AskBoA: Westbury Gardens cafe?
Can anybody bring me – and perhaps others – up to speed with the status and future of the cafe in Westbury Gardens?
Some of us understood the cafe to be a necessary evil if the Tourist Information Centre was to survive: I know people asked, e.g., “Haven’t we got enough cafes?” and “Did they get ‘proper’ permission?” etc.
A cynic might say that the proprietors have now got just what they want: a cafe in a prime location without the tedious business of having to run a TIC. Personally, I think we should take commerce out of Westbury Gardens, and give other cafe proprietors a better chance.
What do others think?
I suppose it’s possible that it’s being retained so we can have a newsworthy Christmas tree every year?