Sunday 18 June 2017

Deptford anchor consultation

Further to the council report in March which recommended the return of the anchor to Deptford High Street, Lewisham Council has launched a consultation into some aspects of its proposed reinstatement. These include the style and type of textured paving that will be placed around it (to assist the visually-impaired) and whether a plaque should be included, and if so, what this should say.

Current timescale intends the anchor to be back in position in time for Deptford X festival in late September.

The public is invited to respond via the online consultation survey where you can also find background information about the process (downloadable here).

There is also a drop-in session at Deptford Lounge on Tuesday 20 June between 3pm-7pm.

The current documents show the anchor to be somewhat sidelined in the proposed location at the top of the high street; why not have it more central in the streetscape? At the moment it looks like an afterthought.

The online consultation closes on Tuesday 27th June.


Sue said...

The background information is also on show in Deptford Lounge, where you can also fill in the questionnaire. Use the "Any comments" box to say you want the anchor back as centrally as possible – and not sidelined where it can't be seen.

Anonymous said...

melt the bloody thing down so it might actually be useful for something rather than an anti social behaviour magnet

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