Allerdale's Vision

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A Great Place to Live

Allerdale is a place where all residents have the opportunity to engage in local decision making with many people participating and taking pride in their community. Everyone has access to excellent Council services and facilities.

Residents enjoy a clean and green environment and there is an abundance of recreational opportunities for all ages and abilities, taking advantage of the built and natural assets.

There is a wide range of housing types available, all of high quality and meeting environmental standards in communities where residents are safe, where life expectancy is not affected by where they live and where community spirit thrives.

A Great Place to Work

Allerdale is a place where businesses choose to locate themselves, where there is a skilled and motivated workforce, and where there is access to markets both physically and virtually. The area includes a large numbers of entrepreneurs taking advantage of a flourishing business community creating jobs and wealth for local people.

Local residents in Allerdale are able to take up a range of employment opportunities and have the ability to travel within the area. There are many prospects for learning and development, creating a “can do” attitude within the workforce. Young people aspire to remain in the area and have access to a range of careers and opportunities.

A Great Place to Visit

Allerdale is a world-class tourist destination with worldwide attraction. Visitors have access to a wide range of cultural opportunities that complements the natural beauty that dominates the district. Visitors are always made welcome, so much so that they cannot wait to return.

Further details on our priorities can be found within our Council Plan.
For more information about the Vision please contact the Policy Team on 01900 702730 or email
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Contact us

0303 123 1702

Allerdale Borough Council
Allerdale House, Workington, Cumbria,
CA14 3YJ