The results of Fylde Council’s consultation regarding the new Fairhaven Kiosk have been published.
57% of 270 respondents were against the idea. Support for the new kiosk is lowest amongst residents in the FY8 1 postcode (32% support the proposal); residents who live outside FY8 1 are more likely to support the proposal although opinions are divided (51% support overall; 49% do not)
The main reasons against were that it was too expensive and/or the new kiosk a waste of money which could be better used elsewhere.
The key themes amongst all comments were that people feel the replacement kiosk is too expensive or that money could be better spent elsewhere, and/or that the existing amenities are sufficient and would be negatively impacted by the replacement kiosk.
The full consultation is available here: https://new.fylde.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/Fylde-Council-Fairhaven-Kiosk-Consultation-Report-FINAL.pdf?fbclid=IwAR1QpS6jRCiOkd3UwjDGZmJGA44X84KiAkBmYdVb_KY-yNwUHgAanNWXGbE