Managing public use of parks, open spaces, and countryside
Includes index. Bibliography: p. 137-139. 1. Management issues. The aims of providing parks. Management by objectives. Benefits-based management. Benchmarking. Synergy -- 2. Customer care. Citizens' charter. Charter marks. Handling the customer. Safety. Volunteers. Information giving. Range of users, equal opportunity. Disabilities. Managing events. Cost of entertainment programmes -- 3. Law and order. Range of misdemeanour in parks. Law breaking. Parks police. The case for parks police. Royal Parks Constabulary. Periodic inspections. Volunteer special constables. Other park police forces. Mounted park rangers. Alternative forms of supervision. Involving the public. Private security firms. Byelaws. Vandalism. Firearms. Metal detectors. Marches, events and demonstrations. Road traffic. Dogs -- 4. Urban parks. Background. Park systems. Cycling. Rollers. Managing parks. Compulsory tendering and staffing. Manual staff. Park keeping. Retendering. Rangers. Customer surveys -- 5. Countryside and country parks. Country parks. Country park rangers. Community forests. Vehicle access. Wildlife. Open space, the public and nature conservation. Outside the boundary. Water.
- LCC: GV191.48
- Dewey Decimal: 333.780941
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: vii, 146 p. ; 24 cm.
- Edition Info: (pbk)
- Parks -- Great Britain -- Management
- Land use, rural -- Great Britain
- Outdoor recreation -- Great Britain -- Management
- Open spaces -- Great Britain -- Management
- Recreation areas -- Public use -- Great Britain -- Management
- Countryside -- Recreations -- Management
- Great Britain
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