Category Archives: Greater Manchester City Region

Places for Everyone, week 2 – Green Belt and Airport

The Planning Inspectorate continues its Examination in Public of Greater Manchester’s nine district Places for Everyone joint spatial plan (known as P4E). We previously reported on week 1. Last week they discussed matters concerning the brownfields first policy, the justification … Continue reading

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Places for Everyone hearings: the first week

post updated, 10 November The Greater Manchester Places for Everyone Plan is now being examined in a series of public hearings by the Planning Inspectorate. As one of the parties that made critical consultation comments on the plan, we have … Continue reading

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Greater Manchester’s Places for Everyone Plan: the Carbon Impact

Please note – we have now (January, 2023) updated the calculations – the new version and an introductory blog post is at this link. _____________________________________________________________ Download the report, latest version (pdf, 0.6 MB) Download the previous version (pdf, 0.6 MB) … Continue reading

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Consultation Response: Places for Everyone

Here is Steady State Manchester’s response to the Greater Manchester Combined Authority’s strategic spatial plan: Places for Everyone, formerly the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework. We have assessed the plan on the basis of its soundness (for the criteria set out … Continue reading

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And then there were 9: Places for Everyone comments

And then there were 9: Places for Everyone – the new GM Spatial Framework. Post updated 20 and 25 Sept, 2021 (minor updates and correction to carbon figures). Table of Contents Background Loss of Green Space Comments on the Integrated … Continue reading

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Places for Everyone? The new GM Spatial Framework

The final consultation draft of the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework is now out. It is now called “Places for Everyone” (P4E below). Consultation closes on 23 October. P4E is little changed from the previous versions that appeared in 2018 and … Continue reading

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Members and Supporters Event – Shifting the debate

Last month, we held a meeting with some of our members and supporters to collectively consider the challenges facing Greater Manchester and look ahead to some of the ways Steady State Manchester can work to address those challenges. The meeting … Continue reading

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Viable Greater Manchester: our new policy collection

Now with summary diagram showing how the policies would work to support each other. Viable Greater Manchester Policies for a Socially Just & Ecologically Safe City Region, 2021 This is a contribution from Steady State Manchester to the debate about … Continue reading

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