How we got to the multi-storey car park in St George’s Field?

In the first week in June My Castle Gateway are running two events to look at the final designs of the new multi-storey car park on St. George’s Field and the new apartments on Castle Mills before they get submitted to planning. It’s always good to look back as we look forward so here is … Read moreHow we got to the multi-storey car park in St George’s Field?

Walking and Cycling in Castle Gateway

On 9th May we ran an event to explore in detail the walking and cycling routes through St George’s Field, over the Fishergate Gyratory, over the new bridge and into and along Piccadilly. In the session we worked through the three main sections being designed at the moment: St George’s Field, then the new Foss … Read moreWalking and Cycling in Castle Gateway

St George’s Field Car Park, Castle Mills Apartments and the new bridge: Exploring the proposals

Planning applications for the first ‘work package’ (of four) for the Castle Gateway masterplan are due to be submitted in early summer 2019. The applications will be for:  St George’s Field Car Park, Castle Mills Apartments and the new bridge over the Foss. Here we introduce the proposals and set out the issues that emerged … Read moreSt George’s Field Car Park, Castle Mills Apartments and the new bridge: Exploring the proposals

A new bridge over the Foss: Notes from the Workshop, 20th March

On 20th March a public workshop was held with the bridge engineers Witteveen+Bos appointed by the council to work with architects from BDP on the design of the new bridge over the Foss. My Castle Gateway Brief The idea of a new route up the Foss and into the centre of York was a key … Read moreA new bridge over the Foss: Notes from the Workshop, 20th March

The Cycle Route through St George’s Field

Andy Kerr, Castle Gateway Project Lead My Castle Gateway is built on sharing ideas and working through issues together, and that is as important as we approach our first detailed planning applications as it was when we were pulling together the wider masterplan. On work package one which contains the multi-storey car park on St … Read moreThe Cycle Route through St George’s Field

Piccadilly: My Castle Gateway Draft Open Brief

The masterplan vision for the area – informed by the My Castle Gateway brief – was: • Piccadilly as the heart of a thriving city centre neighbourhood • City centre living appealing to those attracted by proximity to the historic city centre • A lively atmosphere generated by small and independent businesses including creative industries, … Read morePiccadilly: My Castle Gateway Draft Open Brief

A Gyratory, a junction and a supercrossing: Exploring the nitty, gritty of Castle Gateway transport planning

20th February 2019 On 20th February we had a workshop looking specifically, and in detail, at the movement plans for Castle Gateway with a focus on the proposed junctions on the Fishergate Gyratory. The session included Andy Kerr, Castle Gateway Project Lead and Tony May, York Civic Trust as well as people joining the discussion … Read moreA Gyratory, a junction and a supercrossing: Exploring the nitty, gritty of Castle Gateway transport planning

Green and the City: Shaping the brief for Castle Gateway

13th February 2019 On 13th February we kicked off Let’s Make Piccadilly with an exploration of cities and green. We did this as a combination of a drop in with walks to Parliament Street to look at the trees and to Ousegate pocket park to look at small green spaces in town. We were delighted … Read moreGreen and the City: Shaping the brief for Castle Gateway