Hirst Masterplan

Details of plans for the Hirst area of Ashington.

The Hirst Masterplan was developed with the community by Ryder Architecture Ltd for Northumberland County Council.

This is a draft summary, developed with the community and we will continue involve local residents as the project develops over the coming months and years.

In the executive summary you can view the following: 

  • Introduction 
  • Headlines 
  • Background to the Project 
  • The Process 
  • Context 
  • The Study Area 
  • Stakeholder and Community Engagement 
  • Approach to the Masterplan 
  • Aims for the Hirst 
  • Key areas for improvement 
  • Project Ideas 
  • Masterplan Overview 
  • Pilot Area Options 
  • Projects and Phasing 
  • Next Steps 

More information will be added to this page as plans are developed with the community over the coming months. This is a long-term project and Northumberland County Council is committed to working with the community throughout its development. 

Officers will be in place soon to discuss how you can get involved. Their contact details will appear here when they are available. 

Hirst Masterplan Executive Summary