A proposal is to be taken to London to attract investors in Worthing. Good.
However, one of the sites the proposal affects is the bus depot with a suggestion of 800 homes and lots of retail space. Do we need more retail space? Probably not.
A suggestion was made that the bus depot should move to the old tip in East Worthing.
At present all the buses stop in Chapel Road and the seafront.
Many change drivers there. Are the drivers to make their way to the seafront (about a mile) and wait in a seafront shelter for their bus?
All the buses will have to leave the new depot which will cause chaos in Dominion Road and cause much noise to residents. Has this proposal really been thought out?
A much more sensible idea would be to use the old Police Station site but that has been sold for flats and retail (supposedly). Needless to say no plans have appeared.
With 200 homes at the Grafton site, that will make 1,000 new homes with no new doctors, hospital space nor room in the schools.
We need to address all these problems before we build more homes.
Homes are desperately needed but they need to be social housing to rent.
Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live.
Here are four ways you can be sure you’ll be among the first to know what’s going on.
1) Make our website your homepage at www.worthingherald.co.uk/
2) Like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/Worthing.news
3) Follow us on Twitter @Worthing_Herald
4) Register with us by clicking on ‘sign in’ (top right corner). You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here.
And do share with your family and friends - so they don’t miss out!
The Worthing Herald - always the first with your local news.
Be part of it.