Village shops to be transformed by makeover
- Credit: Archant
Yatton’s ‘uninspiring’ shopping precinct will be overhauled in the coming weeks, with bike stands and new trees set to make the area more attractive for villagers.
The Pages Court shopping precinct, in High Street, will be given a new look by building consultancy firm 3Sixty Real Estate, whose plans include replacing shop windows with uPVC fascias and installing new roofing and additional seating.
The precinct will also be kitted out with bike stands and trees will be planted throughout the area to make it more attractive to shoppers.
A statement from 3Sixty said: “The existing site area of Pages Court is uninspiring and comprises largely of concrete paving and a small grassed area.
“Historically, we understand a tree used to provide the main central feature, but this has since died and has not been replaced.
You may also want to watch:
“The external areas of Pages Court are in drastic need of upgrading and refurbishment. The external refurbishment of the building and upgrading of the landscaping will greatly improve its visual appearance and make it a more attractive and appealing place to visit.”
The refurbishment has also been supported by Yatton Parish Council.
- 1 Events in Weston and beyond to look forward to this summer
- 2 Council keen to hear from villagers on road safety plans
- 3 How to order free Covid home tests
- 4 Marathon runner Ben Smith announces USA Challenge plans
- 5 Man charged with two counts of attempted murder
- 6 Trigger chosen to develop project for Festival UK* 2022
- 7 North Somerset restaurants reopen outside this week
- 8 Holloway helps Northern Ireland women make history after qualifying for Euro 2022
- 9 Health shop stocks fruit and vegetables free from plastic packaging
- 10 Celebrations after non-essential shops and pubs reopen in North Somerset
In a statement which was sent to North Somerset, the parish council said: “The proposed refurbishment is a very welcome improvement to the heart of the village and overall street scene of the area.
“The choice of materials for the surfacing is both practical for all users and also aesthetically pleasing.
“The overall design will create a much more attractive and usable space for the community, which will hopefully encourage organisations to use for the benefit of village residents.”