Accessible Ayr is an ambitious project by South Ayrshire Council, Ayrshire Roads Alliance and Sustrans. The plan is to significantly invest in the town centre, making it a vibrant and more attractive place for people to visit and enjoy, as well as make it easier to access by pedestrians and cyclists. The streets included in the project are highlighted on the plan below.
The Accessible Ayr project aims to make the town centre a more vibrant place by creating spaces and places by upgrading the key town centre streets of High Street, Sandgate, Kyle Street, Alloway Street and Newmarket Street, Fort Street, Carrick St, John St, Station Rd, Smith St, Burns Statue Square, River St, Barns Crescent, Wellington Sq., Pavilion Road and Miller Rd.
Have Your Say
Our first round of public consultation ran from 14th November - 12th December 2022 and included two drop in events on Thursday 17th November and Saturday 19th November. Following this initial consultation in 2022 the design team have listened and incorporated feedback to produce refined plans.
A second round of consultation is now underway to review updated designs for Accessible Ayr, a project that will significantly improve the town centre, making it a vibrant and more attractive place for people to visit and enjoy.
You can come and view the plans, meet the team & have your questions answered at two public consultation events to be held on:
Thursday 9th November from 2pm until 7pm
Saturday 11 November from 12 noon until 4pm,
at Ayr Central Shopping Centre
Plans are now available to view online at https://accessibleayr-swecouk.hub.arcgis.com/
Consultation is open from 6th November - 4th December 2023
You can also call 0800 987 5990 for further information.
Your feedback is important to shaping the final designs and helping create a more thriving town centre that will be easier to access by pedestrians and cyclists.