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Area Regeneration Workshops Ryde, The Bay, West Wight, West Medina and East Medina


Area Regeneration Workshops Age and gender analysis • • • • •

Gender of attendees in each workshop Gender of attendees across all workshops Age of attendees in each workshop Age of attendees across all workshops Mean age of attendees

Assets, issues and vision • • • • •

Greatest assets identified in Ryde Top issues identified in Ryde All issues identified in Ryde Vision for Ryde As above for The Bay, West Wight, West Medina and East Medina


Gender of attendees at the Area Workshops Ryde M: 28 F: 17 U: 8 Total: 53

6% 15%

The Bay 45%

53%

49%

32%

M: 15 F: 16 U: 2 Total: 33

East Medina

West Wight 3%

4%

West Medina

48% 50%

M: 16 47% F: 15 U: 1 Total: 32

36%

M: 9 F: 5 U: 0 Total: 14

48%

64%

M: 11 F: 11 U: 1 Total: 23


Gender of attendees across all 5 workshops 8%

Gender

Total

Male

79

Female

64

Unspecified

12

Total

155

Male Female Unspecified 51% 41%


Age of attendees at the Area Workshops 0% 2%

Ryde

2%

6%

2% 6%

24%

The Bay

3%

27% 13% 31%

8%

6%

13%

9% 0% 0%

30%

0%

18%

5%

6% 13%

4% 4%

22%

34%

9% 13%

29%

4%

4%

43% 6% 28% 7%

48%

East Medina

West Wight 21% 0%

West Medina


Age of attendees across all 5 workshops 1% 1% 3%

Age band Under 16

5%

Under 16

2

16- 24

1

25- 34

25- 34

4

35- 44

35- 44

7

45- 54

45- 54

27

55- 64

55- 64

19

65- 74

65- 74

42

75 and over

9

Prefer not to say

44

Total

155

16- 24 28% 17%

6%

12%

75 and over 27%

Total

Prefer not to say


Mean age of attendee Area Workshop

Mean age (out of those who specified)

Ryde

59 years

Sandown

56 years

West Wight

61 years

West Medina

58 years

East Medina

61 years

Across all 5 areas

59 years


Assets identified at the Ryde Workshop

Photographs Š Visit Isle of Wight


Top three issues highlighted at the Ryde Workshop 1. Large empty buildings e.g. Ryde Arena; Town Hall; Vectis Hall; Ryde Theatre and Royal York Hotel • Making the town look ‘scruffy’ • Not attractive to tourists

2. Trees, green spaces, hedges and lawns • • •

Need planting and caring for, especially along Monkton Mead Brook. Retain, maintain and sustain! Make these mandatory in any new development

3. Youth opportunities • •

Photographs © Visit Isle of Wight Ice skating or a supervised, indoor skate park? Need more activities/ facilities; not much for young people to do


All issues highlighted at the Ryde Workshop


Vision for Ryde


Greatest assets identified at The Bay Workshop

Photographs Š Visit Isle of Wight


Top three issues highlighted at The Bay Workshop 1. Need high quality jobs •

High speed connectivity brings high tech. university

2. Lack of aspiration • • •

More involvement of young people in decision making and planning More local jobs More focused vocational training

3. Regeneration • • •

A focus on Sandown which has been neglected Contribute to the Island USP for visitors Make use of empty shops Photographs © Visit Isle of Wight


Issues highlighted at The Bay Workshop


Vision for The Bay


Greatest assets identified at the West Wight Workshop

Photographs Š Visit Isle of Wight


Top three issues highlighted at the West Wight Workshop 1. Young people leaving the island • • •

No higher education/ careers Satellite campus? Need higher level education e.g. degree/ post grad level

2. More cycle ways • •

Newport to Yarmouth cycleway? Alternative transport and improved health

3. Lack of GPs • •

Photographs © Visit Isle of Wight

Shorter waiting lists for appointments Health and social services to talk to each other more/ more coordinated


Issues highlighted at the West Wight Workshop


Greatest assets identified in the West Medina Workshop

Photographs Š Visit Isle of Wight


Top three issues highlighted at the West Medina Workshop 1. Lower than average wage Better wage, better skills? Wider supplies network Island Technology Park?

2. Need a good education system •

Good schools are required

3. Medical centre is at breaking point •

Need more GPs

Photograph © Visit Isle of Wight

• • •


Issues highlighted at the West Medina Workshop


Vision for the West Wight


Greatest assets identified at the East Medina Workshop

Photographs Š Visit Isle of Wight


Top three issues highlighted at the East Medina Workshop 1. Floating bridge •

Fix it!

2. 15 years of ‘degeneration’ • • • •

Regeneration plans have not come to fruition Everything has been on hold because of regeneration Town centre needs to be made a destination Need more shops/ cafes

3. Red Funnel have outgrown East Cowes •

Relocate out of town

Photographs © Visit Isle of Wight


Issues highlighted at the East Medina Workshop


Vision for East Medina


Vision for the Island across all 5 workshops


Regeneration Area Workshop Feedback Analysis  

An analysis of the responses and comments from discussions at the inital area workshops for regeneratrion on the Isle of Wight

Regeneration Area Workshop Feedback Analysis  

An analysis of the responses and comments from discussions at the inital area workshops for regeneratrion on the Isle of Wight

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