Blackwood Redevelopment-Community Needs Survey 2017

The Blackwood Redevelopment - Community Needs Survey 2017 is based on results of an earlier survey conducted by the Blackwood Business Network in 2012 to identify infrastructure and community needs and preferences for the redevelopment of the commercial precinct. It also incorporates recommendations from previous studies conducted by Council, Council's Strategic Plan, the 30 Year Greater Adelaide Plan and two concept plans conducted by Urban Design Professionals. We wish to update the survey results to reflect the community needs of our current population.

Your input is valuable and much appreciated. Thank you for your time in completing this survey.

AgreeNot an IssueDisagree
One public restroom is not adequate to service the shopping community
The current rest room facility in the Blackwood district is not conveniently situated to service all retail shops
I would like access to modern undercover rest rooms in each shopping centre
I would like access to modern, clean baby changing facilities
I would like access to modern, clean toddler rest room facilities
Undercover parking close to shops
Covered walkways through and between centres during inclement weather
Stongly AgreeAgreeNot an IssueDisagreeStongly Disagree
Pedestrian Access between Centres is currently difficult
Improved pedestrian linkages between existing centres are needed
Pedestrian linkages incorporated into new shopping centre development would improve access between Main Road, Waite Street and Accross Shepherds Hill Road
Pedestrian linkages incorporating resting points (esp for the elderly and mothers with young children), including covered walkways, adjacent to cafes
Pedestrian linkages located within easy access to carparking
Strongly AgreeAgreeNeither Agree nor DisagreeDisagreeStrongly DisagreeUnsure
Available parking is insufficient
Manoeuvrability is often difficult in existing parking areas
Access and Egress is often difficult in existing parking areas
Additional parking is needed
Undercover parking with direct access to shops would be useful
Strongly AgreeAgreeNeither Agree nor DisagreeDisagreeeStrongly Disagree
Community Focal Points or Hubs integrate shopping, leisure and park facilities to improve access, convenience and public enjoyment and provide varied experiences for all age groups.
provide a place that offers a broad range of faciities to meet a broad range of community needs
provide a neutral meeting place where people can come and go as they please and feel comfortable within
provide the ability to respond to a desire for engagement, invovement and participation
a place that provides conversation and interaction
a place that provides opportuities for multiple use, co-location of facilities and effective and efficient use of services
a place that gives people a feeling of belonging
easily accessible with regard to location, access to public transport and design
a place that is memorable, inspiring, iconic and provies a sense of local identity
provides acceptance of all members of the community as equals, is inclusive rather than exclusive
provide a place that encourages self and interdependent assistance, together with enterprising spirit
Strongly AgreeAgreeNeither Agree nor DisagreeDisagreeeStrongly Disagree
Closing Young Street to through traffic
Establishing a Community/Activity Centre (library) on the exisitng Blackwood Community Centre site (2 story with consideration of undercroft parking)
Upgrade of adjacent Waite Street Reserve and playground
This would create an identify for the Blackwood district through development around a central focus/hub
Pedestrian friendly linkages between shopping, community and park facilities
Community develop a sense of place and ownership where ease of access, flow and connectivity occurs between all available infrastructure, and where they feel they can conveniently use the space,
Ample and shared use of car parking
Strongly AgreeAgreeNeither Agree nor DisagreeDisagreeeStrongly Disagree
New development in the Blackwood district should compliment its cultural heritage and village feel.
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 often shop at other Centres out of the area that offer a greater variety of retail
Strongly AgreeAgreeNeither Agree nor DisagreeDisagreeStrongly Disagree
Increased parking spaces
Undcercover parking during inclement weather
Convenient access between carpark and shopping centres
Pedestrian linkages through centres and between main roads. Eg between Main Road and Waite St, and between Coles, Young Street and Shepherds Hill Road.
Resting points along pedestrian walkways
Additional undercover, modern restrooms
Restrooms with baby change facilities and toddler area
Strongly AgreeAgreeNeither Agree nor DisagreeDisagreeStrongly Disagree
Movie Theatre
Other Indoor entertainment
Auditorium (for music and other performances)
Outdoor Cinema
Other outdoor entertainment
Strongly AgreeAgreeNeither Agree nor DisagreeDisagreeStrongly Disagree
Play Cafe
Internet Cafe
Wine Bar (restricted hours)
Youth sports facility/drop in Centre
Upgraded central park/reserve
Other

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