A Local survey regarding: Home Energy, Access to Local Food, Public Transport and Employment

SPOTT 2025 M.A.P Project

Who has had a say so far?


10 8

4 2 0

-16 17-25 26-45 46-65 Male Female


Total: 53

How energy efficient is your home?

Not at all

0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Very efficient

Why do you feel your homes are not energy efficient?
1. 2. 3. 4. Age of house Storage heaters Not all light bulbs energy efficient No solar panels

Why do you feel your homes are energy efficient?
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Double glazing Loft insulation Low energy bulbs Energy efficient appliances Wood burning stoves What are your reasons for not making these changes? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Cost Time Not a home owner Need community to work together Planning Do you want one? No: 21 Yes: 9

What do you feel would make your home more energy efficient? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Wind turbines (small/ community scheme) Solar panels Replace light bulbs Stop draughts Insulate

Have you had an energy audit? No: 23 Yes: 4

How much of the food you buy is locally produced/ grown?
15 10 5

0 None
Why not a score of 10 (all)? 1. 2. 3. 4. Shop at supermarkets for convenience and price Not all locally available Local food often more expensive No time to garden

0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
1. 2. 3. 4. 5.


Why not a score of 0 (none)? Shop at Knowes Farm Shop Local Fish shop Crunchy Carrot Look at labelling Grow my own

What would make it easier for you to eat more locally produced food? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Dunbar Farmers Market (ASDA car park, Bleaching Fields, Swimming Pool, Harbour) Supermarkets to stock local produce Allotments near Spott Village Local Bakery Better labelling

How often do you use Public Transport?


0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10


Why not always? 1. Not convenient 2. Bus in Village irregular and not frequent enough 3. Not suitable for my journey to work 4. Cost to high 5. Not enough parking at station What would make it easier for you? 1. Regular and reliable Bus 2. Late night train 3. Lower cost of bus and train 4. Improve and less expensive car park at station 5. Bus linked up to station and other villages

What do you use PT for now? 1. Train to Edinburgh 2. Sometimes bus to Edinburgh 3. As back up to car 4. To get to ASDA 5. Use park and ride sometimes

What would make it easier to walk/ cycle to work/ school? 1. Safe walk and cycle route to Dunbar e.g. Along Spott Road 2. Sign post cycle tracks and extend to Spott 3. Slow down drivers on Spott Road 4. Clear footpath and tarmac from East Broomhouse to A1 5. Local jobs

Local Employment and Initiatives?
Work locally? 11 Would you like to? No: 10 Yes: 14 Doing what? Admin, Farming, Retail, Psychotherapy If no why? Retired Local Skills: Work with pensioners, charities, young people Child care Writer Team building Joiner Sports Plumber Management Electrician Bsc Engineering Horses Sewing Coaching Knitting Midwife Architect Music x3 Vet Retired teachers, Head Mistress Countryside Ranger x2 Gardening x2 Parent Council Computers Cooking x2 Community Council Artist Probus Church x3 Are you Interest in getting involved in local initiatives? Energy: x12 Food: x4 Water: x4 Transport: x5 Health: x5 Employment: 10 Other: Environment x2