Measures used to manage night time economy Cumulative Impact Zones – Richmond and Twickenham town centres Dispersal zones used during summer and over Christmas Summer and winter campaigns – test purchases; additional police patrols; etc. Controlled Drinking Zones in place since end June 2007, Richmond and Twickenham town centres SET AGAINST Recognition of importance to local economy Worries about impact of recession
Richmond upon Thames and alcohol Public open space – 2 royal parks; Richmond and Twickenham Greens; riverside areas. Visitor attractions include Hampton Court, Kew Gardens and National Archives Twickenham Stadium (RFU) 82000 people at internationals and cup finals. Harlequins Rugby Union and League ground, London Scottish & London Welsh RUFCs Tourism and visitors contribute massively to local economy.
What led to CDZs Complaints from residents Problems in open spaces Under 18s and over 18s in mixed groups Findings of Observational Anti Social Behaviour Study
Review of CDZs June 2009 Problems due to changes in police recording New recording standards May 2008 2008/9 – 278 alcohol related stops (both CDZ and S27 Violent Crime Reduction Act outside the zones. 86% Richmond; 2% Twickenham 76% of stops resulted in alcohol being confiscated 7 arrests
Reports available Regulatory Committee June 2009 Review of CDZ Latest observational research report Alcohol Task Group report on alcohol – February 2008 www.richmond.gov.uk
Contact details Anne Lawtey Community Planning Manager London Borough of Richmond upon Thames 020 8831 6195 email@example.com