Hawick’s Wilton Park repairs hailed a step in right direction

Works in Hawick to improve safety on a footpath linking Wilton Park Road with the park have been hailed a success.

Thursday, 24th October 2019, 12:00 am
Updated Thursday, 24th October 2019, 2:46 pm
Stuart Marshall at the path at Wilton Park.

Scottish Borders Council workers completed the improvements this month, and Hawick and Denholm councillor Stuart Marshall has welcomed them, saying: “I asked the council to secure funding for this project from the small schemes budget as I was receiving reports of people tripping or slipping on the steep steps.

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“The area now look great, and non-slip wire has also been added to the stairs to make people feel safer when accessing this beautiful part of our town.

“I think people who use this area on a regular basis will be thrilled.”

by these works.”