Feedback

Feedback

The first public consultation has concluded, we are now reviewing the feedback and updating the proposals for 5-10 Highams Park Industrial Estate. We will be holding a further consultation later in the year and will notify the community at a later date.

Initial summary

  • Overall, there have been 108 feedback forms provided, however 17 were duplicates and therefore 91 feedback forms have been considered in total.
  • In relation to the masterplan feedback, we received 89 feedback responses, with 17% strongly agreeing and a further 26% agreeing.
  • There was no clear choice as to the preference to replace the industrial space but the most popular were tech companies, other non-industrial uses, offices and light industries respectively.
  • The most selected masterplan principle was to, ‘improve the public realm and recognises the pedestrian desires for access to key amenities’ being selected by 25 respondents.
  • In relation to the Units 5-10 Highams Park Industrial Estate, 31% strongly supported or supported the proposals with a further 31% neutral.
  • Respondents were very supportive of the proposals aim to increase employment opportunities on the site, with 68% of respondents strongly supporting or supporting the statement and a further 19% were neutral.
  • There were a variety of comments in relation to what could come forward within the masterplan, with there being references to ensuring that the height and design is in-keeping with the local area and that there is extensive landscaping across the site.

For a full report of the feedback received, please click the following, Highams Park Industrial Estate – Website Analytics and Feedback Summary (July Consultation 2021).