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 was awarded City Status in May 2022, we have always been very proud of the assets that we 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 Advanced Transport and Infrastructure. We have been conducting business as a city in Doncster for some time, and now we have the badge to prove it. For this reason we have been referring to our urban centre as our ‘city core’ in the documents below.
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.
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