Greater Manchester Spatial Framework

1. Public consultation for GMSF

2019 consultation responses

Following the 2019 consultation on Greater Manchester’s Plan for Jobs, Homes and the Environment (Greater Manchester Spatial Framework) the consultation responses have been published. You can view the responses on the Combined Authority website.

If you have any enquiries, email the Combined Authority on The next consultation on the plan will be in Summer 2020.

The first formal consultation on the first draft of the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework (GMSF) ran from 31 October 2016 to 16 January 2017. The second draft of the GMSF ran from 21 January until 18 March 2019. All comments received during this period have been considered and used to inform how the plan is taken forward.

You can view the plan and all the supporting documents on the Greater Manchester Combined Authority website.

The plan sets out how we'll make Greater Manchester one of the best places to live and work in the world. It's being produced by all 10 councils working together in partnership, which will ensure that we have the right land available in the right places to deliver the homes and jobs we need up to 2035.

It will also identify the new infrastructure such as transport, schools, health centres and utility networks required to achieve this.

As well as the online availability, copies of the documents are available for public inspection at the council’s main reception at Fred Perry House on Edward Street (between 8.30am and 5pm Monday to Thursday and between 8.30am and 4.30pm Fridays) and at all libraries in Stockport during their regular opening hours.

Greater Manchester Spatial Framework FAQs

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