Issue - meetings
Progress Report: Parks and Open Spaces 10 year Strategic Plan 2017-2027
The Committee considered the report of Andrew Williams, Parks and Open Spaces Manager, which provided an update on the progress made in the delivery of the Parks and Open Spaces 10 Year Plan.
Mr Williams highlighted that:-
A review of the strategic and non-strategic play
areas had been undertaken. The
principle being that families should have access to a play area
within 1 km (or 12 minutes walk) from
where they live.
The implementation of a pro-active tree safety
inspection programme was moving from a 4 year cycle to a 3 year
The grant scheme for Strategically Important Play
Areas maintained by Parishes had been implemented.
The team were working with developers and Planning
Officers at pre-application stage to plan and develop open spaces
on new housing developments.
A Parks and Open Spaces Stakeholder Group would be
developed during 2019-20.
Projects such as the Go Green Go Wild had been
developed to progress bio-diversity in partnership with local
Officers worked collaboratively with other agencies
to develop a quality of life programme.
Committee requested that their thanks be noted to the staff and
volunteers for all their hard work.
1) That the first annual summary of progress for Parks and Open
Spaces 10 Year Strategic Plan be noted.
2) That a letter of thanks from the Committee be sent to the staff and