Over the 2017 summer, more than 730 people across the Gloucestershire Gateway Trust’s main communities took the time to answer a series of questions put to them by our dedicated roving survey team. In addition, more than 300 customers at the Gloucester Services were also quizzed.
Adults and young people in Podsmead, Tuffley, Matson, Robinswood, White City and Stonehouse were asked about their communities, what they liked and what could be better.
Now the responses have been pulled together for a report which will be used as a baseline for future annual surveys to track how the communities will change and benefit over the years to come thanks to community-led development supported by the Trust and funding from Gloucester Services.
The survey results will not only inform Gloucestershire Gateway Trust’s future investment and commitment of resources but also that of our partners. It has been a learning process to find out what survey methods work best and what areas we might improve on when planning how we gather people’s views next year.
From the feedback from local residents in all the communities, it is clear that:
Gloucestershire Gateway Trust’s commitments arising from the survey: