An overarching options workshop 4 February 2015 looked at options through group work. A series of thematic workshops were held for invited audiences looking at issues and themes as follows

Business seminar 16 January 2015

Housing seminar 9 February 2015

Residents meeting 5 February 2015 to which all residential addresses in the NDP area received an individual invitation

Environment, ecology and energy seminar 23 February 2015

Culture, heritage and leisure seminar 24 February 2015

Transport and movement seminar 4 March 2015

At an earlier stage a spiritual focus group also met 16 October 2014