5. People feel safe and it’s child friendly

This is what people have told us is good about the area now:

  • Monkmoor Rec
  • Upton Lane
  • Dark Lane
  • Castle Walk park
  • The Elms Scout Hut
  • Upton Lane Scout Hut
  • Upton Lane Youth Club
  • Schools

This is what people have told us needs improving about the area now:

  • Safe roads with safe crossing points, safe cycle ways to schools, safer Belvidere Road Bridge
  • Bullies and mean people in some streets
  • School bus from Monkmoor to Belvidere, Priory and Meole
  • Control of unsafe parking outside schools
  • Discount travel for youngsters
  • Safer routes from home to recreation areas for children
By ourselvesWith othersInfluencing others
A-R
i)
Investigate the feasibility of closing streets for children’s recreation.A-TP
i)
Organise a ’20 is plenty’ campaign.
A-GA
ii)
Awareness-raising campaign to reduce car use for school journeys.A-TP
ii)
Bring officials and residents together to discuss traffic and parking black spots and to find solutions.

Making our vision happen

  1. People feel connected and that they belong here
  2. It’s easy and safe to get around, and it’s a pleasure to walk down the street
  3. Our built environment promotes a sense of community
  4. There’s enough green space for playing, relaxing and recreation
  5. People feel safe and it’s child friendly
  6. There’s a high quality environment that people value, enjoy and get out into
  7. People can live in an environmentally friendly way