Published: 3rd Jan 2019

Worthing Borough Council has published plans to spend £8.5m on improving housing and buildings, sprucing up public spaces and refurbishing public toilets. The capital investment programme includes the full refurbishment of Buckingham Road and High Street multi-storey car parks. Playgrounds across Worthing will also receive an upgrade, with Palatine Park Play Area, Brooklands Pleasure Park and Durrington Recreation Ground all set to undergo works over the next three years. Worthing town centre will benefit from works to enhance public spaces and improve facilities. Public toilets will also be brought up to a good standard following a comprehensive review. On the hit list will be toilets in Marine Gardens, Sea Lane Cafe Car Park, the Lido and the Pier. The borough council is also looking to purchase temporary accommodation and bring empty properties back into use to help address the rising cost of temporary and emergency accommodation in the private sector. … (To read the full article, subscribe below)