Sheviock Parish Consultation Event – 18/01/2014

Sheviock Community Hall, Crafthole
Saturday 18 January 2014. 09:30 – 12:30

Held in conjunction with Open Space Consultation.
The event was conducted as an open consultation, with various maps shewing the individual settlements, and two peninsula maps, one indicating bus routes.
The maps were covered with cellophane to enable notes to be made thereon, post-its were also supplied in order to make comments.
A handout with the questionnaire was handed to each visitor.
The returns are summarised in the following:

Attendees

(11-20) 10, (21-40) 12, (41-60) 29 (61+) 49 Total 100

Housing

The maps indicated the land allocated by Antony Estate.
Many of the answers did not differentiate the four choices of Affordable housing so the results are shewn as Open mkt., Affordable, Sheltered, and infill.
Open : 3 with many comments indicating concern of these being used as second homes.
Affordable: 27 equally divided between Sheviock and Crafthole, with only one choice of Portwrinkle.
Sheltered style: Sheviock 7, Crafthole 6, non specific 5. There were 3 comments querying govt. Policy on this type of dwelling, these may therefore have declined to suggest .
Extending Tredis View was suggested by a number of respondents, 5.
There were 3 specific infill sites, and some general “many farm buildings”

Transport

Bus routes to St Germans railway station were suggested 12 times.
Others were Crafthole to; Rame; Looe & Polperro.
Water Links, Looe – Portwrinkle was suggested 4 times, with Wacker – Saltash and Cawsand – Plymouth being suggested once. All water link suggested were seasonal.
Park and Ride was suggested at Tregantle, Trerulefoot and Antony x 2.

Recreation

Footpaths were indicated  Alongside Finneygook Lane 6, alongside road from Crafthole towards Liscawn, 3, Alongside Crafthole Hill, 5, Alongside Downderry Road to footpath No 4, 2 Distinct paving around village 3
The adjacent open space event answered requirements for play areas,
Maker was suggested  3 times for camping, and one suggestion above BlackyBall.

Commerce

Bigger shop , better Broadband, Mobile phone aerial for Portwrinkle, were cited as requirements for improved business in outlying areas.
Barn Barton was suggested as suitable for businesses 2
A network of holiday accommodation business interlinked to provide cycle/ rambling holidays with forwarding of baggage were suggested 3 times.

Renewable energy

Suggested included SMALL wind turbines, 2, SMALL Solar 2,  wave energy, and mention was made of “where the old tide mills were”. Worthy of further investigation.
Many stressed they did not want large wind turbines.
Supermarket- a resounding 38 Nos, No Yeses.
Future problems and scenarios. There were many comments on the effects of traffic on housing, sewers, water supplies, safety and quality of living.
Many asked where the new housing inhabitants will work, park, go to school and so on.
With ref to the demographics, half of the attendees were 60+, one comment for future scenario was “ bought my burial plot”

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