Cheshire East Council, working in partnership with Stockport Council, is to hold a pre-planning consultation on the Poynton Relief Road scheme.

Running from 5th October until 30th November 2015, the consultation gives residents, businesses and local groups the opportunity to have their say on the preferred route and design before a planning application is submitted.

As part of the consultation, six public exhibitions are being held where residents can see designs for the proposed Poynton Relief Road in detail and learn more about the scheme. The events will be held on the following days:

  • Friday October 16 (1pm-5pm) at Poynton Methodist Church (SK12 1RB)
  • Saturday October 17 (10am-4pm) at Poynton Town Hall (SK12 1RB)
  • Monday October 19 (3pm–8pm) at Legh Arms, Adlington (SK10 4NA)
  • Tuesday October 20 (2pm–7pm) at Prestbury Village Hall (SK10 4BW)
  • Wednesday October 21 (10am–4pm) at Woodford Community Centre (SK7 1PS)
  • Thursday October 22 (2pm–7pm) at Woodford Community Centre (SK7 1PS)

Team members will be available at these events to answer questions.

Residents who are unable to attend the events can also find out more about the proposals and have their say online at the Cheshire East Council website.

Poynton Relief Road is a proposed 1.9-mile highway which aims to relieve congestion in and around Poynton, improve links to Macclesfield and support economic, physical and social regeneration of the area.
In summer 2014, more than 89 per cent of people who responded to the route options consultation told us they supported the idea of the road, and 73 per cent felt a ‘direct route’ option was the best choice.

Councillor David Brown, cabinet member in charge highways at Cheshire East Council, said: “Since the preferred route was announced in December 2014, we have been developing the design for Poynton Relief Road. Before we submit a planning app.