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  • Local Connection Requirements for Social Housing for Victims of Domestic Abuse

    During the passage of the Domestic Abuse Act 2021 concerns were raised relating to removing local connection tests for domestic abuse victims who apply for social housing. The government wishes to consult on regulations to prevent local authorities applying a local connection to victims of... More
    Opened 15 February 2022
  • Consultation on the impacts of joint tenancies on victims of domestic abuse

    The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities is seeking views on the impacts of the law on joint tenancies on victims of domestic abuse in the social rented sector. We are interested in whether: perpetrators are using their ability to end a joint... More
    Opened 15 February 2022
  • Heatons to Stockport Walking and Cycling Route

    In summer 2020, Stockport Council introduced measures to improve walking and cycling along a 3.3km route of quieter streets between Heaton Chapel and Stockport Town Centre . This was part of the national Emergency Active Travel Fund (EATF) which enabled local authorities to use... More
    Opened 24 January 2022
  • Bee Networks Crossings Proposals

    The Bee Network, unveiled in 2018, is a plan to revolutionise travel across Greater Manchester, making active travel the number one choice for travelling to work, to school and to the shops. But this can only happen if trips by foot or by cycling are a safe and pleasant experience. The... More
    Opened 20 January 2022
  • Access Control Policy

    In July 2020, the government released new guidance for local authorities to follow on designing high quality, safe cycle infrastructure. The Council is currently reviewing its procedures to ensure it supports this guidance alongside the current legislation in the Equality Act 2010. The Council... More
    Opened 17 January 2022
  • Heaton Chapel Active Neighbourhood

    In October 2020, Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council (SMBC) undertook a consultation on Active Neighbourhoods, following the initial consultation Heaton Chapel was picked to run an Active Neighbourhood trial. An Active Neighbourhood is aimed at helping local residents to make short... More
    Opened 17 January 2022
  • Stockport Interchange: Cycle and Pedestrian Ramp consultation

    Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) and Stockport Council have unveiled proposals for a spiral ramp that will provide a unique way to connect Stockport’s new town centre park, located above the future new transport interchange, to the River Mersey. You can have your say... More
    Opened 7 January 2022
  • Road Safety around Schools – St Matthew's C of E Primary School

    The Council’s overall strategic transport ambition is to increase the number of children walking or cycling to school to reduce congestion on roads, improve local air quality, and improve health outcomes. In order for this to be achieved, it is important that walking or cycling to school is... More
    Opened 5 January 2022
  • Let's Talk Budget

    Let's Talk Budget Local government budgets are facing significant pressures. These circumstances require us to critically review all our services and make bold decisions to make sure we are resilient and able to best meet the needs and aspirations for Stockport. Delivering a... More
    Opened 4 January 2022
  • Minimum Fare 2022

    Stockport’s hackney carriage trade association have approached the Council and requested the introduction of a prebooked minimum journey fee for Hackney Carriages. Please see the related documents below to read more about how Private hire and Hackney carriage taxis differ. More
    Opened 23 December 2021
  • Road Safety around Schools – Bredbury Green Primary School

    The Council’s overall strategic transport ambition is to increase the number of children walking or cycling to school to reduce congestion on roads, improve local air quality, and improve health outcomes. In order for this to be achieved, it is important that walking or cycling to school is... More
    Opened 9 December 2021
  • Road Safety around Schools – Brookside Primary School

    The Council’s overall strategic transport ambition is to increase the number of children walking or cycling to school to reduce congestion on roads, improve local air quality, and improve health outcomes. In order for this to be achieved, it is important that walking or cycling to school is... More
    Opened 7 December 2021
  • Gambling Policy in Stockport

    As a local authority Stockport Council is responsible for the licensing of a wide range gambling premises within the Stockport area, these include casinos, betting shops, bingo premises and gaming centres. The Council has a Gambling Policy which provides a framework around what issues will be... More
    Opened 3 December 2021
  • School Admissions and Term Dates Consultation 2023-24

    Stockport Local Authority is the Admission Authority for all Community and Voluntary Controlled schools in Stockport, it administers matters regarding admission arrangements on behalf of the Governig Bodies of all Voluntary Aided schools and Academies in the... More
    Opened 3 December 2021
  • Stockport Active Communities Strategy 2022- 2030

    The Active Communities Strategy was launched in 2019 and aims to support Stockport residents to become more active and to enjoy the health, social and environmental benefits of being more active. We are currently refreshing the strategy to make sure it still works for the people of... More
    Opened 29 November 2021
  • Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) Renewal Consultation - Responsible Dog Ownership

    Stockport Council is consulting on proposals to renew the existing Public Space Protection Order promoting responsible dog ownership in the borough. More
    Opened 28 July 2021
  • Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Transport Consultation

    Central government funding for councils is reducing. The Council has already made savings of £100 million in recent years while delivering and even improving services for the residents of Stockport. Over the coming years we’ll be faced with further difficult decisions about how to... More
    Opened 24 September 2019
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