Anger as ‘designer’ lamp posts cost £7,000 each
was “appalled” by the hefty price tag for the lighting, part of the town’s controversial shared space scheme.
Cllr Keith Ferrin (Con), Kent’s cabinet member for highways, said: “How can you justify spending £7,000 on a lamp post? It is absolutely outrageous.”
There are 56 of the artistdesigned curved lights in the shared space area.