Dynamix consultation at 229 High Street

Dynamix Swansea

One word to describe how High Street is now:
• Nothing special
• Adequate
• Dive
• Dull
• Boring
• Not big enough
• Not many shops
• Needs updating
• Very neglected (especially across the road)
• Claustrophobic
• Awful language
• Scruffy x2
• Busy
• Tacky
• Drab x2
• Run down
• No parking killed it
• Grey

• Messy
• Up & coming
• Terrible]ruined
• Some improvement needed
• Shopping street
• Rough
• S**t
• Building site but improving
• Dump
• Grim
• Unattractive
• Can be scary
• Use hairdressers
• Changing – in a good way
• Cluttered
• Eyesore
• ‘Section 27’

One word to describe how you would like High Street to be:
• Safe
• Clean x5
• Traditional
• Restoration
• No cars
• Colourful x2
• Stylish
• Engaging and authentic
• Inform people about new shops
• Variety of shops
• Resourceful
• Bright colours
• Lots of people
• Buildings less mouldy at the top
• More shops nearer the train station
• Welcoming x2
• Things to do
• Something different
• Joyful

What would you like to see in the world’s best High Street?
• Tidy up
• Arcades
• Big picture planning – not just patching
• Tourist information
• Something that gives you a different view of the day
• Toy shops
• Toilets x2
• More shops
• More murals an d graffiti
• Use the buildings
• Deal with neglected buildings
• Move the Job Centre
• Less drinking
• Less mess
• Coffee shops, arty spaces
• Hanging baskets
• Old buildings including Elysium and Palace restored and cared for
• More community feeling – connecting quality buildings
• My dad says “Swansea Council destroyed more of Swansea than the Nazis ever did”
• More spaces like this x3
• Public toilets open in the evening
• Clean buildings
• Keep the character of buildings worth keeping
• Independent traders, antique, record store, clothes shops
• Different people here
• The arcade was beautiful
• Restored buildings
• Attractive
• More community projects
• Town centre maps
• Less street drunks
• Improve area around station
• Information – where to go to find the beach
• Nice and tidy
• Continue to make it better
• Creative open spaces, not buildings and shops all the time
• 30 minute parking
• It’s so much fun in the wave
• Shopping centre
• Map and more info from visitors
• Free / affordable things for kids
• Safe places
• Info centre and someone to talk to
• Links to bus station
• More child-friendly
• Welsh shops
• More art x2
• More shops
• More access – bikes
• Less abandoned buildings – eg palace

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