The majority of respondents (80%) agree with the proposed approach to Southsea Common, 40% ‘agree strongly’ (326 respondents) and 40% ‘agree’ (330 respondents).

The following chart shows agreement with Southsea Common. Agreement is high with 80% selecting ‘strongly agree’ or ‘agree’.

The 6% of respondents who disagree with the proposed approach to Southsea Common were asked which elements they disagree with. The majority of this small cohort of respondents selected the only element shown to them, ‘Any development proposals that affect the Common or its setting will need to take a ‘heritage-centric’ approach‘ (84%).

Respondents mention keeping the Common as open space only, not focusing on heritage and the need for a better understanding of what is meant by ‘heritage’.