Tuesday, September 27, 2022
GeneralPLANS TO IMPROVE SAFETY IN VICINITY OF ANNALONG CORNMILL

PLANS TO IMPROVE SAFETY IN VICINITY OF ANNALONG CORNMILL

PERMISSION is being sought to improve safety in the vicinity of Annalong Cornmill. The council recently submitted an application seeking listed building consent to replace existing iron handrails at the Marine Park harbour site – with ‘a similar rail with closer spacing between bars to ensure health and safety standards are met’ – to its own Planning Department. ‘Currently the spacing of railing bars presents a hazard, as they are too wide and could allow a small child to slip into the water,’ planning documentation reads.

‘The railings are also in an extremely deteriorated condition and therefore require replacement.’ Last March, two council workers and a member of the public were praised for saving a toddler who had fallen into the harbour.

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