Up first thing on Wednesday for a live Radio Cleveland interview regarding the Pedestrian Heart project. The interview was preceded by a 'vox pop' on High Row - one elderly person was very complimentary about the new benches and the look of the steps, another less so. Matthew Davies commented posititively about the look of the scheme during his questions.
From my observations, people are taking stock of the newly-unveiled steps, and then looking afresh at the artist's impression of the finished work on the billboards. It's just my gut feel, but ot seems like the new layout and street furniture is impressing. With the switching-on of the Christmas lights on Sunday, the town centre is really beginning to perk up.