The consistent themes that were identified from the recording
of the discussion and written comments received are:
was the most frequently mentioned topic. More is needed -
this could be provided within the Reserve, southern part of Bell Vue Avenue in
the drainage reserve or in a multi deck car park. There is a need to encourage
workers to park out of the centre to free up spaces for shoppers. Angle parking
in the shopping area of Belle Vue will impact on traffic flow and safety.
to Barrabool Road
traffic signals to improve traffic flow is supported. Need to consider where
right hand turns are appropriate within the Village centre to improve traffic
flow and safety. Removing or altering the non-roundabout roundabout is
necessary to improve safety.
behind Woolworths should be closed or the appearance
improved. Support from many participants to relocate the Woolworths loading bay
and create an alternative access road between Barrabool Road and Roslyn Road.
of walkers and cyclists is very important and needs
in the centre will
impact on the Village character.
Council car park
site for redevelopment as
small retail shops on the and multi-deck car park behind is supported by many
, play areas, meeting spaces and spaces for young people are
limited and should be increased. The library service should be retained but not
necessarily in the existing building.
space in Belle Vue Avenue should be better utilised. Alfresco
dining and after hour trading should be encouraged. Pop-up activities such as
retail, events, markets and food trucks to create activity in public spaces are
an opportunity for the Village.
Uniformed pavement surface
and removal of
tripping hazards was strongly supported. Warm and natural materials should be
used for pavements.
pedestrian areas should be upgraded. A covered walkway was a
upgrades for functional and decorative purposes are
needed. Seating, bins, toilets and water
fountains should be expanded and upgraded.
and greenery are important to the existing character and
should be retained and enhanced.
and local history references in the streetscape upgrades are