MCLAREN VALE MAIN STREET TOURISM VISION

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STAGE 3 COMMENCING SOON

In December we will commence the final round of consultation, with the draft vision being available for comment.

We'll let you know about this stage soon.

STAGE 2 – INFORMING THE VISION

Engagement with businesses, community and visitors closed on 11 October.

We're now in the process of collating the feedback into a report which will inform the draft vision.

Stay Informed

Please see the News Feed below to stay updated.

STAGE 1

An audit of the main street has been undertaken gathering on the ground information about the mix of land uses, active frontages, public

STAGE 3 COMMENCING SOON

In December we will commence the final round of consultation, with the draft vision being available for comment.

We'll let you know about this stage soon.

STAGE 2 – INFORMING THE VISION

Engagement with businesses, community and visitors closed on 11 October.

We're now in the process of collating the feedback into a report which will inform the draft vision.

Stay Informed

Please see the News Feed below to stay updated.

STAGE 1

An audit of the main street has been undertaken gathering on the ground information about the mix of land uses, active frontages, public space infrastructure etc. The audit is currently being analysed in conjunction with broader preliminary research.

Outcomes of the audit will support stage 2 of the project: engagement with main street businesses, landowners/landlords, local residents, community and visitors to understand the issues and ideas to inform the tourism vision.

Stay tuned to this page for further updates, and in the meantime, we encourage everyone to maintain social-distancing and hygiene practices as recommended by SA Health.

For up-to-date information on affected council services and events, and council services which are still available, please visit City of Onkaparinga Covid-19 Information.

BACKGROUND

The City of Onkaparinga, as part of its Tourism Strategic Plan 2019-23, is seeking to develop a long-term tourism vision for McLaren Vale Main Street and to start with the delivery of a tangible project in the 2020-21 financial year.

McLaren Vale wine region is well-known for its premium food and wine and the aim of the visioning project is to position the Main Street as the key gateway to the region. Working with tourism businesses, Main Road businesses and the community, council is seeking to further enhance the Main Street as an attractive destination with quality visitor experiences.

To assist us understand some of the needs of visitors and the types of experiences and services required/expected of the main street, we sought insight from visitors to the area from January to February 2020. Outcomes of this initial engagement helped shape the project. You can view the engagement outcomes here.