Decision details

Wirral Plan: A 2020 Vision - Underpinning Strategies: Culture

Decision status: Information Only

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Events, arts, culture and heritage are intrinsic parts of what makes Wirral such a fantastic place to live and visit. World-famous museums and galleries, thriving arts festivals and theatres, and energetic and creative residents combine to form a borough with an incredible heritage and a bright future.


I am proud to present Wirral’s Culture Strategy which is the overarching vision for how everyone in this borough can work together to build on the cultural assets we have and allow every resident to enjoy them.”


In the Wirral plan we set out the following pledge: We will encourage more people to enjoy the wide range of leisure, culture and sporting opportunities on offer across Wirral. We will listen to residents’ ideas and requests, and by 2020, will have increased access to events and activities to all our residents, regardless of age or income.”


CouncillorChris Meaden


Reason for Decision:


TheCulture Strategy hasbeen developedto deliverthe WirralPlan pledge to encourage more residents and visitors to enjoy leisure and culture opportunities on offer across the borough.


Thestrategy hasbeen developedwith residents,partners andstakeholders toensure that therehas beenextensive engagementin thedevelopment ofthe strategyand it priorityareas.




That the Culture Strategy be approved.




Councillor Chris Meaden introduced a report providing Cabinet with the Culture Strategy; a key strategic document which articulated ambitions related to the Wirral Plan Environment Priority:


Wirral has an attractive and sustainable environment, where good health and an excellent quality of life is enjoyed by everyone who lives here


The Wirral Plan: A 2020 Vision sets out a shared vision to improve outcomes for Wirral residents.  Delivery of the priorities and outcomes described in the Plan were underpinned through the development and implementation of a set of key strategies.


Publication date: 07/04/2016

Date of decision: 21/03/2016

Decided at meeting: 21/03/2016 - Cabinet

Effective from: 15/04/2016

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