Public asked for their views to help shape proposals for a Leisure and Community Hub in Marple

Stockport Council will be holding a series of public engagement events to help shape proposals for a new Leisure and Community Hub in Marple.

The sessions will be an opportunity to speak to the appointed architects and project team, ask any questions and put forward suggestions to inform the development of concept designs.

Your input is important in shaping proposals and designs and we’re really interested in hearing views on the current facilities and site, what you would like to see in a new hub and how it should look. At the sessions, the architects will undertake a series of interactive exercises to ensure they get the most out of your ideas and feedback.

Drop-in events will take place at Marple Library on the following dates:

  • Friday 13 March: 10:00-12:00/13:00-15:00
  • Wednesday 25 March: 15:00-17:00/18:00-20:00

Cllr Sheila Bailey, Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport, said: “We know that the future of leisure provision in Marple is really important to local residents and we want to make sure they have an opportunity to shape the designs our architects develop. We are really keen on hearing your views and I would encourage people to attend the sessions.”

If you are unable to attend the drop-in sessions, there will also be the opportunity to give your views online via www.stockport.gov.uk/haveyoursay from Friday 13 March until Friday 27 March.

The designs developed through this process will be used to develop a detailed business case for a new facility and prepare full plans, which the public will have an opportunity to comment on at a later date.

Any questions in the meantime can be directed to: marplepoolproject@stockport.gov.uk