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Project Summary Project Description Application of Tools Opinion of Tools Decision making process Contact Details

Application of tools

Name der Fallstudie
Millenium Coastal Park


Name of tool
Business studies

Description of tool - character
Business studies were completed by consultants including a financial appraisal containing future expenditure and potential income.

Description of tool - availability
A copy of the Business Studies is not available to the public.

Description of tool - existing
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Description of tool - adaptation
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Name of tool
Design Guidance Strategy

Description of tool - character
Commissioned by the Coastal Park Management Team, this strategy provided guidelines for the design of the Millennium Coastal Park to ensure consistency in design throughout the park. This includes constructing paths with sustainable materials, using indigenous tree species in new woodlands, commissioning artists to design milestones and viewpoints and using locally sources materials such as anthracite and pennant stones for buildings. Complementary to the design guidance is the concept of public art that has been incorporated into the project. Cywaith Cymur â Artwork Wales in collaboration with Land Use Consultants worked on the design process to ensure that the proposals took into account all relevant considerations of the social, historical and aesthetic context of the study area.

Description of tool - availability
Copies of the Millennium Coastal Park design strategy are not available, but design strategies for individual projects can be commissioned from consultants.

Description of tool - existing
Design guidance is a generic concept, a specific guide was produced for the Coastal Park.

Description of tool - adaptation
As a specifically produced guide, the tool was adapted to the local context.


Name of tool
Environmental Statement and Environmental Impact Assessment

Description of tool - character
This generic tool is a statutory process in Europe that is a result of Directive 85/337/EEC introduced in 1985 and since reinforced by amendments in 1997 and 2003 to assist with transparency, public participation and scope.</p> <p>The key elements of an EIA are Scoping (identifying key issues and concerns of interested parties); screening (decide whether an EIA is required based on information collected); Identifying and evaluating alternatives (list alternative sites and techniques and the impacts of each); Mitigating measures dealing with uncertainty (review proposed action to prevent or minimise the potential adverse effects of the project) and Issuing environmental statements (report the findings of the EIA).</p>

Description of tool - availability
Directive 85/337/EEC can be obtained from the European Union website <a href="http://europa.eu.int/comm/environment/eia/full-legal-text/85337.htm"target="blank">http://europa.eu.int/comm/environment/eia/full-legal-text/85337.htm</a> for free, but are usually completed at a cost by consultants.

Description of tool - existing
This is a generic tool.

Description of tool - adaptation
There is not one set method for EIA, components of EIA can be adapted to the local context. However this adaptability is often criticised as it prevents comparisons between EIAs.


Name of tool
Visitor movement studies

Description of tool - character
This is a monitoring tool. Three visitor movement studies have been undertaken which monitor people visiting the site. The studies investigated existing recreational and tourism use of the millennium coastal park, predicted levels of future demand and looked at visitor distribution and transport. This was undertaken through surveys, consultations and field observations. It is estimated between 800,000 and 1.2 million people have visited the Park each year.

Description of tool - availability
The availability and cost of a copy of this study is unknown, but for further information can be obtained from ARUP Wales, the consultants who completed the study.

Description of tool - existing
The study concentrates specifically on the local situation.

Description of tool - adaptation
The study concentrates specifically on the local situation.


Welche Tools wurden verwendet, um Nachhaltigkeit zu beurteilen?

Business studies

Design Guidance Strategy

Environmental Statement and Environmental Impact Assessment

Visitor movement studies

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