Manchester City Council



Overview and Scrutiny District Centres Subgroup
Thursday, 28th November, 2019 5.00 pm

Venue: Council Antechamber. View directions

Contact: Rachel McKeon 

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 313 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 31 October 2019.


Withington District Centre pdf icon PDF 5 MB

Report of the Institute of Place Management


To receive the Vital and Viable Withington report and to consider how the Our Manchester Approach was used in relation to Withington District Centre.


Underserved and Emerging Communities pdf icon PDF 265 KB

Report of the Strategic Director (Growth and Development)


This report considers underserved communities in three categories: communities that surround an existing district centre which is underperforming, communities without reasonable access to a district or local neighbourhood centre and emerging communities without reasonable access to shops and other community facilities or to a designated district centre.  It summarises key findings to date including the latest trend in the District Centre Survey: Planning Use Classes and describes the on-going centre audit which has evolved from the Institute of Place Management (IPM) district centre Vital and Viable pilots.

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Item for discussion.  To consider the role of markets in supporting the social impact and economic development of District Centres.


Terms of Reference and Work Programme pdf icon PDF 113 KB

Report of the Governance and Scrutiny Support Unit


To review the terms of reference and work programme of the


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