Town and Village Masterplans

In 2023 Ards and North Down Borough Council is undertaking a review of Village Action Plans across the Borough. 

Find out more, including details of additional Village Plan Review Drop In Sessions, at Village Action Plan Reviews | Ards and North Down Borough Council

What are Masterplans?

Masterplans set out a vision, the regeneration objectives and the actions required to support the strategic physical regeneration of a particular town or city centre.

Masterplans were developed in partnership with the Department for Social Development (DSD) for:

  • Bangor
  • Holywood
  • Comber
  • Newtownards
  • Donaghadee

You can download masterplans below.

Village plans
Village plans set out an integrated vision for the area they cover; they are developed as part of a partnership approach to improving the area.

Each village plan describes:

  • your local area and vision for how the area will develop in the future
  • the key issues, priorities and opportunities in your area
  • how you can be involved in improving your local area
  • useful information about working alongside the council to get things done

There are village plans for:

  • Ballygowan
  • Carrowdore
  • Cloughey
  • Groomsport
  • Helen’s Bay and Crawfordsburn
  • Killinchy
  • Lisbarnett and Lisbane
  • Millisle
  • Portavogie
  • Six Road Ends
  • Ballyhalbert
  • Ballywalter
  • Conlig
  • Greyabbey
  • Kircubbin
  • Portaferry

You can download masterplans and village plans below.