ACTION PLAN – Core Plans  - All Compartments.

Theme - Facilities (Interpretation)

CODE


ISSUES


ACTION


OUTCOME


KEY ORGANISATION


TIMESCALE


FUNDING


F/I 1


Provision, maintenance  and updating of on-site interpretive material e.g. interpretive boards, directional signage, notice boards etc.


Identify and research places and features of interest; use of local knowledge; design boards etc.; determine best locations.


Increased overall visitor enjoyment and understanding of greenspaces; promotes local and natural heritage; encourages sense of pride in local area.


Parks & Countryside.




Ongoing.


Lottery funding; sponsorship, Parks & Countryside.




F/I 2


Provision and updating of promotional interpretive material e.g. site and events leaflets, newsletters.


Identify and research suitable  places and features; use of local knowledge; encourage contributions from local communities and user groups; identify funding.


Encourages more people to visit sites; increased overall visitor enjoyment and understanding of greenspaces; promotes local and natural heritage; encourages sense of pride in local area.


Parks & Countryside.




Ongoing.


Lottery funding; sponsorship, Parks & Countryside.




F/I 3


Provision, maintenance and updating  of interpretive facilities to extend enjoyment and promotion of sites to people with disabilities, including Braille, large print, listening posts etc.


Identify and research suitable  places and features; use of local knowledge; seek advice about suitable design and techniques for meeting needs;  identify funding.


Encourages visits; increased overall visitor enjoyment and understanding of greenspaces; promotes local and natural heritage; encourages sense of pride in local area


Parks & Countryside.




Ongoing.


Lottery funding; sponsorship, Parks & Countryside.




F/I 4


Programme of site based public events and activities to educate and promote sites to  the public.


Identify suitable sites and activities; encourage involvement of local groups to lead walks etc; Compile a list of events for distribution to the wider public.


Encourages people to visit sites; increased overall visitor enjoyment and understanding of greenspaces; promotes local and natural heritage; encourages sense of pride in local area.


Parks & Countryside




Ongoing.


Parks & Countryside.




F/I 5


Consider establishing a website for the WLCP.


Create an interactive website with the help of an in-house web designer or local college; update and maintain preferably with the input of interested members of the local community. 


Helps to disseminate information and news quickly; helps with consultation processes through online surveys etc.


Parks & Countryside




2008

Parks & Countryside.




F/I 6


All Community Parks within the WLCP boundary should meet the Leeds Quality Park Standard in terms of the provision of interpretive material available.


Carry out a LQP audit and assessment of each Community Park within the Country Park in terms of interpretive material available; identify improvements which need to be made and funding required; undertake improvements and monitor.


Increased visitor satisfaction and visits to Community Parks across the WLCP.


Parks & Countryside.


Ongoing.


Parks & Countryside, Green Leeds, Section 106.


F/17

Identifying and locating funding for interpretive improvements.

Identify sources of funding available for interpretive facilities and activities.


Increased revenue to achieve identified needs and resolve issues.

Parks & Countryside.

Ongoing.

Parks & Countryside.

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