Further to consulting door to door and with residents associations via this post I have told officers and fellow County Councillors in neighbouring wards that I am not happy for plans to progress at this stage, until I have had time to run some meetings with resident, particularly around the Hurst Park area.
To be clear: a scheme around the Triangle area south of Milton Road is likely to go ahead, in some form; it is for the residents North of Milton Road to decide whether and what form they want to happen.
ALso for clarity: I will only be dealing with those roads in the County Division of Chesterton.
For those interested there is a video of the meeting where this was discussed, taken by a private individual, here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKfTuZppwQw with my first contribution here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKfTuZppwQw#t=07m13s
Credit to Richard Taylor for the videos (http://www.rtaylor.co.uk/ ).
Provisionally I have booked Milton Road Library for 2017-10-11 and 2017-10-18 to run some workshops with residents to a) look at refining the current plans for north of Milton road and/or 2) start from scratch in working out what they might want.
I've also booked Milton Road library for 2017-10-05 from 18:00 - 19:00 to answer general questions about how schemes like this work, the background to the project etc. If there is time I'm happy to cover any other topics residents may wish to talk to me about.