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by Ironside Farrar Ltd, Edinburgh ISBN 0 7559 2604 8
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTSEXECUTIVE SUMMARYCHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION Introduction The Research Aims Research Objectives Scotland's Open Spaces Current Planning Advice and Policy Framework CHAPTER TWO: METHODOLOGY Project Stages CHAPTER THREE: SCOTTISH AND EUROPEAN POLICY CONTEXT - A LITERATURE REVIEW Introduction Scottish Executive Policy and Planning Advice Other Relevant Organisations: Policy Advice and Non-Statutory Guidance Wider Issues - The Value of Open Space European Approaches and Policy Review of Core Approaches to Open Space Standards Conclusions CHAPTER FOUR: BEST PRACTICE REVIEW Introduction CASE STUDY 1: East Dunbartonshire Council Greenspace Team CASE STUDY 2: Aberdeenshire Council Community Orientated Developer Contribution CASE STUDY 3: Dundee's Public Open Space Strategy CASE STUDY 4: Stirling Council's Development Advice Note CASE STUDY 5: Scottish Enterprise Lanarkshire Gartcosh Nature Reserve CASE STUDY 6: MacRosty Park, Crieff CASE STUDY 7: The Drum Residential Estate, Bo'ness CASE STUDY 8: Wilton Street, Glasgow, Kelvin Clyde Greenspace CASE STUDY 9: The Hidden Gardens, Glasgow CASE STUDY 10: Drumry Play Area, West Dunbartonshire Delivering Sustainable Quality CHAPTER FIVE: QUESTIONNAIRE AND INTERVIEW CONSULTATION PROCESS Introduction Consultation Methodology Questionnaire Consultation Findings UK Interview and Telephone Consultation Summary Findings CHAPTER SIX: CURRENT UK AND SCOTLAND OPEN SPACE STANDARDS Introduction Existing Non-Statutory UK Open Space Standards National UK Open Space Standards English Local Authority Open Space Standards Scottish Local Authority Open Space Standards Conclusions CHAPTER SEVEN: WORKSHOP CONSULTATION PROCESS Introduction Workshop 1 Workshop 2 Conclusions CHAPTER EIGHT: PROPOSED OPEN SPACE STANDARDS FRAMEWORK Introduction The Broad Consensus A Strengthened Policy Framework for Open Space Standards Defining a National Minimum Standard for Open Space in New Developments Local Authorities and Open Space Strategies Flexibility of Delivery - A Sequential Test Financial Support for Open Space Strategies and Initiatives CHAPTER NINE : THE PROPOSED OPEN SPACE STANDARDS Introduction Recommendations The Proposed Minimum Open Space Standard ANNEX 1: BIBLIOGRAPHYANNEX 2: CONSULTATION LIST
Table 1 PAN 65 Open Space TypologyTable 2 Denmark Case StudyTable 3 France Case StudyTable 4 Germany Case StudyTable 5 Italy Case StudyTable 6 Netherlands Case StudyTable 7 Spain Case StudyTable 8 Sweden Case StudyTable 9 Switzerland Case StudyTable 10 USA Case StudyTable 11 Eindhoven Case StudyTable 12 Barcelona Case StudyTable 13 Open Space Strategy and Audit ProgressTable 14 Open Space Strategy and Audit TimescalesTable 15 Development of Standards for New Residential DevelopmentsTable 16 Development of Standards for Existing SettlementsTable 17 Relevance of National Open Space StandardsTable 18 Types of Open Spaces to be Included in a National StandardTable 19 Relevance of National Standards to New Housing DevelopmentsTable 20 Relevance of National Standards to Existing SettlementsTable 21 Composition of a National StandardTable 22 Relevance of National Open Space StandardsTable 23 Relevance of National Standards to New Housing DevelopmentsTable 24 Relevance of National Standards to Existing SettlementsTable 25 Provision of Type of Open Space by DevelopersTable 26 Methods of Post Adoption MaintenanceTable 27 English Local Authority Open Space StandardsTable 28 Review of Scottish Local Authority Open Space StandardsTable 29 Relevance of Existing Open Space Standards to Pan 65 TypologyTable 30 Inclusion of Pan 65 Typology Relevance in Open Space StandardsTable 31 Inclusion of Pan 65 Typology in StandardsTable 32: OPTION 1: National Guidance and Locally Set StandardsTable 33: Potential Local Authority Open Space StandardsTable 34: OPTION 2: National Guidance and National New-build StandardsTable 35: OPTION 3: National Guidance and National Accessibility StandardsTable 36: OPTION 4: National Guidance and National Open Space StandardsTable 37: Potential / Indicative ThresholdsTable 38: Open Space Typology Relevant to Use ClassesTable 39: Quantum of Open Space Provision in New BuildTable 40: The Process of Setting Standards for Existing and New Open Space ProvisionTable 41: PAN 65 Typology and StandardsTable 42: National Minimum Open Space Standards for New Development
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