been nearly one year since the last bypass report as the controversial
road feature took notice of local feelings and kept a low profile.
However, in an attempt to win the hearts of Haywards Heath residents,
this Gateway to Bolnore Village has recently gone floral in a
dazzling display of colour and landscaping.
been nearly two and a half years since work began on the bypass
to hell and 18 months since the roundabout was given an lush coat
of grass. Since then the roundabout has been the victim of a Vauxhall
Cavelier and a gang of scooter punks. However, in a supprise Ground
Force-esque move, three mixed flower and schrub beds have been
installed elevating this road feature to the status of one of
Haywards Heath's prime areas of outstanding natural beauty.
everyone seems to appreciate the colourful transformation. A local
road safety campaigner spoke off the record to us saying,
madness. There's nothing more distracting when approaching a roundabout
than having a bush thrust into your field of view. I only hope
that the council sees to it that these bushes are kept neatly
trimmed so we can all see what we're doing. If they're left to
get out of control I can see a real mess developing when someone
tries to pull out at the last minute just as another person is
comming from the right. Someone is going to get rear ended just
you wait and see'
spite of these warnings, it's been nearly 2 months since the transformation
and as yet no road safety incidents have been reported leading
this web site to conclude that the roundabout is safer than it
was when it was just grass.