Residents Survey - February 2020

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* 1. Do you agree with the following objectives for the Neighbourhood Plan?

  Strongly agree Agree Neither agree nor disagree Disagree Strongly disagree
Encourage a more appropriate mix of housing types, not just flats.
Encourage walking and cycling as a way of getting about - through the provision of safe cycle routes (and cycle rack locations) and improved pavements. 
Revitalise the High Street – in particular improving the outdoor areas, traffic management and encouraging a better range of shops and services.
Look after our green spaces –  in particular enhancing wildlife / natural areas and connecting corridors areas and having good access to the beach.
Retain and improve our community facilities.
Encourage new building designs to be carbon-neutral.

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* 2. Please include here any changes or additions you would like to see to the objectives:

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* 3. What do you like about the housing area you live in?  Please tick up to 3 points

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* 4. What don't you like about the housing area you live in?  Please tick up to 3 points.

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* 5. Thinking about the issues above (and any other points) - what is the main thing you might want to change or improve to make this area better?

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* 6. Considering your future housing needs in the next 5 – 10 years, please indicate which of the following best describes you:

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* 7. If you are to need a different home, will you want to stay in the Highcliffe and Walkford area?

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* 8. And will you be looking to (please indicate all that would apply)

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* 9. If you are to need a different home, what size or type of house will best fit your needs?

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* 10. What type of house do you currently live in

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* 11. Do you:

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* 12. How many bedrooms does your home have? (please include all spare rooms that could be used as bedrooms)

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* 13. How many people live in your home? (please include all usual residents)

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* 14. How many off-road parking spaces does your home have?

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* 15. How many cars / vans do you have in your household? (that are normally parked at home overnight)

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* 16. Do any of the following cause you direct concern about road safety within the local area?

  Yes - a lot Yes - a little Not really
Speeding traffic
Dangerous junctions
On-street parking in unsafe locations
Other (see below)

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* 17. Which walking / cycling routes in the area do you currently use most often?  Please name (and describe) up to three.

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* 18. What improvements or what new routes or crossings (if any) do you think are needed? Please list / describe

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* 19. How do you rate the following ideas for revitalising the High Street:

  Strongly agree Agree Neither agree nor disagree Disagree Strongly disagree
Encourage smaller retail units – more viable for start-up companies
Encourage light/cottage industries
Hold local market, say, once a month – close the High Street temporarily
Reduce / remove on street parking (increase parking to rear, including parking for electric cars and charging points)
Widen the pedestrian area and make it more attractive through better landscaping
Provide better advertising / signage of what is available

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* 20. Are there any other changes you would want to encourage in terms of the use or design of the High Street?

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* 21. What local green spaces (including beaches) do you particularly value? Please list their name / location

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* 22. Are there any local green spaces that need to be made more publicly accessible?  Please list their name / location

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* 23. What other community / local facilities do you particularly value?

  Highly value Slightly value Do not consider important
Highcliffe Library
Greystones Community Centre
Mudeford Wood Community Centre
Highcliffe Medical Centre
Highcliffe Castle (use for community events)
Food & Arts Festival
Highcliffe Bowling Club
Walkford Stores / neighbourhood centre
The Amberwood Inn (local pub)
The Walkford Hotel (local pub)
The Oaks, Highcliffe (local pub)
Churches (various)
Coda Music Centre

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* 24. What do consider to be a top priority for a new / improved community facility?

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* 25. Do you think that achieving the highest possible energy efficiency and sustainability standards in new development is more important than buildings being in character with the local area?

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* 26. Are there any aspects or specific areas of the parish where local character is particularly important?  Please list what these are / describe their location

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* 27. Are there any recent developments in the local area that you think are particularly good examples?

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* 28. What concerns you the most about new building? What design features do we need to specify so that past mistakes are avoided?

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* 29. To help us check we have received responses from across the area, please could you tell us you postcode (or road name)

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* 30. To help us check we have received responses from all age groups, please could you tell us which of the following age ranges you fall within

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* 31. And finally - thank you for completing this questionnaire - we will be consulting further as we progress but if there is anything you particularly want to raise now, please do so here.

If you cannot submit the survey online, please complete it and bring or post it back to the Parish Office:
Highcliffe & Walkford Parish Council, Old School House, 254 Lymington Road, Highcliffe, BH23 5ET

Please return the form by no later than end February 2020.

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