Roger De Haan
has the money to bring happiness to Folkestone, or misery!
with the Child in mind!
results of a Public Consultation that was commissioned by Roger De
Haan’s team for ‘A new approach to Folkestone Seafront’,
ran from 19th May to 9th July 2010 was compiled by Dr Wim van Vuuren
of the faculty of business and management and the Research Centre
for Children Families and Communities, at Canterbury Christ Church
Seafront-Consulation Report 16:09:2010)
report for the Folkestone Harbour Company, included a schools consultation
involving around 3,195 children and students, also seemly 273 adults
who completed the Folkestone Seafront consultation survey. The report
alleged conclusion to the new approach to Folkestone Seafront was
that “Some of the younger children (and a few adults) expressed
concerns about the proposals to erect homes on the shingle beach”,
and that the “younger respondents were also keen to see
ice-cream kiosks and sweet shops too!” Seemly the children
would like to see the seafront amusements put back.
update presentation on the latest on Roger De Haan’s seafront
“Masterplan” idea. Was reported in the local press on
15th December 2011 of a scheme now of some 1,400 new homes, The
presentation was given to 180 visitors on 9th December by the architect
Toby Denham and Trevor Minter from the Folkestone Harbour Company.
is alleged that an application for outline planning permission is
due to be submitted to Shepway District Council's Planning Department
in April 2012.
or not, the results of consultation on the proposed new approach to
Folkestone Seafront was a useful consultation? The Farrells architects,
commissioned by the Roger de Haan came up with a seafront 'pen &
ink', with just a hint of Spike Milligan's creative art, showing
that they had took on board that which is fascinating to children.
again with the Child in mind?
above appeared in the Folkestone Herald, newspaper on 27thSeptember
artists’ impressions, once again seem to have the appearance
of having the Child in mind.
they have not drawn in a friend of 'Thomas Tank Engine', on Folkestone's
Harbour branch railway line.
Sam's Cross-channel ferries have been replaced by Roger’s 'Jolly
Roger' pirate ship!
might popular for those
with the child in mind, but about the rest of Folkestone?
must go down to the sea again, to the lonely sea and the sky; I left
my shoes and socks there - I wonder if they're dry?
tall tale dreamt up seemly with the adult in mind:-
plans for Folkestone Harbour UK include the introduction of two further
berths to accommodate larger vessels of up to 7m draft and a harbour
dredging programme as well as the ongoing refurbishment of existing
berths and the creation of more cargo handling storage space and vehicle
standage areas. Port operators hope to have the new berths operational
later this year”. Port, Harbour & Marine
Constriction: Expansion Plans at Folkestone Harbour: 01 May 2005.
years later there is another announcment, this time not for the adult
in mind, but for the child in mind.
all in the mind, you know.
- Spike we