Coronation Park Consultation

Closed 12 Mar 2021

Opened 19 Jan 2021

Feedback updated 18 Jun 2021

We asked

We asked the local community for their views for developing a new vision for Coronation Park in Crosby.

Green Sefton are working alongside Capacity a Social Enterprise that supports organisation rethink and reimagine public services and are looking at improving the facilities within Coronation Park as it’s an important community asset. There are no funds available at this time however, we intend to develop ideas for the future of the park and use this data to help bid for external funding in 2021/22.

You said

Green Sefton received 557 completed questionnaires both electronically and paper based following promotion of the consultation online and in the park from the 1st January 2021 to the 12th March 2021.

 

In summary you out lined the following points:

 

  • Over 90% of visitors arrive on foot and the park is regularly used by local people with 83% of people living in the postcode area L23.
  • Respondents enjoy the park but feel it requires additional investment and improvement and rated the park below average.
  • Common uses of the park include the children’s play area, walking, relaxing, sports including bowling, tennis, football and basketball.
  • Over 71% of people said they would attend events in the park and show an interest to volunteer in the future.
  • Social media  and web sites were highlighted as the main method of hearing about events and activities in the park.
  • There was areas of concern about safety in the park and anti-social behaviour with ideas to improve the park including more staff on site, improved lighting, cut back overgrown vegetation and CCTV.
  • A whole range of new ideas and improvements were proposed but the most popular ideas included an improved play area, an improved boating lake area, better up keep of the park, café in the park, an improved pavilion with toilets and bay change area and more community space for events.

We did

We did

This consultation has informed Green Sefton on the key priorities of the community for Coronation Park.

We will use the comments and feedback to develop a new vision and plan for the park with our partner Capacity to be shared with local park stakeholders including the friends group in late 2021.

Work has begun to identify new funding streams to support the new vision and to help us deliver some of the improvements outlined as a priority in the consultation.

Green Sefton will continue to engage closely with the community on any future plans or proposals.

 

Overview

Green Sefton in partnership with the Friends of Coronation Park and supported by Capacity a Social Enterprise that supports organisations rethink and reimagine public services are looking at improving the facilities within Coronation Park in Crosby. There are no funds available at this time however, we intend to develop ideas for the future of the park and use this to bid for external funding to develop and improve the park. We would like your opinion on priorities that will help us form a new vision for the park.

What happens next

We will use your opinions to help us form a new vision for the park.

Areas

  • Cambridge
  • Church
  • Derby
  • Duke's
  • Ford
  • Harington
  • Kew
  • Linacre
  • Litherland
  • Manor
  • Meols
  • Molyneux
  • Netherton and Orrell
  • Norwood
  • Park
  • Ravenmeols
  • St Oswald
  • Sudell
  • Victoria

Audiences

  • Anyone from any background

Interests

  • Equality & Inclusion
  • Health & Wellbeing
  • Leisure
  • Mental health