During the Summer and Autumn of 2022, Dorset Coast Forum sought views from residents, visitors and businesses to ask what was special about the seafront, how people used the seafront and it could potentially be improved. We had a fantastic response, with 1,045 people completing the survey, 122 people placing ideas on the ideas board and 344 engaging with our pop-up events and workshops. In addition more than 12,000 people viewed Facebook posts and over 4,000 people viewed webpages relating to the seafront masterplan. Engagement included some of the following activities:
- Public survey
- Ideas board
- Pop up information stalls
The draft Swanage Seafront Masterplan will be publicly available from the 19th June on this webpage! The public will be invited to complete a feedback survey.
There is also an opportunity to talk to the team behind the masterplan at a public drop in event at the Mowlem Theatre, on the 22nd June 4-7pm.
The Swanage Town Mayor (Cllr Tina Foster), Cllr Mike Bonfield and Toni Powell from DCF attended St George’s Primary School recently to surprise one of the pupils with the fantastic news that their design had won the Swanage Seafront Masterplan logo competition. We had over 200 entries and a huge thank you goes to the winner and everyone who submitted their entries. The design has been recreated by a graphic designer, Rowena Taylor and will feature on publications linked to the Swanage Seafront Masterplan.