West Mersea Neighbourhood Plan

Ended on the 3rd September 2021
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Appendix 1 - Overall Summary of Open Space, Sport and Recreation areas for Mersea

SUMMARY TOTALS OF AREAS BY TYPE

AREA CODE

TYPE

AREA in

Ha

NOTES

ISF

SEC 5

Indoor Sport and Recreation

0.143

Indoor Bowls and MICA

PG

SEC 6

Parks and Gardens

0.938

(29.0)

Mersea Park

Cudmore Grove in East Mersea Parish

AGS

SEC 7

Amenity Green Spaces

10.095

 

NSN

SEC 8

Natural and Semi-Natural Areas

44.45

 

OSF

SEC 9

Outdoor Sports Facilities

8.413

0.836

7.610

3.065

(13.40)

(0.742)

Glebe 1 & 2 and Legion Field

Bowls

Golf

Fishing ponds

Mersea Outdoors in East Mersea Parish

School Playing Field Private

A

SEC 10

Allotments

1.94

Rented field by WMTC

C

SEC 11

Cemeteries & Churchyards

3.224

 

PC

SEC 12

Provision for Children

0.135

 

PY

SEC 13

Provision for Young People

0.144

This does not include Mersea Outdoors of some 13.4 ha above

GC

SEC 14

Green Corridors

   

B

SEC 14

Beaches and Coastal Areas

5.24

(8.76)

Beach area in Parish

Beach area outside Parish in East Mersea

CS

SEC 15

Civic Spaces

0.265

 
 

TOTAL OF ALL AREAS

86.548

 
 

Above + Golf + Fishing

97.223

 
 

Above + Mersea Outdoors

110.623

 
 

Above + Cudmore Grove Park

139.623

 
 

Above + School Playing Field

140.365

 
 

Above + Beaches in East Mersea Parish

149.125

 

NOTE:

1. In the TOTAL OF ALL AREAS above the provision for open spaces in the developments at Dawes Lane and Brierley Paddocks have NOT been included but appear in the list only.

2. In the Totals above the areas outside the Parish i.e. in East Mersea but still on the Island have not been included in the totals but are listed separately.

STANDARDS SET: NATIONAL – CBC REQUIREMENTS- WEST MERSEA REQUIREMENTS & ACTUALS

 

TYPE OF PROVISION

National Standards

 

Hectares per 1000 POPULATION

Colchester Borough Council REQUIREMENTS

per 1000 population

ACTUAL REQUIREMENT

for WEST MERSEA

@ 7326

(Island 7572)

ACTUAL AREAS FOR WEST MERSEA

WEST MERSEA STANDARDS per 1000

population

Open Space

wildlife and countryside areas,

woodland/shelter belts, lakes and ponds, new tree/woodland planting

1.63

       

Parks & Gardens

0.8

1.76

 

 

 

Amenity Green Spaces

0.6

1.1

8.06

New developments

add approx a further 8.0

11.042

@ 8140

population

1.51

2.34

All Natural & Semi-Nat Open Space Areas

1.8

 

36.63

72.01

44.45

+5.24

Beaches

= 49.69

.07

6.78

For Children's Play Area

Per 1000 population (target 1 play area per 300 population aged 0-9 years assuming 13% population in this age range = 0.5)

factoring in catchment and physical barriers limitations

5.0 (Urban)

9.83 (Urban/Rural)

 

3 Play areas

0.135

0.0184

Provision for Children

 

0.05

0.366

0.135

0.184

Provision for Youth

 

0.05

0.366

0.366

0.144

LEAP

Local Equipped Areas of Play

1.0

 

7.24

   

NEAP Neighbourhood Equipped Areas of Play

0.28

 

2.03

   

11 + FACILITY

0.28

 

2.03

0.144

0.02

Outdoor Sports changing/ancillary

1.20

1.5

8.69

10.86

9.346

1.23

1.48

Outdoor Sports Facilities inc. Golf

also inc. Fishing

FIT all Outdoor Sports 1.6

2.1

1.5

15.38

11.72

10.99

9.249

16.859

19.924

2.27

4.96

2.69

Indoor sports facilities

(four court hall)

1 per 13,800 population or

0.072 per 1000 population

 

0.53

0.143

0.02

Swimming (4 lane pool)

1 per 20,650 population or

0.0484 per 1000 population

 

.355

0

 

Allotments

0.2 ha per 1000 population

FIT Media 0.3

0.2

1.47

2.20

1.94

0.26

Public Art

1.0 per 1000 pop.

 

7.33

2 in number

0.27

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