Listening to East Bierley results

East Bierley Village Preservation Society (supported by the Birstall and Birkenshaw ward councillors and Kirklees Council staff) asked local people about life in East Bierley village. We used a tool called the “Place Standard”. This is a way of helping to get conversations going about any place (it could be your street, neighbourhood or town), by using some simple questions. We’ll be using the results to help create an action plan for East Bierley, which reflects local people’s priorities. We’d like to say thank you to everyone who took part.

Who participated?

As we were unable to have face to face conversations with local groups and individuals during this time, we wrote to each household in the area inviting people to take part. Everyone in the village had the opportunity to complete a postal questionnaire or to take part online. We also put posters and banners up around the village and used social media to encourage participation. 101 people took part via post, 58 people took part online.


Place Standard assessments were completed

What did people say about their place?

Have a look at our results summary to see what people said about East Bierley:

Listening to East Bierley results summary (PDF)

If you’d like, you can also look at the results in more detail by downloading our data:

What happens next?

There will be some sessions in Autumn 2021 to share the results with citizens in East Bierley. East Bierley Preservation Society, councillors, volunteers and staff will then use what we learn to help create an action plan.

If you’d like to find out more or get involved, or if you have any questions, please contact  the Kirklees Councillors for the Birstall and Birkenshaw ward. Or you can contact Rodney Holroyd at East Bierley Village Preservation Society, email: