What is urban design?

Urban design is about making places work better for people; it is as much concerned with how a place functions, as it is with how it looks. Find out more about what the team do or see our projects below.

A vision for Cheltenham's High Street

Still image from High Street vision flythrough looking from the Promenade towards Boots CornerA 3D animation has been designed to reveal a ‘new look’ High Street for Cheltenham. Using computer-generated images, the flythrough allows you to see for yourself the scale of the improvements already made and our ambitious ideas for the future.

We would like to know your response to the video and your views on priorities for future investment on the High Street.

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Urban design informal guidance notes

These are used to establish development principles for key sites and they set the basis for negotiation between planners and those interested in developing a site. They cannot be used to determine planning applications.

To leave feedback or provide suggestions to the townscape team, please email projectfeedback@cheltenham.gov.uk.