What makes a great place? - essay plan (Factors that influence a place…
What makes a great place? - essay plan
Factors that influence a place being "great"
Lack of disease
Lack of pollution
Lack of cars in the area
Danger risk lowered?
less pollution and gases
more chance of the community coming together.
Less people having to dart between cars to try and get to the various parts within the area.
Lack of litter and rubbish lying about
Designated bins around the area.
Gum stop and designated recycling holes
living standards and availability of housing
Whether the housing is modern and a nice space to live in
Safe environment, friendly people
Welcoming community for new residents or visitors (tourists)
Great places are usually very comfortable and they have great activities within them
Comfortable location, is usually found within a great place
Somewhere that is sociable - links in with a community + community spirit.
Able to interact with our government
Whether the space functions with disabled user and people with special needs
disabled friendly shop doors and lifts leading people up floors.
Brail on street signs (blind)
Autism work shops - local based
When cultures mix
When they have great public services within them, such as libraries, schools, field houses.
Good access - car access, public transport system.
Access to outside places (roads)
Park and ride?
Parking that has good safe access to the environment - pedestrian crossings.
Motorcycle and cycle parks
Good access around the area (street links)
E - car charging facilities
Whether it is visible from a long distance away.
Green spaces.- visual look of the buildings (aesthetically pleasing, rather than cold dark ugly buildings)
Areas with picnic bench - leads towards the community spirit.
Number of shops in an area
More interesting than a row of offices of banks
Large brands like Next and McDonalds can attract visitors
Shops which are not abandoned
Revitalising abandoned structures