SHORT TERM: OPTION 2

Option Principle: Theme of increased planting and places to rest to create a more attractive environment and shopping experience and encourage businesses to use the outdoor space.

KEY FEATURES

  • Extension of the pedestrian zone to include Sundays to provide consistency, create a better pedestrian experience everyday and improve accessibility for all users
  • Hours of the pedestrian zone to remain 10am to 4:30pm to match business licences for outdoor seating
  • Cycling allowed all day on High Street and increased cycle parking
  • Loading allowed on High Street from 4:30pm to 10am within designated bay
  • Parklets to provide seating, planting and activity on the street to encourage people to dwell longer in High Street
  • Removal of parking on High Street to allow businesses to extend licences for outdoor seating / displays and so increase their capacity and the visibility of their shop. It also enables additional planting and public seating
  • New raised surface to improve the pedestrian connection across North Street at the junction with High Street
  • Relocated disabled bays on North Street to improve the visibility of High Street and improve access for buses

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EXAMPLE FEATURES AT OTHER LOCATIONS

Hammersmith, London
An example of a multi-purpose parklet incorporating seating, planting and cycle parking

Multi-purpose Parklet
© Cyclehoop

Łódź, Poland
An example of a parklet incorporating seating and planting. The choice of planting can be used to give different sensory experiences

Seating parklet
First parklet in Łódź – Struga Street near © Cyclehoop Piotrkowska by Zorro2212 via Wikimedia is licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0

East Street, Shoreham by Sea
Removal of parking in this timed pedestrian zone allows for a pedestrian friendly space that hosts regular events and allows businesses to use the street for outdoor seating

East Street Shoreham by Sea

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