Open Space & Amenity - Green Infrastructure
High-quality open spaces and amenity areas are essential for a good quality of life and are key components of sustainable communities. The term Green Infrastructure is used to describe the interconnected networks of land and water all around us that sustain environmental quality and enrich our quality of life.
Questions to consider:
Q. Are there sufficient play areas, open spaces, public parks, sports, amenity and recreation facilities in Westport?
Q. How can the Plan utilise and enhance existing amenity areas such as the greenway and the Harbour to provide for both passive and active recreation?
Q. Are open spaces, play areas, public parks and recreational facilities accessible for younger and older residents of the town, and people with disabilities?