mode transport planning has successfully been appointed to a multidisciplinary design team undertaking an issues and options exercise for an emerging Newark-on-Trent town centre masterplan; the project is being led by internally recognised Architecture and Masterplanning practice Benoy.

Newark is one of 100 towns to be provisionally allocated up to £25 million funding from the Government’s Town Fund that is aimed at bringing forward transformational economic, social, infrastructure and environmental change.

Newark’s central location in England; adjacent to the A1 and A46, with two railway stations connecting its north and south, make it well connected, with a great deal of potential to develop and overarching transport strategy to assist with the towns overall vision for growth.

This exciting project will create an a constraints and opportunities Masterplan for the town centre and mode will review and input to:

  • Town Centre Car Parking strategy;
  • Midlands Connect A46 improvement study;
  • Park and Ride Facility Review;
  • Town Centre Public Interchange;
  • Pedestrian and Cycle routes within the town and along the River Trent; and
  • Areas of Congestion within the town centre that may unlock development potential.

mode will be working along aside Benoy, Savills, Turner and Townsend as well as Newark and Sherwood District Council, to development an overall place strategy and investment plan for the town.

project summary

Client: Newark and Sherwood District Council
Location: Nottinghamshire
Office: Birmingham
Status: On-going