Community Mapping in London Louise Francis  London 21 Sustainability Network
Who are London 21 <ul><li>An environmental charity promoting and supporting community-based initiatives for a more sustain...
Mapping in London21 <ul><li>Five years ago pioneered the first online, interactive “GreenMap”  http://greenmap.london21.or...
 
Specialised Layers
 
Community Maps Website www.communitymaps.london21.org
 
Community Issues
Community Issues
Why Community Mapping? Official information doesn’t always tell the whole story. What do communities want to map? <ul><li>...
Mapping Environmental Inequalities <ul><li>We use what is available (“official”) and also community-gathered (“local”) inf...
Introduction of existing data to groups Discussion and identification of initial priorities General perceptions mapping Fo...
The Mapping <ul><li>Paper-based exercises with small groups within communities </li></ul><ul><li>Online exercises  - commu...
Identifying community facilities, organisations and key issues
Royal Docks – Noise Mapping Quantitative and qualitative data collection
 
Saturday 12:00 to 14:00 Space Syntax Archway – Pedestrian Survey 500 to  700 350 to  500 200 to  350 100 to  200 1 to  100
Perceptions and Issues Mapping
Barking and Dagenham  Positive Youth or ASB Litter/Rubbish/Graffiti General Maintenance Safety Traffic/Transport/Parking O...
School – community interviews
“ My Hackney Wick”
Questions?
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  • London 21 Local Environment Programme

    1. 1. Community Mapping in London Louise Francis London 21 Sustainability Network
    2. 2. Who are London 21 <ul><li>An environmental charity promoting and supporting community-based initiatives for a more sustainable London </li></ul><ul><li>A network of over 1500 local groups and organisations working towards sustainability </li></ul><ul><li>www.london21.org </li></ul>
    3. 3. Mapping in London21 <ul><li>Five years ago pioneered the first online, interactive “GreenMap” http://greenmap.london21.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>Now two dedicated mapping programmes run with support from UCL: </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental Inequalities Programme </li></ul><ul><li>Mapping Change for Sustainable Communities (UCL-led) </li></ul>
    4. 5. Specialised Layers
    5. 7. Community Maps Website www.communitymaps.london21.org
    6. 9. Community Issues
    7. 10. Community Issues
    8. 11. Why Community Mapping? Official information doesn’t always tell the whole story. What do communities want to map? <ul><li>Mapping as a way to…. </li></ul><ul><li>find out facts about an area </li></ul><ul><li>bring new issues to the table </li></ul><ul><li>communicate with various stakeholders </li></ul><ul><li>identify key issues for action planning </li></ul><ul><li>make comparisons between areas </li></ul>
    9. 12. Mapping Environmental Inequalities <ul><li>We use what is available (“official”) and also community-gathered (“local”) information to highlight environmental issues and priorities. </li></ul><ul><li>Aim – To empower Londoners to contribute to sustainability and take action to improve their local environments </li></ul>
    10. 13. Introduction of existing data to groups Discussion and identification of initial priorities General perceptions mapping Focused evidence gathering Digitisation and Display Website and online maps The Mapping Process
    11. 14. The Mapping <ul><li>Paper-based exercises with small groups within communities </li></ul><ul><li>Online exercises - community maps website </li></ul><ul><li>Primary school & Youth groups– classroom and field days </li></ul><ul><li>Secondary school – interviews with community members & sustainability audit </li></ul>
    12. 15. Identifying community facilities, organisations and key issues
    13. 16. Royal Docks – Noise Mapping Quantitative and qualitative data collection
    14. 18. Saturday 12:00 to 14:00 Space Syntax Archway – Pedestrian Survey 500 to 700 350 to 500 200 to 350 100 to 200 1 to 100
    15. 19. Perceptions and Issues Mapping
    16. 20. Barking and Dagenham Positive Youth or ASB Litter/Rubbish/Graffiti General Maintenance Safety Traffic/Transport/Parking Other Facility Improvements
    17. 21. School – community interviews
    18. 22. “ My Hackney Wick”
    19. 23. Questions?

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