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Street signpost signs all pointing wrong direction

Reported by Sophia Collins at 10:07, Tue 12 June 2007

Sent to Bath and North East Somerset Council 3 minutes later

The street signpost (showing things like the Jane Austen Centre, the Roman Baths, etc), just outside the Hobgoblin pub has the 'arms' of the sign all pointing in the wrong direction. A friend and I noticed it and tried pointing things back the way they should be, but we couldn't reach all of them.

I don't understand why these signs are made so they can be so easily swung round. Surely there should be a screw or something holding the arms in place, pointing the right way? Otherwise presumably, lost tourists are wondering round Lower Bristol Road or wherever, wondering where the Spa has gone and deciding they hate Bath and are never coming back. And if we want to encourage more people to walk (good for fitness, weightloss, traffic...) then signs that make that easier are essential.

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  • Still open, via questionnaire, 12:01, Tue 10 July 2007

  • Nope, even though it's a simple job which would take 5 minutes and a handful of screws, nothing has been done. I regularly get stopped by lost tourists asking for directions on this road. You'd think a tiny effort to fix this existing sign would be a priority really.

    Posted by Sophia Collins at 14:54, Thu 9 August 2007

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 14:54, Thu 9 August 2007

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