The recently installed public benches around the southern end of Victoria Rd that have caused consternation among Devonport’s heritage circles are to be removed, once the Marine Square upgrade begins.
At the local board meeting held this week, Auckland Transport spokesperson Marilyn Nicholls was sympathetic to the community’s concerns. “There was a certain amount of urgency to get them in prior to the World Cup, and therefore no time for consultation” she said.
However, the seats were specifically designed to be easily removed and would be removed once the Marine Square upgrade commenced, which is scheduled for later this year.
The Speculator has provided readers with a link below that presents a number of interesting and creative designs for park benches. Take a look.