Stratford-upon-Avon Riverside Green Corridor

Stratford-upon-Avon Riverside Green Corridor

Stratford-upon-Avon is the 5th most visited town outside London. The importance of Shakespeare and the town’s natural beauty draws worldwide visitors, which supports improvement and growth to the local, regional and national economy. Stratford however remains a market town with limited infrastructure.

Stratford-upon-Avon Riverside Green Corridor

Stratford-upon-Avon Riverside Green Corridor

Stratford-upon-Avon is the 5th most visited town outside London. The importance of Shakespeare and the town’s natural beauty draws worldwide visitors, which supports improvement and growth to the local, regional and national economy. Stratford however remains a market town with limited infrastructure.

Funding: Total Cost: £2,000,000, Getting Building Funding: £1,500,000

This project can provide a blueprint to improve biodiversity, reduce traffic impact, encourage more walking / cycling, provide recreation space and zero-emission gateways into a town.  All critical for prompt economic recovery. The project will deliver:

  • Revitalised river frontage
  • High quality public realm
  • New green routes into town
  • Reduced congestion
  • Improved air quality
  • Quick, direct, deliverable value

This project delivers on the government agenda to modernise town centres, transforming the entrance to the town centre and delivers on the green agency by reducing traffic flows, improving air quality and improving walking and cycling links.  This will be particularly important to Stratford-upon-Avon as it seeks to diversify in response to COVID-19 whilst still supporting their visitor assets.

Caption: Riverside Green Corridor Concept