Colchester Council has decided to install three bollards on a residential street after receiving complains from residents that it was being used as a rat run, a news report in the local media has recently revealed.
The need for restriction measures was highlighted during a Community Day of Action, in September, when residents in the area publicly complained about the low level of safety in the area.
Funds for the installation of the three bollards were also the result of a collaborative effort, as they were provided by the Safer Colchester Partnership, the area councillors and the council community zone team.
Tim Young, Colchester councillor responsible for community safety, said: “We listened to what residents said they wanted during the day of action and I am happy that we are able to respond in this way.
“I hope residents of Spurgeon Street will now feel safer in their road.”
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