Presentation on theme: "Ouse Washes LP: Understanding Audience and Access Rachael Brown Community Development Manager."— Presentation transcript:
Ouse Washes LP: Understanding Audience and Access Rachael Brown Community Development Manager
What we needed to know..... Knowledge Scheme audience Values Access New opportunities Barriers Baseline data
Parish consultations: discussion groups (Denver, Welney, Manea, Sutton, Earith, Over, Mepal) and online surveys (all Parishes in LP area) Stakeholder and other relevant organisations: online surveys Market Town consultations: face to face surveys (March, Chatteris, Ely, St Ives, Downham Market,) Visitor consultations: face to face surveys (Denver Sluice Complex; RSPB Fen Drayton; Hermitage Lock, Earith) Desk top data gathering 182 responses 24 responses 121 responses 47 responses 7 surveys How we found this out.....
Identified themes: knowledge and values ‘’I Love it all. The Flatness with the beautiful sky-scapes. The history. The waterways.’’ ‘’Frankly, I'm not keen on the local landscape. I'm a hilly, foresty type of person so take every opportunity to escape to more congenial venues’’ ‘’Its all about a sustainable balance - many of these are inter-related and impact on each other. Concentrate on things that have multiple benefits and not single issues.’’
Identified themes: access and engagement Local, informal access Information and promotion Improved facilities Organised events Walking and cycling routes
People who are uninspired by the landscape Identified audiences Young people and families & Incomers and new communities Farmers and land owners Heritage supporters Deprived communities Migrant communities Visitors