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* 1. How important do you feel it is for London Road Fire Station to be and to have a sympathetic redevelopment?

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* 2. What is your opinion on Britannia Hotels ownership since 1986 of London Road Fire Station?

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* 3. In your opinion, how effectively do you feel Manchester City Council have dealt with a strategy to get London Road Fire Station back into use?

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* 4. How did you feel about the Planning Committee giving Britannia another 3 years for Britannia Hotels on 19th December 2013?

  Agree completely Agree Neutral Disagree Completely Disagree Uncertain of case
I felt angry
I felt concerned 4 Councillors had conflicts of interest & 1 Councillor did not attend
I felt disappointed in strategy since the CPO
I felt disenfranchised as a citizen
I felt comfortable with the decision
I felt sad but the only choice

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* 5. Please rate your opinions on the following statements about strategies for LRFS.

  Extremely unimportant Unimportant Somewhat important Important Extremely important
A new Compulsory Purchase Order needs to be sought as soon as possible
The public need to be consulted about the future of LRFS and need to be involved in the planning process
Manchester City Council needs to be proactive in seeking new developers and architects for LRFS

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* 6. Please rate the following statements in terms of concern

  Extremely unconcerned Unconcerned Somewhat concerned Concerned Extremely concerned
That LRFS has a negative impression on visitors to Manchester
That LRFS is dangerous to pedestrians (e.g. glazing falling, windows damaged by wind)
That citizens have a very limited role in the Planning Process
Detailed structural surveys have not been completed (according to Freedom of Information)
No Urgent Works or Repair Notices have been sought or discussed by the Council since the CPO
As an unoccupied building there are risks of vandalism and damage
That the Council lack an effective strategy on LRFS

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* 7. Do you feel LRFS should be privately owned a public access and service building?

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* 8. In terms of the last Compulsory Purchase Order case in 2010, how much do you agree with the following?

  Extremely true True Not applicable in this case Untrue Extremely untrue I do not know enough about this
There is a bias against Manchester as an authority by central Government
A failure in the legislative system on At Risk Heritage that needs to change
Manchester City Council failed as it only had one preferred developer without a legal commitment given or alternatives
The Public Interest was not consulted or used as a model or advertised

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* 10. Please rate from the following as the BEST ways for Manchester City Council and this campaign to seek a future for London Road Fire Station.

  Irrelevant Extremely Unimportant Unimportant Neither Important Extremely Important
Consult the public
Think tanks
Media campaigns
Consult businesses
Consult architects
Simultaneous planning permission other than Britannia
Business conglomerates to buy sections of Fire Station (part ownership)
Lottery Funding
Arts and Culture Funding
Lobbying Westminister
Design competitions
Legal challenges
Consulting experts
Activism

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* 11. Please rate the following potential uses of London Road Fire Station & its various spaces as Very Undesirable 0 or Extremely Desirable 10.

  Very undesirable Undesirable Neither Desirable Very desirable
24/7 building - e.g. urban commuter model
Arts and cultural centre, gallery & spaces
Bars, cafes, resturants retail
Commercial, offices, conference centre
Community, investment & entrepreneurial start up centre
Education
Entertainments centre for performing arts (live arts, music, performance, theatre)
Emergency services museum & peoples history
Government building uses (please specify)
Hostel for community
Hotel model as Britannia applied for (& subject to change)
Hotel model for other hotel chain
Imaginative tourist attractions (please specify ideas)
Indoor/ botanical gardens in courtyard
Integrated into travel and potential transport extension
Multi-purpose
Various museums
Live music venue
Office
Social Housing/ Key workers accommodation
Tate/ Louvre model
Visitor centre
Viewing tower

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* 12. Please add any further comments or requests for information (leaving your contact details) in this essay space. This might be further opinions or offers to help the Friends of London Road Fire Station in a voluntary or professional manner - or email info@londonroadfire.org

Thanks for completing this detailed survey as there has been no previous public research on this case. Your feedback is invaluable.

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