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   Have your say on the Chisholm Trail    20 October, 2015

A public consultation on proposals for the Chisholm Trail, a foot and cycleway linking the north and south of the city, is now under way.

This mainly off-road route would link residential areas and big employment sites by a path which closely follows the railway line. The Trail would provide an off-road link from Ditton Meadows to other green spaces including Coldham’s Common via a new underpass below Newmarket Road. Proposals include a path along the edge of Ditton Meadows, close to the railway line and widening the jetty under the railway bridge. The route includes the proposed Abbey–Chesterton bridge; however, the bridge and the Trail are separate projects, subject to decisions by different authorities.

Please click here to find out more about this City Deal project, with an estimated cost of at least £8.4m, and fill in the survey. Further details of the proposals are given in the revised version of the Background Paper, here. The consultation closes on 30th November.

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