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Final chance to have a say on Town Hall proposals
Residents will get another chance to voice their views on
proposals which would see the Town Hall relocate to offices on the
outskirts of Scarborough.
Customer First would remain in the town centre, but other
Scarborough Borough Council staff would move to the former
Scarborough Building Society headquarters at Prospect House.
The move would clear the way for regeneration of the Town Hall,
King Street and Futurist site. Consultation is continuing until the
end of the month.
The issue will be discussed at 7pm on Wednesday 23 May at
special meeting of the Scarborough Urban Area Forum in the ballroom
at the Royal Hotel in St Nicholas Street after the Forum was asked
specifically by the borough council to assist with the community
There have already been a number of well attended public
meetings on the proposals including a special meeting of the Town
Team earlier this month.
The Forum is set to include a presentation from the council’s
Chief Executive, Jim Dillon, and the Head of Finance and Asset
Management, Nick Edwards, as well as independently facilitated
The results and finding of the Forum will be collated by the
Forum’s Support Group, which is made up of local residents, and
then fed back directly to the council as part of the wider
consultation process which ends on 30 May.
People can also have their say online at www.scarborough.gov.uk/townhallreview
Forum chairman Ros Fox said: “I would like to invite all
residents and business people to come along to the Forum meeting
and listen to the presentations and take part in the discussion
“We want people to get involved and make their views known.
Whether residents are for or against what they hear, everyone is
welcome. The views put forward are very important to the
For more information please contact Matthew Joseph on 01723
383562 or Kerry Lee on 01723 232472.