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The population of Blackwood may not be sufficient to warrant the introduction of a fourth supermarket.
The site may be too small for the required carparking to cater for a supermarket
There is a high liklihood of carparking overspill into surrounding residential streets.
Carparking overspill into surrounding residential streets is not practicable given council restrictions on parking on both sides of the road in the event of fire, and to allow free access and egress of emergency vehicles.
Strongly AgreeAgreeNeither Agree nor DisagreeDisagreeStrongly DisagreeUnsure
Existing tenants have either not been consulted or not considered regarding suitable relocation options to carry on their businesses
This location seems too far from the centre of Blackwood.
A critical planning issue impacting the Blackwood commercial precinct and ease of shopping is the dispersement of shops along the main thoroughfare rather than concentration of retail in a well designed centre with all required facilities.
There is a risk to the viability of existing businesses in the centre of Blackwood if development continues in this dispersed manner and shoppers are drawn away from the central precinct
Strongly AgreeAgreeNeither Agree nor DisagreeDisagreeeStrongly Disagree
Increased risk of collision is likely with high volume access to a carpark given this section of Main Road adjacent to the site is frequently subject to 'near miss' collisions
Increased risk of collision is likely with high volume access to a carpark given this section of Main Road adjacent to the site is the point at which one lane converges into two.
Increased risks to pedestrian safety is likely with high volume access to a carpark, given there are no designated safe pedestrian refuges on Main Road in the vicinity of the site.
Increased risks to the safety of cyclists is likely with high volume access to a carpark, given this section of Main Road adjacent to the site is the point at which one lane converges into two.
Increased risks to pedestrian safety - in particular the elderly with frames and gophers, and parents with prams, is likely with high volume access to a carpark, given there are no designated safe pedestrian refuges on Main Road in the vicinity of the site.
Generally, the infrastructure is either not available or inadequate to support safe vehicular movement, safety to cyclists and pedestrians in the vicinity of the site on Main Road
Strongly AgreeAgreeNeither Agree nor DisagreeDisagreeStrongly Disagree
I shop locally most of the time
I shop locally some of the time
I rarely shop locally
I mostly shop locally for food and groceries
I cannot buy all the products I need in Blackwood
I cannot access all the services I need in Blackwood
I prefer other Centres out of the area that offer a greater variety of retail

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