Thank you to everybody who has taken part in our free public online programme for Redesigning Grosvenor Square. We encourage you to participate in our upcoming events.
So far, 748 people have been involved over the past 6 weeks and we have gathered over 2049 pieces of feedback. This feedback will be consolidated to create the Grosvenor Square Community Priorities, a list that will be used throughout this process to assess if the emerging designs meet local requirements.
If you haven’t already, sign up to our next events to share your feedback.
Click on each section to read about our:
Local Conversations: 27th and 30th June
Our Local Conversations will be an opportunity for a more detailed conversation about what priorities need to be considered to make Grosvenor Square both useful and sustainable. Sign up here to attend.
Having completed the online events for 4 of the 5 project themes in this initial phase of the programme you can now read about these, watch the events back and find out what priorities and feedback we have collected so far. Read more about these here.
We have structured our feedback collection around 5 project themes that are based on what local people told us they were most interested in, as well as the areas of the design process where people can have the most influence:
When we were last in touch we had completed the online events covering 'Green in our cities' and 'Accessing the outdoors' and you can read more about these here.
So far in June we have completed 6 online events covering the next two themes; Spectacular horticulture and biodiversity and Healthy places, you can read more about these and the feedback we received below.
Spectacular Horticulture and Biodiversity
In late May, joined by an exceptional panel of speakers, we talked about ambitions for planting and wildlife in Grosvenor Square and what is needed to make it spectacular but also sustainable. You can see the full recording of the Big topic talk here.
Over the past week our events have focused on the fourth theme where we have heard from local people as well as excellent speakers about what activities, experiences and facilities might be needed in Grosvenor Square to support our health and wellbeing. If you missed it, you can see the full Big topic talk here.
Initial design ideas, 14 July - 7 August To bring together what we have learnt from you in recent months and share the initial design ideas, we would like to invite you to an open-air exhibition in Grosvenor Square to present the:
The safety of residents and the community is a priority for us at this time and therefore this display material will be available to view unstaffed in Grosvenor Square, and online at www.grosvenorsquare.org.
For those of you who would like to hear from the team about the ideas presented you can:
All the material will also be available to view and comment on via the Grosvenor Square website, this will all go live on the 14th July and we will send out invitations to get involved in this phase of the programme and have your say nearer the time.
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