Have your say - current consultations

Details of new consultations will be published here as soon as they are available. For more information see our consultations page.

We are currently updating our citizens' panel, Talkabout. The panel is one of the ways people can influence what happens in York by giving their feedback and views. For more information and to apply to join, see our Talkabout panel page.

Current consultations

Scarborough Bridge footbridge

In partnership with CityConnect and Network Rail, we are undertaking a consultation on proposals to build a new shared-use bridge spanning the River Ouse adjacent to the existing Scarborough-line railway bridge and connecting to York Station.

The current footbridge spanning the River Ouse adjacent to the existing Scarborough-line railway bridge is not accessible for anyone with mobility issues; the nearest suitable river crossing being the heavily congested and narrow pavements of Lendal Bridge. The proposed new crossing will provide a much wider bridge suitable for pedestrians, cyclists, pushchairs, wheelchairs and those with mobility issues. It will incorporate ramps, as well as stepped access so that a wider range of users are catered for.  

We'd really like to hear your feedback on these proposals.  Have your say by sending your comments to scarboroughbridge@york.gov.uk or post to: Scarborough Bridge Consultation, City of York Council, Transport Projects, Eco Depot, Hazel Court, York YO10 3DS.

Consultation closes 28 July 2017


York Older People's Survey

We want to find out how we can look after the valuable asset that is our older people and how we can support you to maintain your independence. We are interested in knowing how you currently live, the issues you face and hearing your ideas on how we can keep older people healthy, happy and independent for longer.

This survey is being conducted collaboratively between York Older People's Assembly, Age (UK) York, Healthwatch York, York Council for Voluntary Services, York Blind and Partially Sighted Society, York Alzheimer's Society, The Vale of York CCG, the Police and Crime Commissioner and City of York Council.

We would be grateful if you could take the time to complete our York Older People's survey. The results will be influential in helping these organisations to shape the support they offer to older people.

Consultation closes 30 June 2017


Pharmacy Services

The York Health and Wellbeing Board is currently engaging as part of the York Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment 2018-2021 and we need your help! The survey is an excellent opportunity for you to share your views about the pharmacies you use and whether the services meet your needs.

We’d be really grateful if you could take the time to respond to the Pharmacy Services survey.

For more information, email jennifer.saunders@york.gov.uk or phone 01904 565270.

Consultation closes 28 July 2017


Recent consultations (now closed)

  • A19 Crockey Hill consultation (closed 26 May 2017). We undertook a consultation on proposals to improve capacity and operation of the signalised junction on the A19 at Crockey Hill. Further details can be found on the A19 Crockey Hill consultation page.
  • North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Health Service (closed 30 April 2017). North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (NYFRS) invited residents to give their views on increasing work with partners such as Clinical Commissioning Groups, local authorities, Yorkshire Ambulance Service and North Yorkshire Police to further assist in promoting health and wellbeing across North Yorkshire and the City of York. Further details can be found on the NYFRS website.
  • York Mansion House Logo (closed 31 March 2017). As part of the “Opening Doors” restoration project, we are in the process of creating completely new branding for York Mansion House. We asked for feedback and comments to help us develop the final logo for Mansion House and provide guidance for the design of stationery, signs and posters.
  • Burton Stone Community Centre (closed 20 March 2017). We undertook a consultation on the future of Burton Stone Community Centre.
  • Budget Consultation 2017 to 2018 (closed 25 January 2017). This year's budget proposals will seek to ensure our Council Plan priorities continue to be delivered, whilst ensuring our financial position is managed effectively. We asked residents and businesses to help us with the challenges we face by completing a survey and indicating which services are most important to them.

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