Watch the augmented reality video of new town centre plans

Date published: 02 December 2021

A new augmented reality video showing details plans for the transformation of Oldham town centre has been unveiled.

Oldham Council have produced the video which brings the "town centre transformation plans to life."

The fly-through film outlines the plans and changes across the town centre – including the redevelopment of Spindles Town Square Shopping Centre, the creation of a brand-new town centre park and a dedicated cultural quarter with new theatre.

Cllr Arooj Shah, Oldham Council Leader and Cabinet Member for Economic and Social Reform, said: "We have lots of exciting plans for Oldham town centre but we know it can be difficult to visualise just how everything will come together.

"We have created this new video to put everything into perspective; to show you our major projects and how buildings and places could look in the future.

"Some of the changes will start to take shape really soon, including the redevelopment of Spindles, which will see building work start on site early next year.

"Please take a look at the video and see for yourself - there’s lots to look forward to!”

Watch the video below:

The footage, which was shot across the town centre using a drone, outlines the plans featured in the Big Oldham Conversation consultation website.

You can view the detail of the regeneration projects and add your own feedback here

Thousands of people have already visited the website..

The next community consultation - an oppportunity to meet council staff in person and discuss the plans -  takes place on Saturday 11 December in Spindles Town Square between 11am-3pm.

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