Tag Archives: consultations

Another record-breaking year

Happy New Year as well as a big thank you to everybody who visited this site in 2016, more of you than ever, demonstrating the growing public interest in the Windsor Link Railway proposals. Public consultation is a key part of the planning approval process, which WLR hopes to start formally in 2017, as well

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Council consultation finds 72% supports Windsor rail link

The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead has published the results of its statutory consultation conducted last summer. This found that respondents supported the railway by 72% to just 28% opposed

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RBWM publishes plan for referendum

The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead has published a cabinet paper recommending a referendum on the Windsor Link Railway.

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Council starts statutory consultation on WLR

Last week, the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead, started a formal, statutory consultation on the Windsor Link Railway. Please let the council know your views. Click on the button below to go straight to the survey.

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Council: new strategic plan for Windsor

The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead has just announced a cabinet paper for a Windsor strategic plan. This will include the Windsor Link Railway. The council’s forward plan says: If the recommendation to produce a Strategic Planning Document is accepted there will be widespread consultation with residents, businesses and stakeholders. The Windsor Link Railway

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Council approves ‘preferred options’ policies supporting WLR

The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s cabinet yesterday evening approved ‘preferred options’ policies for supporting the Windsor Link Railway. This is for the Borough Local Plan, which is due to go for a second consultation in June. The key parts relevant to WLR are preferred policy option INF2 (Sustainable Transport): It is proposed to

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WLR featured in Windsor2030 “Vision Day”

The Windsor Link Railway was featured as part of the vision for the Windsor of the future, put forward by the neighbourhood forum for the central business area, Windsor2030. The WLR consultation featured two parts: (1) for the transport element, giving better rail services and car parking; and (2)for the riverside restoration, improving the historical

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Windsor Express poll: 78% say yes to WLR

An online poll by the Windsor Express has found strong support for the Windsor Link Railway proposals. This week’s poll asked voters whether or not the WLR would be a good think for Windsor. Of 98 voters, 77 (78.5%) said ‘yes’, it would be a good thing. Just 18 voters (18.4%) said ‘no’ and three

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Restoring Alexandra Gardens

The first picture above shows Alexandra Gardens in perhaps the 1960s. The second slide shows it today. Whilst the park is still a pleasant green oasis, it clearly isn’t as nice a place as it was. Much of this could be fixed by changing the council’s low-maintenance eco-policy on flower beds, i.e. not planting flowers.

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CWNP survey backs WLR

A survey by the Central Windsor Neighbourhood Plan has found that respondents supported further work on the Windsor Link Railway by a ratio of almost two to one.

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