Re: Consultation to make permanent the poorly designed Streatery on Belsize Terrace
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The only restaurant using the space is Roni’s. Initially when first introduced with the pandemic other restaurants tried it. Now they have table licenses to put tables outside their restaurants where there is demand. These restaurants discovered that insurance was needed to carry food over the street, Belsize Lane, and so for these reasons do not use the Terrace
The Streatery license is just for the tables covering the public open space on the Terrace, not the table licenses outside the restaurants
The principle objection is that the Streatery is using ALL of the public open space on the Terrace. Camden is not proposing to use Belsize Lane or take away parking, it is proposing to take away all the available public open space and privatise it.
I am not asking you to object to tables outside the restaurants, as every food outlet has tables and chairs on the pavement, and so they should.
What I am saying is there should be a compromise. LB Camden should be turning over the design of Belsize Terrace to a street-design professional where the design can include a Streatery and public open space.
On 17 Jan 2022, at 16:18, Elena <elena.moynihan@...> wrote:
The application mentions seven local restaurants and food outlets- with different number of tables at different hours of day ( 14, 34 and 40 tables as the day progresses).
Roni isn't really a dinner place, so I guess the 40 evening tables would be for other outlets ?
Pretty much every food outlet has tables and chairs outside on the pavement now ...
On Mon, 17 Jan 2022 at 15:41, Stefano Bertolotto via groups.io <email@example.com> wrote: