Autumn 2017: Engagement events report
3rd July 2018
New signs installed on Southsea seafront consultation materials now in libraries across the city.
The team behind the Southsea Coastal Scheme, a £100million+ project to help defend over 8000 homes and 700 businesses from coastal flooding, have recently expanded the reach of their consultation even further to ensure that residents and visitors to Portsmouth get a chance to have their say on the proposals and options for the project.
Cllr Dave Ashmore (above), cabinet member for environment and community safety said: “We had already expanded the number of consultation events to cover more of the city, which were great success with over 1700 people attending. The consultation is open until the end of August so we still keen to get as many responses as possible, so we’ve put temporary signs along the seafront showing what the defences could look like in each area which encourage visitors to go online and give us their feedback.”
Cllr Steve Pitt, deputy leader of the council and cabinet member for culture, leisure and sport added: “We also think it’s important to get views of all residents from across the city about the future of our seafront, so we’ve sent out poster booklets and surveys to all of our libraries so even more people can get involved.”
Consultation materials will also be available in the Pyramids and Blue Reef Aquarium, and are all available online on the scheme’s website here.