Pull down Council House to make way for cable car parking

First published in Letters

THE starting point for the proposed cable car to the Worcestershire Beacon has to be the Priory Park.

The report by High Street Malvern says: “The district council makes considerable effort to promote Malvern, but lacks any ‘silver bullet’ to galvanise the local economy.”

So why not level the Council House to provide parking?

Further parking could be gained by filling in Swan Pool with the Council House rubble and erecting the bottom station and visitor centre there (by rubble I mean the bricks and not the councillors).

Refreshment provision at the Beacon end would be a large McDonald’s.

The massive McDonald’s M, when illuminated, would be seen for miles across the two counties during the hours of darkness, attracting hundreds who might think the Big M represented Malvern.

Electric power for the cable cars would be supplied by a string of wind turbines stretching the length of the hills.

Oh, yes, the councillors would need rehousing, so how about a large marquee in the middle of Castlemorton Common?

But we couldn’t have that could we; it would be a blot on the landscape!

Brian Smith

Malvern

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10:08am Thu 6 Mar 14

Bufton Tufton says...

to think I only read in the Worcester News a few weeks ago about how Worcester residents were more obese than the national average. Let the fat wobbly bums walk up the hill to lose a few pounds. It would of course be possible to arrange to run a mini bus up to the Beacon for disabled people and the elderly, I occasionally see a Land Rover up there so I know the route is drivable.

How surprising that the company involved with running the cable car at Buxton assisted the gullible Town Trader Association in their feasibility study; what's in it for them? Might I suggest it is the town traders ( or whatever they call themselves) who are behind the times. Malvern is a tourist town and there are some quite nice gift shops etc in the town centre. Malvern is often crawling with day trippers on Sunday looking for somewhere to spend their money. When will these small shop keepers learn? For God"s sake and despite the Sabbath, OPEN YOUR SHOPS ON SUNDAY!!!!!!!!!!! Have an early closing day/ closed in the week on Monday, Wednesday or Thursday if you need to.
to think I only read in the Worcester News a few weeks ago about how Worcester residents were more obese than the national average. Let the fat wobbly bums walk up the hill to lose a few pounds. It would of course be possible to arrange to run a mini bus up to the Beacon for disabled people and the elderly, I occasionally see a Land Rover up there so I know the route is drivable. How surprising that the company involved with running the cable car at Buxton assisted the gullible Town Trader Association in their feasibility study; what's in it for them? Might I suggest it is the town traders ( or whatever they call themselves) who are behind the times. Malvern is a tourist town and there are some quite nice gift shops etc in the town centre. Malvern is often crawling with day trippers on Sunday looking for somewhere to spend their money. When will these small shop keepers learn? For God"s sake and despite the Sabbath, OPEN YOUR SHOPS ON SUNDAY!!!!!!!!!!! Have an early closing day/ closed in the week on Monday, Wednesday or Thursday if you need to. Bufton Tufton
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