United Kingdom Northern Ireland Scotland. Strategic direction for a vital urban quarter May " has taken place. Archived from the original PDF on 3 February Wikimedia Commons has media related to Stanley Street Quarter. The new company will actively seek to involve stakeholders and the public in its efforts to develop the area, including reserved places on the 'Board of Directors' for local businesses and interested members of the public.
Liverpool becomes the first British city to install rainbow street signs identifying the Gay Quarter.
Archived from the original on 14 July Stanley Street has often been seen as the symbolic heart of the 'gay quarter' and is where a large number of the bars are found. Original gay bar, The Stork, is demolished in Openly gay Councillor Steve Radford said, "Liverpool has a long way to travel in its journey to become a gay-friendly city". Research into Liverpool's gay past took a significant turning point in as part of the inaugural Homotopia celebrations, the city's home grown gay arts festival. LGBT culture in Liverpool. We now need to look at how we can develop and promote the quarter.
Cllr Nick Small, cabinet member for employment and skills, said: Retrieved 24 May As a result of this report innumerous regeneration options for the Stanley Street quarter were under discussion and include new rainbow coloured paving, artworks, gateway features, street-tree planting, new outdoor seating and street furniture, and a new public square. A delegation from West Yorkshire visited Liverpool in March to learn from the city's experience with a view to establishing an official gay area based on The Calls and Lower Briggate district of Leeds. The festival took place around the city's Gay Quarter with stages on Dale Street, Exchange Flags, and North John Street, and a city centre march was held during the day. Suggestions for which organisations and stakeholders should take responsibility for proposed actions and recommendations have also been made, and it is envisaged that initial stages of regeneration should take place over the next 2—5 years, with a longer term vision.