From Brian Villette. DOES Environment Minister Freddie Cohen not listen to the voters and has he not heard the protests against the construction of tall buildings recently concerning the waterfront?
From Brian Villette.
DOES Environment Minister Freddie Cohen not listen to the voters and has he not heard the protests against the construction of tall buildings recently concerning the waterfront?
Obviously not, as just over the hill at Havre des Pas he has agreed to the building of 38 flats on seven floors. If my memory serves me correctly, the hotel building currently in-situ is only ground to second floor, so why is he allowing another four floors?
There is no doubt in my mind that this is to be yet another blot on the landscape and a totally unnecessary addition to this area. But wait a minute, we are going to be treated to a monstrous piece of what is apparently art as a bonus, a naked man by Anthony Gormley, whoever he is. What has this got to do with the area and, indeed, how many members of the public are likely to appreciate it? Very few, I suggest.
If we are going to be subjected to various pieces of art because of Senator Cohen’s ‘brainchild’ let it be representative of the area. To my knowledge, Havre des Pas has been a boat building area in the past so where does the naked man come in?
Come on, Senator Cohen, get your act together or resign.
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