Agenda item

Public Realm Projects and Neighbourhood Grants Update

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

 

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.  

 

RESOLVED: that

  1. It be agreed that £2,325 be earmarked for the annual hanging baskets scheme across the two wards in the local committee area from the 2018/19 Public Realm budget allocation.
  2. The planting of 5 new trees and 2 new benches at Wrythe Green Recreation Ground in Carshalton Central ward for £1,578 be approved from the Public Realm Capital Fund.
  3. The planting of 5 new trees and 2 new benches at Warren Park in Carshalton Central ward for £1,578 be approved from the Public Realm Capital Fund. ]
  4. The replacement of road name plates with heritage-style name plates for the Park Hill Conservation Area in Carshalton Central ward for £835 be approved from the Public Realm Revenue Fund.
  5. The replacement of road name plates with heritage-style name plates within the Carshalton Village Conservation Area in Carshalton Central ward for £1,350 be approved from the Public Realm Revenue Fund.
  6. The installation of bollards and pavement studs on Beeches Avenue, in Carshalton South and Clockhouse ward for £2,000 be approved from the Local Transport Fund.
  7. The installation of bollards and cycle stands at the junction of Florian Avenue with Erskine Road in Carshalton Central ward  to restrict obstructive parking, for £1,500 be approved from the Local Transport Fund.
  8. The installation of new cycle stands for the junction of The Mount with Hillcrest Halls in Carshalton South and Clockhouse ward for £1,200 be approved from the Local Transport Fund.
  9. The installation of new cycle stands for Westmead Corner in Carshalton Central ward for £600 be approved from the Local Transport Fund.
  10. Speed reduction signage for Woodmansterne Road in Carshalton South and Clockhouse ward for £1,500 be approved from the Local Transport Fund.
  11. Repairs to The Mount community noticeboard legs in Carshalton South and Clockhouse ward for £336 be approved from the Public Realm Capital Fund.
  12. It be approved that £304 of underspent Public Realm Capital is recycled back into the unallocated balances, as detailed in Appendix A, Section 5.
  13. The progress of the Public Realm schemes listed in Appendix A, be noted.

 

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.

 

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