‘No good impression’ - Hethersett councillors lament sorry state of major gateway

The sorry state of a bus shelter in the Steeple Tower area of Hethersett. picture: Peter Steward

The sorry state of a bus shelter in the Steeple Tower area of Hethersett. picture: Peter Steward - Credit: Archant

Parish councillors in Hethersett have decried the parlous state of a major gateway into the village.

Brick paving in the Steeple Tower area of Hethersett. picture: Peter Steward

Brick paving in the Steeple Tower area of Hethersett. picture: Peter Steward - Credit: Archant

At a council meeting one member, Shane Hull, brought up concerns about the Steeple Tower development, which he claimed was beset by dangerous and dilapidated brickwork, broken and chipped paving, a shoddy bus shelter and broken flowerpots.

Mr Hull said: 'With the village ever growing, Steeple Tower is a major entry point to our village and it's a site for sore eyes with benches falling apart, dangerous brickwork and broken paving.

'The bus shelter is in disrepair and other seats are rusted and corroded.

'It doesn't give a good impression of our village either to local people or visitors.'


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Councillors decided to raise the matter with South Norfolk Council, which has responsibility for the area, and point out the potential risks of allowing Steeple Tower to deteriorate even more.

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