April 23, 2009
Roadside bollards become a permanent
fixture on Burnham
introduction of temporary roadside barriers along lay-bys on Burnham-On-Sea's
seafront has been so successful in halting groups of 'boy racers'
congregating there that permanent bollards are this week being
plastic bollards were introduced
last December following concern from residents about anti-social
driving and late night noise.
are now being replaced with metal bollards to block off the lay-bys.
introduction comes after Somerset County Council's Highways Department
was asked to improve the appearance of the lay-bys before the
summer tourist season.
Neville Jones told March's town council meeting: "Sealing
off the lay-bys has stopped large congregations of vehicles gathering
and has been successful in reducing anti-social driving."
just want something more sympathetic than bright red and white
bollards which will better blend in with the surroundings."
above are one set of new bollards that have been installed this