Corporate plan

Our vision

Wyre Forest is a network of thriving an confident communities which minimise their impact on the environment, where people have a decent and affordable home, feel safe and enjoy a good quality of life. 

Our priorities



  • A safe, clean and green living environment 
  • Supporting a successful local economy
  • Good quality and affordable homes for all


Our strategic actions

  • Adopt the new Local Plan
  • Implement measures to increase affordable housing 
  • Work with partners to protect our environment, to address air quality issues and to help to tackle climate change 
  • Work with partners to secure external funding and investment to support the economy
  • Oversee regeneration of central Kidderminster
  • Support the visitor economy in Stourport-on-Severn and Bewdley 
  • Work with partners to tackle abuse of vunerable people and environmental crimes
  • Work with town and parish councils so that they have local control over assets and services
  • Establish Bewdley Museum as a self standing charity

Within the council, everything staff and councillors do is underpinned by our values

Be honest Invest in our workforce Be supportive

We are honest, say what we mean and are always courteous

We challenge others' ideas constructively and respect decisions once made

We identify what skills are needed and develop our employees

We understand our development is a shared responsibility and give ourselves time to learn

We work together and openly help each other

We encourage a supportive environment