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Sworders Field Masterplan including Castle Gardens

Sworders Field Masterplan including Castle Gardens

Public Consultation

Now it’s time for your say

In February 2013, Bishop’s Stortford Town Council appointed Laurie Wood Architects and Liz Lake Associates, Landscape Architects to review Sworders Field and Castle Gardens and to create a Masterplan for the next 10-20 years.

The information boards describe the proposals; they are being exhibited at Carnival on 22nd June and at the Tourist Information Centre (Market Square) until 31st July.

A list of possible facilities was created: 1.

Enhanced paddling pool

2.

Multi-use bandstand/performance area

3.

Moorings for leisure boats

4.

Summer café

5.

Toilets (to include accessible toilets)

6.

Path enhancements to connect important areas and recognise desire lines

7.

Family picnic area(s)

8.

Feature planting area(s)

9.

BMX track

You can provide feedback verbally at the Carnival or you can take a leaflet and fill in the form. The forms can be returned at Carnival or at the Tourist Information Centre. You have until 2nd August 2013 to provide feedback If you lose your form or need another one, they are available from the Tourist Information Centre, you can download a copy from the Bishop’s Stortford Town Council website www.bishopsstortfordtc.gov. uk/sworders-field-masterplan, or you can contact the Tourist Information Centre (tel: 01279 655831)

TENNIS & NETBALL COURTS

WAYTEMORE CASTLE

SWORDERS FIELD

PADDLING POOL & BANDSTAND RIVERSIDE CAFÉ

WAR MEMORIAL

10. Dropped path to provide river access 11. Graffiti wall

FORMAL POND & GARDENS

12. Better drainage 13. Power and water for events 14. Community chair store 15. Landscaping of the moat 16. Northern extension to the re-watering of the moat

TOURIST INFORMATION SWORDERS FIELD

Sworders Field Masterplan including Castle Gardens

Public Consultation


11- 17yrs

18 - 25yrs

26 - 45yrs

46 - 60yrs

1—10 times a MONTH

NO

NO

Didn’t know we could

Didn’t know there was one

1—10 times a YEAR

60 yrs+

NO

No changes necessary

NO

NO

Don’t know

No changes necessary

MORE than once a month

LESS than once a month

EMAIL

NEVER

Thank you for completing this Questionnaire in order for Bishop’s Stortford Town Council to provide better facilities for residents and visitors.

NAME

Optional

Would you like to add any further comments: (please use extra paper if necessary)

Other, please specify

Picnic Area

BMX Track

Bandstand or performance areas

Self Drive boats e.g Rowing boats and canoes

River Trips

NEW FACILITIES

If the following New facilities were provided which would you be likely to use ?

YES

Do you think the New Paths are a good idea ?

YES

Do you like the proposed new layout for the area around the War Memorial and Formal Pond ?

YES

Do you like the proposed new layout for the area around the Paddling Pool and Performance Bandstand ?

YES

Do you or any of your family use the Tennis Courts ?

YES

Referring to the proposals map overleaf: Would you like to see the Skate Park enhanced ?

1 - 10 times a WEEK

How often do you use Sworders Field and Castle Gardens ?

Where do you live e.g CM23

Age please tick

Please complete by 2nd August and return to: Tourist Information Centre, 2 Market Square, Bishop’s Stortford CM23 3UU or email: tic@bishopsstortford.org

Bishop’s Stortford Town Council Sworders Field & Castle Gardens Public Consultation


Sworders Field leaflet