Kevin Kingston <ul><li>Head of Service Improvement & Review </li></ul><ul><li>Brighton & Hove City Council </li></ul>
Managing the  night time economy in Brighton & Hove A case study
<ul><li>R U T T? </li></ul>
or
or more?
Brighton & Hove <ul><li>Anyone been ? </li></ul><ul><li>What do  you  think of the place? </li></ul>
Brighton & Hove & Alcohol
Why were we awarded Beacon status ? <ul><li>Strong partnership working </li></ul><ul><li>Targeted actions </li></ul><ul><l...
Why is it important to us ? <ul><li>Reputation as a place to go for a good night out </li></ul><ul><li>Big contribution to...
What were our challenges ? <ul><li>Residents feeling safe at night </li></ul><ul><li>2003 - 33.9% </li></ul><ul><li>2006 -...
How did we manage the challenges ? <ul><li>Our approach was : </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic </li></ul><ul><li>Customer focus...
What were the practicalities ? <ul><li>Licensing and enforcement - </li></ul><ul><li>Operation marble, park and reduction ...
White Night
What are the outcomes ? <ul><li>Licensing -  </li></ul><ul><li>first area outside London to introduce Special Stress Areas...
What did the punters say?
What are the outcomes ? <ul><li>Residents feeling safe at night </li></ul><ul><li>2003 - 33.9% </li></ul><ul><li>2009 - 56...
What’s the future ? <ul><li>Business as usual -   </li></ul><ul><li>maintaining and developing our partnership working </l...
Thanks to our partners: Contact us: kevin.kingston@brighton-hove.gov.uk  [email_address] 01273 290358 www.brighton-hove.go...
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Friday 11.45: Managing the night time economy

  1. 1. Kevin Kingston <ul><li>Head of Service Improvement & Review </li></ul><ul><li>Brighton & Hove City Council </li></ul>
  2. 2. Managing the night time economy in Brighton & Hove A case study
  3. 3. <ul><li>R U T T? </li></ul>
  4. 4. or
  5. 5. or more?
  6. 6. Brighton & Hove <ul><li>Anyone been ? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you think of the place? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Brighton & Hove & Alcohol
  8. 8. Why were we awarded Beacon status ? <ul><li>Strong partnership working </li></ul><ul><li>Targeted actions </li></ul><ul><li>Focussed outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Alternatives </li></ul><ul><li>Linked strategies = holistic approach </li></ul>
  9. 9. Why is it important to us ? <ul><li>Reputation as a place to go for a good night out </li></ul><ul><li>Big contribution to the economy </li></ul><ul><li>12,000 students </li></ul><ul><li>Eight million visitors each year </li></ul><ul><li>Visitors gave nightlife a score of 8.5 out of 10 </li></ul><ul><li>Major events and sporting events </li></ul><ul><li>Popular destination for hen and stag weekends </li></ul>
  10. 10. What were our challenges ? <ul><li>Residents feeling safe at night </li></ul><ul><li>2003 - 33.9% </li></ul><ul><li>2006 - 44.8% </li></ul><ul><li>Anti-social behaviour - residents feeling ASB issues are a </li></ul><ul><li>problem </li></ul><ul><li>2003 - 63.9% </li></ul><ul><li>2006 - 49.9% </li></ul><ul><li>Crime (city centre) </li></ul><ul><li>2005/6 Assaults with serious injury = 77 </li></ul><ul><li>2005/6 Assaults with less serious injury = 1033 </li></ul><ul><li>People perceiving a problem with drunk/rowdy behaviour in public places </li></ul><ul><li>2003 - 63.9 % </li></ul><ul><li>People perceiving a problem with drug use and dealing </li></ul><ul><li>2003 - 70% </li></ul>
  11. 11. How did we manage the challenges ? <ul><li>Our approach was : </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic </li></ul><ul><li>Customer focussed </li></ul><ul><li>Based on partnerships </li></ul>
  12. 12. What were the practicalities ? <ul><li>Licensing and enforcement - </li></ul><ul><li>Operation marble, park and reduction </li></ul><ul><li>Health and support - </li></ul><ul><li>Night safe, safe space </li></ul><ul><li>Access and the local environment - </li></ul><ul><li>night buses & taxis, urban realm improvements, lighting </li></ul><ul><li>Culture and tourism - </li></ul><ul><li>cultural offer and cultural alternatives, free events </li></ul><ul><li>Information - </li></ul><ul><li>bus real time information, leaflets & publicity, Brighton beach </li></ul><ul><li>patrol </li></ul>
  13. 13. White Night
  14. 14. What are the outcomes ? <ul><li>Licensing - </li></ul><ul><li>first area outside London to introduce Special Stress Areas </li></ul><ul><li>Crime - </li></ul><ul><li>lowest level of violent crime for over a decade </li></ul><ul><li>Night Safe/White Night - </li></ul><ul><li>more people out at night </li></ul><ul><li>Safe Space - </li></ul><ul><li>clients referred and using support services, 61% of clients diverted </li></ul><ul><li>from A&E </li></ul><ul><li>Public Perception - </li></ul><ul><li>People feel safer in the city </li></ul>
  15. 15. What did the punters say?
  16. 16. What are the outcomes ? <ul><li>Residents feeling safe at night </li></ul><ul><li>2003 - 33.9% </li></ul><ul><li>2009 - 56.8% </li></ul><ul><li>Anti-social behaviour - residents feeling ASB issues are a problem </li></ul><ul><li>2003 - 63.9% </li></ul><ul><li>2009 - 41.2% </li></ul><ul><li>Crime (city centre) 2005/6 2008/9 </li></ul><ul><li>Assaults with serious injury 77 62 </li></ul><ul><li>Assaults with less serious injury 1033 592 </li></ul><ul><li>People perceiving a problem with drunk/rowdy behaviour in public places </li></ul><ul><li>2003 - 63.9% </li></ul><ul><li>2008 - 33.9% </li></ul><ul><li>People perceiving a problem with drug use and dealing </li></ul><ul><li>2003 - 70% </li></ul><ul><li>2008 - 30.2% </li></ul>
  17. 17. What’s the future ? <ul><li>Business as usual - </li></ul><ul><li>maintaining and developing our partnership working </li></ul><ul><li>Learning from other beacons - </li></ul><ul><li>LB Havering, Hinckley & Bosworth, Nottingham City Council </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing good practice - </li></ul><ul><li>with other local authorities and organisations </li></ul><ul><li>Reflecting on our practices - </li></ul><ul><li>how can we improve, introduce and support new services </li></ul>
  18. 18. Thanks to our partners: Contact us: kevin.kingston@brighton-hove.gov.uk [email_address] 01273 290358 www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/beacon

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