Rhythm by Strata, Pontefract

Client: Strata Homes

Contact: Charlotte Best

Fore was commissioned to produce a Travel Plan to gain planning permission for 130 dwellings at a site off Pontefract Road, Pontefract as required to discharge planning conditions. Following this Fore took on the role of Travel Plan Coordinator for the development.

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Fore was commissioned to produce a Travel Plan to gain planning permission for 130 dwellings at a site off Pontefract Road, Pontefract as required to discharge planning conditions. Following this Fore took on the role of Travel Plan Coordinator for the development.

OBJECTIVES

  • Fulfil the role of Travel Plan Coordinator for five years after first occupation.
  • Promote non-car travel at Rhythm and act as a point of contact for residents.
  • Carry out surveys to assess the performance of the Travel Plan.
  • Liaise with Wakefield’s Transportation Team to review progress.

OUTCOMES

  • Travel Guide prepared and issued to new residents, as well as being available on the sales website.
  • Travel Newsletter produced and distributed to promote sustainable transport, and let residents know they can direct their travel-related queries towards the dedicated Travel Plan Coordinator.
  • Year 1 survey undertaken – The results showed that the development is far exceeding its Travel Plan targets. 63% of residents are travelling to work by driving alone (target of below 75%).

Find out more about our Travel Planning services here.

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