The proposed cycle way will start just north of Denny End Road, go across a new cycle bridge over the A10, connect to Landbeach, follow links along Green End and Akeman Street, and progress along an upgrade to the historic Mere Way.
The plans are now being shared with residents, who are being encouraged to view and comment on the proposals before an application is submitted.
Caroline Foster, Senior Development Manager for Urban&Civic, said: “We have been talking to local landowners and communities, key stakeholders and local partners to develop these plans in a way that delivers a quality cycle, walking and equestrian route, while still maintaining the landscape and historic setting at key locations along the route. The plans will see widening and resurfacing of the existing Rights of Way and the creation of new connections at key locations.
“Now we are opening up the design discussions to a wider audience and want to hear what local residents think so that we can bring in their views before finalising the proposals.”
Update as of 23rd July 2021:
We have been getting really useful feedback on the Mere Way plans, and lots of discussions are still going on, so we are extending dates for comments until 1 August 2021. Please share your comments and thoughts online, or get in touch for further discussions.
We have been talking to key stakeholders and local partners to develop these plans in a way that delivers a quality cycle, walking and equestrian route, while still maintaining the landscape and historic setting.