Working Group Objectives:

  • To identify areas of concern/opportunity within the physical environment of the Village and propose responses. Note: Highway matters now tom be dealt with by separate WG.

Working Group Participants:

Ken Morgan (Chair), Alf Bush, Andrew Huggins , Karen Korenevsky, Vicky Abbot, Hannah Khanna


Dorset Council Highways + Planning/Local Plan. School cooperation. Funds.

Summary project list in priority order:

  1. School – New Car Pk?
  2. School Walk – Extend path across school field? Negative response from School.
  3. Hannams Close entrance enhancement. Bench in position. Discuss with management company.
  4. Sports/Scout Building High St frontage. Design to be agreed.
  5. Pond restoration
  6. Boules/Pétanque Pitches – Layout/positions agreed.
  7. Finger post Renovations – Progress on Upper X with discounted parts available. Assemble volunteer team for training + seek sponsorship.
  8. Dog Area – additional planting being added as and when available.
  9. Jubilee Walk – restriction required at Huntick Road end?

Status/Next Steps:

  • Develop design for Sports Pav/Scout Hut/PC stores.
  • Boules/Pétanque Pitches + Pond + Hannams Gate – Develop designs and invite tenders.
  • Work up Hannams Gate design and obtain tenders.


Financial Forecast:

(£000’s, excluding VAT)

2022-23 2023-24 2024-25 2025-26
Expense to date 351      
Forecast   802 2003  
Total 35 80 200  

Notes – (£000’s, excluding VAT):

  1. Benches, gym equipment, dog exercise area, path, seat
  2. School Path, Boules, TT tables, Sports Pavilion storage area
  3. Astro Car Park


Village Environment WG June 23 Update
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