Views wanted on town squares, parks and gardens

Tuesday 22 August 11:31

People are being asked for their views on public space in St Helier. The results will be used to shape an open space strategy being developed by the Department of the Environment.

The Department has published an online survey to find out what people think of public space in St Helier, how they use it and what would encourage them to use it more.

The questions cover areas such as:

  • People’s views on their favourite park, square or green space
  • What sort of open space they’d like in town in the future
  • People’s views on children’s play areas and beaches
  • The demand for allotments
  • Access to the rural parts of St Helier

The Minister for the Environment, Deputy Steve Luce said ‘I’d encourage everyone that works, lives or visits town to take a few minutes to give their views on St Helier’s open spaces. To come up with a plan that reflects people’s wishes, we need to understand what people do and don’t like about our parks, gardens, squares and play areas – anywhere in fact that people use for a breather or to kick a ball or walk the dog.’

He continued: ‘The regeneration of St Helier is a Council of Ministers priority, and work is continuing with our partners - the Parish of St Helier and the Department for Infrastructure, as well as others, on plans for a Future St Helier to make a positive difference to people’s experiences of life in town.’

People can win £100 worth of vouchers if they complete the online survey and provide their contact details. The survey results will contribute towards an audit of existing spaces in town, and help shape the final open space strategy, which will be published for consultation in the first half of next year.

Link to the online survey: It’s open until 16 October 2017.


  • MASTERCLASS - REAL LEADERS NEGOTIATE; Building Clarity, Trust & Confidence 13:30pm – 16:30pm | The Tribunal Service - 1st Floor International House - 41 The Parade - St Helier - JE2 3QQ

    › read more
  • Business Improvement Programme: Launch Event 08:00am – 10:00pm Location: Royal Yacht Hotel Weighbridge JE2 3NF St Helier

    › read more
  • FREE Gig-y-Don Music Event in aid of 'Brightly' 2pm - 9pm

    › read more
  • Chamber Connection Networking Night

    › read more
  • Critical Briefing: The Intergenerational Workforce 'Recruiting, managing and inspiring the Intergenerational Workforce'

    › read more
  • Digital Jersey Hub Desk Competition Competition to give digital entrepreneurs a boost!

    › read more
  • The Channel Islands Financial Ombudsman Briefing Sessions

    › read more
  • Ibex Education - ITIL® Practitioner Certificate – Qualification for IT Service Operations – NEW DATE 3 Days - £1495.00 includes exam

    › read more
  • Ibex Education - ITIL® Foundation Certificate – Qualification for IT Service Operations 3 Days - £1,195.00 Includes exam

    › read more
  • Chamber Connection: Meet, Greet and Debate with Jersey Election 2018 Candidates

    › read more

Chamber Knowledgebase

Our frequently asked questions

Contact Magazine

Click here to view the latest digital issue of the Channel Islands Business Magazine.

Jersey Airport / Harbours

The latest arrivals and departures, select a link above

Charity of Choice 2018

Click here to learn more about the vital work of the Jersey Employment Trust and how you can help.

The Benefits of Membership

Networking opportunities, including our popular luncheons
Topical seminar programme
Support and guidance on doing business in Jersey

And become one of over 500 member businesses supporting Chamber in its aim of ensuring that local business is at the heart of a thriving and diverse local economy.

Call 01534 724536
› About Chamber

Copyright © Jersey Chamber 2012 - The Jersey Chamber of Commerce welcomes your comments and views. However, the posting of comments is subject to our terms which can be read here. Comments posted by users of this site are not the Chamber's comments nor do they represent the views of the Jersey Chamber of Commerce.

↑ Back to top