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

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

The Best Bus Stop in York – notes from our event

What would the best bus stop in York be like? Drop-In / workshop 26th Feb 2019 Piccadilly serves many functions – even in its current state – and one of these if for the passage of buses and boarding them. Proposals as they stand include one bus stop on the section of Piccadilly south of … Read moreThe Best Bus Stop in York – notes from our event

York Castle Museum Briefing Notes: Navigating layers of history

The York Castle Museum Briefing Notes are drawn from the existing My Castle Gateway open brief for the whole Castle Gateway area along with input drawing on four workshops held in collaboration with York Museums Trust in October 2018. Each workshop was focused on the intersection between movement and meaning, and three of the workshops … Read moreYork Castle Museum Briefing Notes: Navigating layers of history

York Castle Museum Briefing Notes Introduction: Movement and Meaning

As part of the wider Castle Gateway project York Castle Museum is also embarking on a major development which aims to interpret the histories of the site, enhance the existing buildings, offer porosity and visual and physical links between the river, the museum and the wider castle site, display better the museum’s collections and reach … Read moreYork Castle Museum Briefing Notes Introduction: Movement and Meaning

Walking and Cycling Ideas: Conversations still to come

Today, we’ve released the ideas for Foss Basin which suggest that a cycle route down Foss Basin would not be ideal and not encouraged. This is in part becasue there was an opinion contributed through My Castle Gateway process, including from people who are blind and partially sighted, that was very against shared space. But … Read moreWalking and Cycling Ideas: Conversations still to come

Not easy on foot: Fishergate to Bishopthorpe Road via Castle Gateway

By Susan Major In Step 2 My Castle Gateway process we’re seeking to address key challenges that arise from our Draft Brief. The aim is to understand the issues better so we can refine the brief and openly address disagreements and tensions. Below is a blog by Susan Major who took part in our Public … Read moreNot easy on foot: Fishergate to Bishopthorpe Road via Castle Gateway