Movement for Liveable London Street Talks - Jon Irwin 11th December 2012

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December 2012 Street Talks - The word from the street 2. Jon Irwin. Brought to you by Movement for Liveable London - movementforliveablelondon.com

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Movement for Liveable London Street Talks - Jon Irwin 11th December 2012

  1. 1. Transforming your Town Centre Quick DIY Guide Example used: Tooting Town Centre Current status: Work in progress @jon_events
  2. 2. Transforming your Town Centre● Recognise the problem (bull in societys China shop – copenhagenize.com)● Imagine the future – Vision● Practical stuff i.e. making it happen
  3. 3. Transforming your Town Centre● Map out the space available to you
  4. 4. Transforming your Town Centre● Map out the space available to you ● Check pedestrianiselondon.tumblr.com if need ideas / help (Twitter: @pauljames)
  5. 5. Transforming your Town Centre● Check what others think● Contact your local Living Streets / London Cycling Campaign group● Refine your ideas / tweak them
  6. 6. Transforming your Town Centre● Check for local skills &/or funding to do this – Thanks to http://www.urbanmovement.co.uk / John Dales for pics Before
  7. 7. Transforming your Town Centre● Check for local skills &/or funding to do this – Thanks to http://www.urbanmovement.co.uk / John Dales for pics Visualisation
  8. 8. Transforming your Town Centre● Check for local skills &/or funding to do this – Thanks to http://www.urbanmovement.co.uk / John Dales for pics Implemented result
  9. 9. Transforming your Town Centre● Currently pending outcome of funding bid to create visualisation based on proposed plans Tooting Broadway Today – looking south along CS7
  10. 10. Transforming your Town Centre● Build a business case – Tooting Town Centre commissioned a report showing 83% of shoppers travel to Tooting without using a car. Duplicates Sustrans town centre case study findings.● No drive-thrus in Tooting – 100%* of customers enter local businesses on foot (*almost - exceptions mobility scooter users/some disabled people)● Put your ideas forward to local Councillors and Business community – build support there, then go for wider community
  11. 11. Transforming your Town Centre Change never just happens. People make change happen.Everyone reading this is one of those people. Together we are making a difference.
  12. 12. Transforming your Town Centre● Useful links● Tooting Town Centre 09-1005 Experian Gap Analysis report – http://ww3.wandsworth.gov.uk/moderngov/documents/s9480/09-1005%20-%20Experian%20Gap%20A● Sustrans – Information sheets Shoppers and how they travel – LN02 http://www.sustrans.org.uk/resources/publications/information-sheets● Urban Movement - http://www.urbanmovement.co.uk/● Pedestrianise London - http://pedestrianiselondon.tumblr.com/

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