Policies WS6.2, RA1, RA2, RA3, RA4, RA5, RA6, RA7, RA9, RA10, RA11, WP4.2 and WP6.3 of the Local Plan Submission Draft set out requirements for development within a series of masterplan areas to conform with masterplans which have been endorsed by the council.

The preparation of masterplans for these areas is key to regeneration, place making, and ensuring comprehensive development.  

Local Plan Policy Reference

Regeneration Area

Masterplan Name and Area

Status

MPA RA1.1

RA1

Wallasey Town Hall Quarter and Toronto/ Demesne Street and Borough Road East Waterside Neighbourhood

Preparation of the masterplan is underway as part of the Seacombe River Corridor Neighbourhood Framework. Initial community and stakeholder consultation will take place in May 2022 with consultation on the Draft Masterplan expected in Autumn 2022.

MPA RA2.1

RA2

Birkenhead Road Masterplan Area

This masterplan will be prepared by the developer in support of any planning application for Housing Allocations RES-RA2.1 Land East of Birkenhead Road, Seacombe (North) and RES-RA2.2 Land East of Birkenhead Road, Seacombe (South).

MPA RA2.2

RA2

East Street Masterplan Area

This masterplan will be prepared by any developer proposing land use change in this area. Likely to be after 2030.

MPA RA3.1

RA3

Woodside and A41 Gyratory

This masterplan will be prepared by the Council in consultation with key stakeholders. It is anticipated that work on the masterplan will commence by the end of 2022.

MPA RA4.1

RA4

Birkenhead Commercial District and Mixed Use Quarter

This masterplan will be prepared by the Council in consultation with key stakeholders. It is anticipated that work will commence on the masterplan by the end of 2022

MPA RA4.2

RA4

Charing Cross Quarter

This masterplan will be prepared by the Council in consultation with key stakeholders. It is anticipated that work will commence on the masterplan by the end of 2022

MPA RA4.3

RA4 (and RA3 Northern Part)

Dock Branch Park (Northern section)

This masterplan is being prepared by the Council in Partnership with London and Continental Railway Ltd. It is anticipated that work will commence on the masterplan by the end of 2022.

MPA RA5.1

RA5

Hind Street Urban Garden Village

This masterplan will be prepared by the Hind Street Land Owners group in support of the planning application for this strategic site.

MPA RA5.2

RA5

St. Werburgh’s Quarter

The Council are currently preparing this masterplan which will inform the proposed new Birkenhead Market and housing development on the former House of Fraser site.

MPA RA6.1

RA6

East Float, Wirral Waters

A masterplan for this area will only be required if the development parameters change from those previously agreed by the East Float Outline Planning Application. In which case it will be the responsibility of the developer to prepare in support of any planning application.

MPA RA6.2

RA6

MEA Park, Wirral Waters

A masterplan for this area will only be required if the development parameters change from those previously agreed by the West Float Outline Planning Application. In which case it will be the responsibility of the developer to prepare in support of any planning application.

MPA RA6.3

RA6

Bidston Dock

A masterplan for this area will be required if development within the area is proposed. Preparation of the masterplan will be the responsibility of the applicant.

MPA RA7.1

RA7

Britannia Residential Led Mixed Use Neighbourhood

The Council will be preparing the masterplan for this mixed use area commencing in Mid 2022. The Council will engage with local businesses, residents and land owners before finalising the masterplan

MPA RA9.1

RA9

Liscard

The Council is preparing a masterplan for Liscard Town Centre, to build on the Liscard Neighbourhood Framework.

MPA RA10.1

RA10

Marine Promenade, New Brighton

The Council will be preparing a masterplan for this mixed-use area commencing in Mid 2022. The masterplan will be prepared as part of the New Brighton Neighbourhood Framework and will provide detail on the design parameters for new development.

MPA RA11.1

RA11

New Ferry

The Council has a masterplan in place for New Ferry and an outline planning permission from 2020. The Council is currently working with Regenda to enable a residential led development to be delivered together with improvements to the highways, parking and public realm and improvements to the retail area. The first detailed planning application will be submitted in summer 2022 and the redevelopment is anticipated to be completed in 2026. 

MPA SA6.1

NA

West Kirby Concourse

The Council will be preparing the masterplan in consultation with the local community and stakeholders commencing mid 2022.

MPA SA4.1

NA

Former D1 Oils, Bromborough

This masterplan will be prepared by the developer/s in support of a planning application for the Housing Allocation RES-SA7.1- Former D1 Oils, Dock Road South

MPA SA4.2

NA

Former MOD and Riverside Office Park, Bromborough

This masterplan will be prepared by the developer/s in support of planning applications for Housing Allocations RES-SA4.2 - Former MOD, Old Hall Road and RES-SA4.3- Riverside Office Park, Riverwood Road, Bromborough.