Resident Consultation Programme for all residents and stakeholders kicks off on 30th May with a Workshop, 6pm-8.30pm, at the Bridge Community Centre.

Yorke Drive Focus

The Bridge Ward Neighbourhood Study, carried out in 2012, looked at the relationship between Yorke Drive estate and the rest of Bridge Ward, and explored how to regenerate this area. The study made some proposals, but due to lack of funds this was not taken forward.

In 2017, Newark and Sherwood District Council secured Government funding to look again at options for the regeneration of the Yorke Drive estate, to make it a safer and a better place to live. This includes considering possible options for the development of additional housing for rent and sale on part of the Lincoln Road Playing Fields, and the provision of improved sports and recreational facilities.

We are carrying out consultation and master-planning looking at all the options and giving residents and stakeholders the opportunity to feed in their views of the priorities for improving the area. Everyone who lives, works or is involved in some way with the Yorke Drive estate will have the opportunity to get involved

By summer 2018, we will seek to draw up firm proposals to take the project forward. However, no decisions have yet been taken on any of this.

The information on this website is aimed at informing interested parties of the proposals, and how you can get involved in influencing them.

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Online survey available until the end of May

Yorke Drive residents can still complete a survey form on-line up until 31 May on

All completed surveys, including those on-line, will be entered in to the prize draw for the chance to win £50 shopping vouchers.

Latest update

The Yorke Drive Residents Consultative Panel met again on 25 April, and were able to meet the Masterplanning architects , as well as agree how the Yorke Drive Newsletter will look and the information it will include. Look out for the Yorke Drive Newsletter later this month. If you want to join the panel, contact Harriet Partington on 01636 703 685 or e mail

From residents feedback from the Yorke Drive household survey, Newark and Sherwood Homes will be setting up a Task and Finish Action group with Residents Panel members to discuss actions in response to the issues raised. 

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Newark and Sherwood District Council
Yorke Drive Focus
Castle House
Great North Road
NG24 1BY

01636 655462


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