BCP Council has been under intense scrutiny over the past year because of the rapid decline of the town centre and the authority having ‘simply given up’.
As reported the high-end chain restaurant The Ivy has pulled out of opening a new restaurant in town as it “does not align to the brand”.
As well as, the restaurant chain retracting its opening, it has been revealed that six million fewer people visited the Bournemouth Christmas market compared to the previous year.
Empty shops, antisocial behaviour, parking, and cleanliness are just a handful of issues reported through the council’s survey filled in by my BCP residents.
In retaliation, the council is taking action with a ‘Day of Action’.
Between 11am-3pm, representatives of the council will be at Bournemouth Square for concerned locals to raise their concerns and for councillors cooperation and feedback.
The council will provide insight into the daily basis of developing Bournemouth town centre which has been shaped by resident voices in the town centre survey.
Regarding the empty shops, the council has included the provision for more housing in the town centre in hopes of attracting new developments.
The BCP authority is trying to implement change for a brighter future.