Town cen­tre ‘an ob­sta­cle course’

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - News -

There are of­ten more A-boards in Ash­ford town cen­tre th­ese days than shop­pers!

Devsiri He­wavi­dana, of Park Farm, has at­tacked the huge num­ber ad­ver­tis­ing shops and busi­nesses in one area of the High Street, say­ing they pose a dan­ger to the el­derly and blind and make walk­ing past like tack­ling an “ob­sta­cle course”.

He de­scribed the sit­u­a­tion as “ridicu­lous”.

Last Fri­day the Ken­tish Ex­press was amazed to find there were 99 set up in the up­per and lower High Street, New Rents, Bank Street and North Street.

The num­ber of ad­ver­tis­ing boards in the town cen­tre has been de­scribed as ridicu­lous

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