Safer Parks Survey
Respond to this Survey - Please note that this survey has now closed!
Making sure that our local parks are safe for everyone to use and enjoy is very important to us. Please take a few moments to tell us how you feel about your local park.

Questions
Q1: How satisfied or dissatisfied are you with the quality of your local parks and green spaces?
Very satisfied
Fairly satisfied
Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
Fairly dissatisfied
Very dissatisfied
Q2: How often do you visit your local park?
Every day
Two or three times a week
Once a week
Once a fortnight
Once a month
Once every few months
Once every 6 months
Once a year
Less often
Never
Q3: What are your main reasons for visiting the park?
To meet friends
To exercise / improve my health
To go for a walk
To go to events/ festivals
Walking the dog
Play sports and games
Enjoy the surroundings (flowers / trees / wildlife)
Take a shortcut on the way to somewhere else
Visit the play area
Take my children
To go to a café/restaurant in the park
Other
Q4: How safe do you feel when using local parks and green spaces alone during the day?
Very safe
Fairly safe
Fairly unsafe
Very unsafe
Q5: How safe do you feel when using local parks and green spaces alone after dark?
Very safe
Fairly safe
Fairly unsafe
Very unsafe
Q6: Are there parks or green spaces in your local area that you avoid because you do not think they are safe?
Yes
No
Q7: Thinking about safety, for what reasons, if any, do you feel unsafe in the parks or green spaces in your local area?
Teenagers hanging around
Fear of being mugged or physically attacked
Lack of adequate lighting
People being drunk or rowdy
Nuisance / dangerous dogs
Lack of police presence
People using drugs
Knife crime
People dealing drugs
Fear of sexual attack or harassment
Gun crime
Fear of attack or harassment due to race or religious beliefs
Fear of bullying
People sleeping rough or begging
Pickpockets
Not enough people around
Nuisance cyclists
Don't like the dark
I do not feel unsafe in my local park
Other
Q8: Which, if any, of the following would make you feel safer when using your local parks and green spaces?
More parks staff/wardens
Dogs under control/well behaved
More people about
A better maintained park
More organised events
More community projects in the park
Better information about what happens in the park
Better lighting
Higher police presence
I do not feel unsafe in my local park
Other
Q9: Gender?
Male
Female
Q10: Age?
< 16
16-24
25-34
35-44
45-54
55-64
65+
Q11: To which of these ethnic groups do you consider you belong?
White
Mixed
Asian or Asian British
Black or Black British
Chinese
Other ethnic group
Q12: Where is your local park?

  

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