Councillor David Barton has welcomed work to help disabled people access the shops and cafes on Bold Street.

Councillor Barton was approached by the owners of Pinders Cafe located there asking for help to arrange work to lower the kerbs for wheelchairs.

He spoke to council officials and secured funding for the alterations to the pavement which has now been carried out.

Councillor Barton said: “I’m delighted to be able to report that the work has been done and wheelchair users should find access on that stretch of Bold Street much easier.

“I’m very grateful to the team at Pinders for bringing this to my attention and likewise would like to thank the relevant council departments for their prompt response.

“This is a great example of the local community working together to improve the quality of life for everyone is Southport.”

ots-davidFor more information please contact David Barton on 0151 934 2061 or

If you would like to speak to him about this or any other issue he holds surgeries for residents every third Saturday of the month at the Atkinson Arts Centre on Lord Street to assist residents with any local issues or neighbourhood concerns. Dukes Ward covers the Western part of Birkdale and Hillside along with the town centre itself.

Upcoming Surgeries:

November- 21st 2-3pm Atkinson Arts Centre

December- 19th- 2-3pm Atkinson Arts Centre


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