GMSF - Frequently asked questions
A place with a plan is a place with a future
The vision for Greater Manchester is a more prosperous Greater Manchester that can compete on the global stage - to attract more investment and businesses, skilled workers and tourists, ensuring that all residents and places share in the benefits of growth and greater prosperity.
The Greater Manchester Spatial Framework is central to this and is an ambitious plan for the future which all ten districts across Greater Manchester have worked on together as the Greater Manchester Combined Authority. It is a plan for across the city region over the next 20 years and beyond.
How can I have my say on the plans?
Formal consultation on the first draft of the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework has now ended. The consultation period ran from 31 October 2016 to 16 January 2017.
All comments received during this period will be considered and used to inform how the plan is taken forward.
Where can I find further information?
If you would like to know more about the GMSF and stay informed please visit Greater Manchester Combined Authority - Greater Manchester Spatial Framework for further information.
Your questions answered
Below you will find a comprehensive list of questions and answers about all aspects of the plan. These are grouped together in themes:
What it is, what is planned and why.
What is being done to bring this forward.
Why and how much.
Why they were chosen and other options.
Transport network, schools, flooding etc.
The next stages of the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework.