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Cycling Plans Impact Stockport Property Market

Dec 17, 2019, 10:30 AM by Ian Watson

There is a lot of changes taking place in Stockport right now, but this doesn’t mean the evolution of the town looks like slowing down. There are proposals for the ‘Stockport Walk Cycle’, which is part of the Bee Network, which could further transform the local area. These right proposals aim to make cycling in and around Stockport easier and more attractive. If all the developments come to fruition, there will be around £18m worth of changes to the local area.

Coun David Meller is the cabinet member for economy and regeneration and he want wants is calling on Stockport to lead the way on these matters for Greater Manchester. He believes there is a need for residents to support the proposals, saying; “We want Stockport to become pioneers when it comes to cycling and walking routes in Greater Manchester: I want us to lead on this in Greater Manchester. The Mayoral Challenge Fund is key to this aim and I want residents to let us know what they think about the proposals on the table. It’s absolutely essential these proposals have the support of local communities and we take a bottom-up approach.”

Transport is reliable in Stockport

One of the most important aspects for any town or city is the transport. You will find many people approve and appreciate of what Stockport has to offer. If you are looking to work in Manchester while living in Stockport, the commute is a simple and fast one. Even if you only go to Manchester to enjoy the evening and late-night leisure activities, you’ll still find there are plenty of ways to get home safely and quickly without breaking the bank.

However, the improvement of cycle lanes and options is important for the community. A growing number of people are looking for affordable ways to get from A to B, they want an environmentally friendly town, and people want to lead a healthier lifestyle. Cycling is a solution which meets all these needs, and if it is successfully introduced, you can see why many people will love what Stockport is doing to improve itself.

Cycle lanes change lives

It is easy to see a lot of people are wary about cycling on major roads, so more cycle lanes will be of benefit. These changes aren’t just for people who currently cycle, the improvements will probably lead to new cyclists hitting the road, and of course, there will be a positive impact on future generations. When it comes to making changes that really make a difference, there is an opportunity for the Stockport Walk Cycle to change lives.

There is a lot to like about what is happening in Stockport right now, and the property market is indicative of this. There is interest in new developments, and people are talking interest in what the town has to offer. If you are looking to see what the Stockport property market has for you, or you need assistance making a move, contact Peter Anthony, and we’ll be happy to help.

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