Like them, we feel it is a perfect way to provide a safe, tranquil, traffic-free space that can become Wareham’s throbbing heart at the town’s most beautiful riverside location – Purbeck’s answer to the “café society” piazzas so beloved of British tourists in Europe.
We also believe the detailed plan reveals enormous potential in terms of events and attractions that can be staged in such a space. It will benefit the townspeople, valued visitors and the local economy alike. And it is a golden opportunity for both Wareham Town Council and Dorset Council to make a concrete statement of intent following their declarations of a Climate and Ecological Emergency.
The residents’ group will present the proposal to Wareham Town Council on March 2 2021. They have also alerted local businesses via the Wareham Chamber of Commerce’s Facebook page:
If you would like to read the proposal in full, please click here: