Vision Statement

Vision Statement

Wetherby must be a fair, inclusive and high quality sustainable place to live and work and maintain its character as a genuine market town

Aims and Objectives

  • To develop a vibrant and prosperous market town by encouraging development that supports a range of good quality jobs, businesses, shops and services that meet the needs of local people and protects and enhances the quality of the local environment.


  • To provide a range of housing that meets the needs of the town both in the short and longer term.


  • To encourage inclusive access for local people to the range of facilities and services that they need


  • To promote the use of sustainable forms of energy and transport for the benefit of local people


  • To provide new and diverse education, leisure and recreational activities for all ages in order to promote healthy and crime-free lifestyles.


Key Themes

  • Housing
  • Working and Shopping
  • Getting Around
  • Health, Well – Being and Leisure
  • Education
  • Environment and Sustainability
  • Design
  • Services