The current issue of The Haslemere Herald led with the story of the Petworth Road crossing and removal of parking spaces to accommodate the bus bay: Pedestrian crossing’s green light. The article has interviews with several local shopkeepers to get their views. It also mentioned the long campaign to get a zebra crossing by Haslemere Museum.
A NEW pedestrian crossing on Petworth Road looks set to get the go-ahead, but it will mean the loss of two free parking spaces.
Surrey County Council has formally advertised plans for a zebra crossing around the corner from the High Street, where there is a bus stop at present.
However it would mean moving the bus stop further east, to the lay-by where cars can currently park for up to one hour. The scheme will cost about £60,000.
For full story, see this week’s Haslemere Herald.