The painting of security bollards was among improvements being made across a waterfront in Ellesmere after the area fell into disrepair.

Booher Construction Ltd was drafted in to help touch-up security bollards, replace missing paving and clear overgrown weeds.

Furthermore, the project - which was funded by Cheshire West and Chester Council's Special Projects Team, in addition to the Ellsemere Port Development Board - saw lighting columns painted, reports the

Rachel Mitchell, of Rachel Mitchell Photography in Raddle Wharf, told the news provider that the changes have made a "tremendous difference".

"The waterfront wasn't a nice place to walk around, it felt very unloved. The area had suffered from a lot of vandalism over the years – they had even lifted bricks out of the block paving and thrown them into the canal," she added.

Earlier this week, security bollards were placed near a retirement home in Tenby after anti-social parking took place.

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