Options for pedestrian provision at Elm Road in Annan
A public consultation was held on proposed options for pedestrian provision on the level section of Elm Road, Annan, north of the Lovers Walk and Hillend Road junction.
Drawings illustrating four options were able to view at Elmvale Primary School and Annan Town Hall on Wednesday 13 and Thursday 14 September.
Staff were on hand to explain the options and answer any questions that came up. Anyone who attended was given the opportunity to indicate a preference and make comments.
57 feedback forms were issued over the two days with 51 completed and returned:
Where are you a resident?
Back of the Hill - 44
Elsewhere in Annan - 5
Other - 0
What is your main use of Elm Road?
Pedestrian - 17
Cyclist - 0
Motorist - 22
(7 people ticked both pedestrian and motorist, 4 people ticked all three boxes.)
Which of the options is your preference?
Keep layout as it is, without any changes) - 0
Alter existing refuge areas to short lengths of footway with a demarcated walkway between them - 13
Remove existing refuge areas and provide a demarcated walkway over full length - 15
Remove existing refuge areas and change back to previous layout with no specific pedestrian provision - 15
What happens next
The outcome of the consultation will now be discussed with local councillors.