Support for the proposed approach to lighting is widespread; 89% of residents agree with it; 44% ‘strongly agree’ (387 respondents) and 45% ‘agree’ (394 respondents).
Disagreement levels are the lowest seen so far with just 2% of respondents selecting that they ‘disagree’ with the proposed approach to lighting.
The 2% of respondents disagreeing with the proposed to lighting were asked which elements they disagree with. ‘If the festoon lighting is to be replaced, it is replaced with a design which is less costly to maintain, and offers an attractive, contemporary design and palette of colours to provide a backdrop to other features within the seafront‘ attracts the most negativity (68%).
Respondents do not want it replaced, they feel it is a popular feature, is aesthetically pleasing and has history and heritage.