The Locality Lead Officer will present a report to the Committee, which outlines new public realm schemes for approval, and update on the progress of current schemes and recently approved Neighbourhood Grants.
Indicative timing: 15 minutes
Chantelle Swaby, Locality Lead Officer, presented the public realm projects and neighbourhood grants update. Regarding recommendation 10, Mr Spirling Community representative of Carshalton Fields Residents Association asked for clarity regarding the address of where these signs would be placed. It was confirmed that these would be in Woodmansterne Road not Lane and the recommendation was amended before voting. Mr Carl Brown also asked for clarity on whether the two gateway signs in this Road would also be improved. Ian Price Team Leader Strategy and Commissioning, confirmed that the initial priority was in respect of road safety hence the new speed reduction signs but the gateway signs would be looked at.
Note: Recommendation 3: The funding is this local committee’s portion as the funding is equally shared with Sutton South, Cheam and Belmont local committee.
Councillor Amy Haldane advised that some silent soldier silhouettes had not been removed. It was confirmed that the the Council purchased silhouettes have been removed apart from the two by Carshalton Ponds that have been left in place. Committee were advised other silhouettes may have been purchased by other organisations and those will remain in place.
A local resident asked for clarification on item 6 as to where the bollards and studs would be installed. Team Leader Strategy and Commissioning advised these relate to the area near to shops and Vinoteca restaurant in Carshalton Beeches and would be placed to help show where customers may park.