From the recent community consultation, the focus for the Economy Action Team will initially be on Wheelock Street and our other trading town centre areas.

The full headlines are

Make the Town Centre including Wheelock Street an attractive place to visit

  1. Clean and fresh shop facades – UNDERWAY – shop front painting scheme coming
  2. Empty shops used as pop up shops and local craft displays
  3. Wider pavements and traffic calming
  4. Increase car park areas directly off Wheelock Street
  5. Wider variety of shops


Markets in Middlewich

  1. Increase the competitions and activities that link the retailers with events such as the Makers Market – UNDERWAY
  2. Encourage more weekend activities based in the town centre
  3. Develop a more permanent market area closer to Wheelock Street

Link the town centre with the Wharf and canals

  1. Improve signage from the canals
  2. Actively support the development of a marina to encourage more boaters to stop in Middlewich - UNDERWAY – linked to CEC Local PLan
  3. Improvements to the crossing point at the Holmes Chapel traffic lights