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Urban Centre

Creating a successful Urban Centre

The Urban Centre Masterplan will build on previous successes in Doncaster and sets out a new framework for the development of the centre maximising its existing assets.

Doncaster has many assets that cities across the country would love to have including the East Coast mainline railway station, superb motorway links, the UK’s fastest growing international airport outside London, the Yorkshire Wildlife Park, world famous Racecourse and the National College for High Speed Rail. With these and other assets attracting major investors and household names we are clearly conducting business as a city. We are therefore referring to the urban centre as our ‘city core’.

The ‘city core’ sits at the heart of Doncaster and is easily accessible from the towns and communities across the borough and acts as a tourist destination in its own right.

Through creating dedicated zones, the Masterplan will transform the way Doncaster looks and the way residents and businesses use the ‘city core’. Our ambition is bold but realistic. It reflects a clear sense of direction and promotes a growing economic contribution in to the North of England as we seek to rebalance the national economy.

Doncaster Corn Exchange Restoration

Doncaster's Corn Exchange, set in the heart of Doncaster markets, will be restored back to its former glory thanks to a major improvement programme. 

Full repairs will be made to the weather worn masonry and the roof of the Grade II* listed building.

Other key projects are:

  • City Gateway
  • Enterprise Market Place
  • Waterfront
  • Minster Canalside
  • Civic/Business District
  • Parklands
  • Retail Core
  • Innovation Quarter
  • Waterfront Phase 2

To learn more contact Adrian Banks on 01302 734966 or email Adrian.banks@doncaster.gov.uk

 

Urban Centre Brochure