Uk news South Ayrshire seafront to undergo redesign but one major plan has been dropped PremierLeague-News.Com
MetiNews.Com - One idea from the project has been abandoned after a majority of those consulted said they didn't like the proposal.
Breaking News ! Parts of Ayr seafront are in line for a £1.8 million redesign — but a potential restaurant plan has been dropped. Most people said they don’t want a diner on the former crazy golf site during a consultation process. As a result South Ayrshire Council has abandoned the idea. However plans are pressing ahead for a £1 million bid to spruce up St Germain-en-Laye Gardens and Bandstand so it can host events. Read More Related Articles Ayrshire father of 10 teamed up with son and impersonated police during savage blade attack on love rival Lighting, more seats and railings to create a boundary for ticketed events could feature as part of the makeover. There is also an £800,000 proposal to transform the former putting green into a landscaped area for residents and visitors to relax. Plants, seating and lighting are among proposals. Both sites are common good land and the majority of people who responded during the council consultation backed the ideas to spruce them up. New look: There are plans to spruce up Ayr seafront (Image: Ayrshire Post) Download the Ayrshire Live app today The Ayrshire Live app is available to download now. Get all the local news in your area – plus features, football news and the latest on the coronavirus crisis – at your fingertips 24/7.
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Walkers and cyclists would be also be given priority on the esplanade and neighbouring streets under the proposals. The move would see streets narrowed. Officials will work with the Ayrshire Roads Alliance to figure out ways to fund the roadworks. Overall the council received 56 responses to the consultation, which was carried out by Austin-Smith Lord. The firm presented images of designs for people to look at online. Thirty four of the people disagreed with constructing a glass fronted eatery on the coastline.
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A total of 41 supported the makeover of St Germain-en-Laye Gardens in front of County Buildings while 38 want to see the putting green revamped. Councillors were presented with the Ayr Esplanade plans during the most recent Leadership Panel meeting. Ruling SNP and Labour politicians at the online committee voted for officers to come back with more details on the plans.
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