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Proposed Submission Core Strategy and Policies Development Plan Document Review

Ended on the 5 March 2015
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APPENDIX 6

IPSWICH STANDARDS FOR THE PROVISION OF OPEN SPACE, SPORT AND RECREATION FACILITIES

TABLE 10

Typology of open spaces, sport & recreation facilities

Quantity Standard

Accessibility Standard

1. Parks & Gardens

1.42ha per 1000 popn

15 minute walk time

2. Amenity Green Space

0.6ha per 1000 popn

10 minute walk time

3. Natural and Semi Natural Green Space

1.53ha per 1000 popn

15 minute walk time

4. Outdoor Sports Facilities

1.42ha per 1000 popn

15 minute walk time

5. Provision for Children e.g. Local Areas of Play, Local Equipped Areas for Play and Neighbourhood Equipped Areas for Play - LEAPs, NEAPs and DEAPs.

0.08ha per 1000 popn

10 minute walk time

6. Provision for Young People e.g. teen shelters, multi-use games areas

0.04ha per 1000 popn

15 minute walk time

7. Allotments

0. 41ha per 1000 popn

Should also have reference to Council waiting lists to indicate demand

15 minute walk time

8. Cemeteries & Churchyards

Standard not appropriate

Standard not appropriate

9. Ecological networks

Standard not appropriate

Standard not appropriate

10. Civic Spaces

Standard not appropriate

Standard not appropriate

For quality standards for types 1 to 9 above, please refer to the Ipswich Open Space, Sport & Recreation Study 2009 (reviewed in 2013)

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