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Corporate Plan 2017-2021 - Transforming Basildon

Our Corporate Plan tells you more about the way we are changing and the difference we want to make for the community.

Our vision

Basildon Borough Council is committed to improving the lives of all residents across our five towns and creating opportunity and prosperity for local people and businesses. The purpose of the corporate plan is to show how we will deliver this vision through the individual promises in this document.

Our promises

We have three promises to the people who live, work and learn in the borough. We will concentrate our resources to work together to shape a borough that has:

Promise one: Strong, safe and healthy communities with access to quality homes

The outcomes we plan to deliver:

  • Every child attends a good school and is successful in learning
  • Improved access to early help and support for families
  • Children and adults are safe from harm
  • People are healthier, happier, independent and active
  • Decent housing and supporting infrastructure
  • Raised standards in privately rented accommodation
  • Support for key workers
  • Vibrant town centres and a thriving economy for everyone

Promise two: Vibrant town centres and a thriving economy for everyone

The outcomes we plan to deliver:

  • Access to more and better jobs and good business growth
  • Increased skills to get more people working
  • Vibrant town centres
  • A strong local economy and infrastructure
  • A skilled workforce retained within the borough

Promise three: Enhanced local environment and increased pride in our borough

The outcomes we plan to deliver:

  • The borough has attractive open spaces and public realm that are clean and tidy
  • Residents are satisfied with services and communities actively contribute to enhancing their local neighbourhoods
  • Strong action on unauthorised development
  • A borough that will plan properly to improve air quality
  • A borough that will plan properly to protect against the negative impact of urban sprawl, protect community spaces, and habitat destruction and fragmentation

Corporate Plan

Transforming Basildon - Corporate Plan 2017-2021 on ISSUU - pdf icon Transforming Basildon - Corporate Plan 2017-2021 [1Mb]

Our core principles

We are making sure the council focuses on making a positive difference to people's lives and modernises the way it works so that we give maximum value to all our taxpayers.

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