Public urged to view A35 pedestrian crossing plans

PUBLISHED: 12:41 20 January 2009 | UPDATED: 22:53 15 June 2010

AFTER a long, hard-fought battle, Honiton Town Council is pleased plans are finally afoot for a pedestrian crossing on the A35 in the vicinity of Kings Road and Monkton Road.

AFTER a long, hard-fought battle, Honiton Town Council is pleased plans are finally afoot for a pedestrian crossing on the A35 in the vicinity of Kings Road and Monkton Road.Councillor Dianne Morgan, however, is keen to point out that it is vital the right scheme is chosen to go forward.Two different plans are currently available for the public to view in the council's New Street offices."We are so close now to getting something, but it has got to be right for Honiton," Councillor Morgan told the Herald."We are looking for public feedback and would encourage people to look at the plans."The last thing we want is something that we can't go back on, if it is unsuitable."Of the two schemes being proposed, one involves traffic signals being installed.Charity SeeAbility, which developed Windmill Court in Kings Road, paid £10,000 towards the long-awaited crossing more than three years ago.The plans can be viewed between 10am and 1pm, Monday to Friday.


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