The Value of Place – Counted in Lives by Kristin Warry of Swindon Borough Council
Some facts about Swindon <ul><li>230 sq km </li></ul><ul><li>Mostly Rural, but building on this fast </li></ul><ul><li>5 n...
GIS at Swindon <ul><li>Lots of Experts </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Good gazetteer and population p...
Stage 1 – Identify Centres <ul><li>1 per 10,000 of population </li></ul><ul><li>3 x 24 hour Centres </li></ul><ul><li>Not ...
Problem 1 <ul><li>Abbey Meads 2001 – 5,000 population </li></ul><ul><li>Abbey Meads 2009 – 15,000 population </li></ul><ul...
Other issues: <ul><li>Non-Permanent Residents </li></ul><ul><li>Roads and Traffic </li></ul><ul><li>Population profiles </...
Decision: <ul><li>2 or more sites per ward </li></ul><ul><li>Use Village and Community Halls </li></ul><ul><li>Be flexible...
Highworth:
 
 
 
On the day: <ul><li>Surprise! – a GI person… </li></ul><ul><li>Able to be very flexible </li></ul><ul><li>Good local knowl...
Some simple outcomes: <ul><li>Know your population </li></ul><ul><li>Train your emergency planners </li></ul><ul><li>Keep ...
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  1. 1. The Value of Place – Counted in Lives by Kristin Warry of Swindon Borough Council
  2. 2. Some facts about Swindon <ul><li>230 sq km </li></ul><ul><li>Mostly Rural, but building on this fast </li></ul><ul><li>5 new streets a week!! </li></ul><ul><li>100,000+ properties and counting….. </li></ul><ul><li>Another 25,000 properties planned in the next 10 years </li></ul>
  3. 3. GIS at Swindon <ul><li>Lots of Experts </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Good gazetteer and population predictions </li></ul><ul><li>Good local partnership working and information sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Emergency Planners have a good idea of where we can help </li></ul>
  4. 4. Stage 1 – Identify Centres <ul><li>1 per 10,000 of population </li></ul><ul><li>3 x 24 hour Centres </li></ul><ul><li>Not existing health centres </li></ul><ul><li>Preferably Council Owned </li></ul><ul><li>Needs to be workable </li></ul><ul><li>Needs to be accessible! </li></ul>
  5. 5. Problem 1 <ul><li>Abbey Meads 2001 – 5,000 population </li></ul><ul><li>Abbey Meads 2009 – 15,000 population </li></ul><ul><li>A lot not on the maps yet! </li></ul><ul><li>Fortunately on the gazetteer – so took a standard new build demographic and extrapolated. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Other issues: <ul><li>Non-Permanent Residents </li></ul><ul><li>Roads and Traffic </li></ul><ul><li>Population profiles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Age, sex </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Languages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cultures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ethnicity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Religion </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Decision: <ul><li>2 or more sites per ward </li></ul><ul><li>Use Village and Community Halls </li></ul><ul><li>Be flexible, able to vary response </li></ul><ul><li>Gather key contacts for changing data </li></ul><ul><li>Plot known issues, and make available in an easy manner </li></ul><ul><li>Identify key holders, parking, walking routes. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Highworth:
  9. 12. On the day: <ul><li>Surprise! – a GI person… </li></ul><ul><li>Able to be very flexible </li></ul><ul><li>Good local knowledge – fun times </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility built in </li></ul><ul><li>Mobility of data </li></ul><ul><li>Some new questions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>We don’t have business data freely available! </li></ul></ul>
  10. 13. Some simple outcomes: <ul><li>Know your population </li></ul><ul><li>Train your emergency planners </li></ul><ul><li>Keep your gazetteers ready and accessible, preferably with residential tag </li></ul><ul><li>Keep data secure, but available </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t do too much preparation! </li></ul><ul><li>GI to the rescue  </li></ul>

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