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TWO masterplans showing what the future could hold for Portsmouth go on show to the public tomorrow.

A leaflet summarising the proposals is going out to all homes in the city this week and printed copies will soon be available at a range of locations.

These include the ground floor of the civic offices in Guildhall Square, which are open from Monday to Thursday, 8.30am to 5pm, and from 8.30am to 4pm on Fridays.

Copies will also be available to view from tomorrow at the city council’s libraries, area offices in Buckland, Somers Town, Landport, Paulsgrove and Portsea, as well as community centres.

For addresses and opening times, or to view electronic copies of the plans, people can visit

Residents can have their say on the proposals by emailing or writing to: Planning Services, Civic Offices, Guildhall Square, Portsmouth, PO1 2AU.

They can also fill in a survey at or talk to council officers at drop-in events, neighbourhood forums or focus groups.

A full list is on the council’s website but drop-in events will take place on Wednesday, August 8 in Cascades Shopping Centre and at Tesco Northarbour on Wednesday August 15.

Copies of the full planning documents can also be bought for £10 each. Residents with queries can call (023) 9268 8633 and the deadline for comments is Friday September 14.