary Commission for England are reviewing the ward structure in South Tyneside with a consultation which is open until 11 December 2023. Their latest proposal splits the existing Cleadon and East Boldon ward into two.

          Development of former Dove’s and Watson Tool Hire site

            Members of the Forum Executive and a senior representative of East Boldon Developments met on 21 September to discuss the company’s plan for the future use of their Station Approach premises, formerly occupied by Doves and Watson Tool Hire, and the role of the Neighbourhood Forum.

            Locality use East Boldon Neighbourhood Plan as a Case Study

              Read on to find out more about how the East Boldon Neighbourhood Plan and its design code were able to influence the design and overall quality of a recently approved housing scheme involving the partial redevelopment of an industrial estate (Cleadon Lane).