The long-running slow redevelopment of King’s Court – the former office block near the level crossing – into flats has featured in the Eye’s posts quite a few times. But there’s been a slighty surprising change. The paved area by the front door which usually has a car or two parked on it has suddenly become a little more secure. The barrier which has been open for as long as we can remember is now closed and locked.
Also, a lockable bollard has been installed. (We noted the five bolt holes for just three bolts with some interest….) The bollard seems to be intended to block vehicles from driving over the kerb into the ‘parking area’. But driving over the pavement is, we believe, illegal anyway.,