Central to the Vision for Harlow and Gilston is the mission of enhancing existing communities and creating exciting new ones in and around Harlow.
“The pioneering New Town of Gibberd and Kao will grow into a Garden Town of enterprise, health and sculpture at the heart of the UK Innovation Corridor. Harlow and Gilston will be a joyful place to live with sociable streets and green spaces; high quality homes connected to fibre optic broadband; local centres accessible by walking and cycling; and innovative, affordable public transport. It will set the agenda for sustainable living. It will be….”
JOBS AND ECONOMIC GROWTH
- The Garden Town vision will go hand-in-hand with plans for significant growth in and around Harlow and the wider London-Stansted-Cambridge Innovation Corridor.
- Growth and investment are being spearheaded by the Harlow Enterprise Zone, relocation of Public Health England to Harlow and the growth of Stansted Airport- Garden Town infrastructure and housing will be geared around this to ensure it is enhanced as a destination to both live and work.
A VIBRANT TOWN CENTRE
- The Garden Town provides a major opportunity to revitalise Harlow Town Centre through a new shopping and workspace experience.
- Wider opportunities will be harnessed with enhanced public transport, walking and cycling access to the Town Centre, better public realm and space for cultural and creative activities like festivals and open-air cinema events.