S106 Consultation Results
S106 voting results and proposals
1. The following is an update on how Sway Residents voted during the 2nd phase of the consultation on enhancing public open space, sport and recreational facilities.
a) The total number of votes received was 653, however following an adjudication process outlined in S106 Adjudication Methodology [15kb], the total number of valid votes was 600.
b) Two thirds of votes were completed online with the remainder paper copies manually in-put into Survey Monkey.
c) All age groups were encouraged to vote, with voting number in parentheses outlined below.
Under 7yrs (21), 7-11yrs (88), 11-16yrs (42), 17-35yrs (49), 35-65yrs (250), & 65+(150)
d) Voters were asked to put their first three choices in order of preference; to ensure all preferences were considered the votes were weighted as follows.
First choice was multiplied 3, second by 2, third by 1.
e) The most popular choice gaining 581 weighted votes was
Stanford Rise - Wildflower / sensory planting, orchard, natural play e.g. logs and mounds, picnic areas, improvements to paths and entrance.
f) The second with 569 weighted votes.
Jubilee Fields - Multi Use Games Area (MUGA) - fenced all weather area that can be used for 5 aside football / netball etc.
g) The third choice with 521 weighted votes for combined children's play equipment 7-16 year olds.
2. Additional questions
a) Should dogs be allowed on Stanford Rise? Of those that answered this question
36.25% said YES and 63.75% said NO.
Had the majority voted yes the preference would have been for the dogs to remain on leads. 73% / 27 %
b) 65 people said they would be interested in a potential "Friends of Stanford Rise" Group, the majority supplying their email address.
c) 282 people supplied their email addresses to be included on a distribution list for any future e-newsletter.
3. Results table and graph (click on the thumbnail to expand to full size)
Following Full Council meeting on 25 February the following proposal was agreed
To draw up, cost and implement a scheme at Stanford Rise - Wildflower / sensory planting, orchard, natural play e.g. logs and mounds, picnic areas, improvements to paths and entrance and incorporating improved drainage. Select here for more information regarding the Stanford Rise project.
To recognise that Sway Residents are in favour of the installation of a Multi User Games Area (MUGA), to earmark remaining funds for this, and to actively support proposals to seek funding for its installation. A review of funding progress will take place in December 2017.