TO REPORT BACK ON PROGRESS FROM THE APRIL MEETING RE CREATING A PARKING AREA ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE OLD POOL AREA WHICH WOULD ALLOW GRASS TO GROW THROUGH IN LINE WITH CONSERVATION POLICY
The meeting opened with an introduction by Cllr Paul Hornby who referred back to the meeting held on 27th April outlining proposals to repair, make good and keep certain areas (namely The Old Pool area and opposite the Old Red Lion) viable for additional parking which would be in keeping with the CDC policy of Conservation Area enhancement and protection in Wardington.
PH explained the process taken to date, and while Highways had been very supportive, it was a slow process. Highways had also indicated that they would not support a scheme opposite the Old Red Lion if cars were parked side ways unless a crash barrier was erected, “health & safety”. Therefore The Old Pool Area had been the focus of attension
It was made crystal clear that the meeting was to discuss The Old Pool Area and would not deviate from that.
The Clerk took over from Cllr Hornby and visually presented the facts to all together with two options of