Painting work begins on Kelty Main Street
Work begun this weekend on freshening up a number of buildings on Kelty Main as part of on-going improvement works to the village centre. The Cowdenbeath Area Committee recently agreed to pay £10,000 towards the £17,000 project.
Local councillor Alex Rowley welcomed the start of the project and said; “I am pleased that this work has commenced and already we can see the visual improvement it brings. I have been working with council officials and local traders to look at how we can make general improvements to the appearance of the Main Street. Kelty has a vibrant local Main Street with many different shops and businesses and I want to work with the local business community to make sure we bring about improvement that will ensure the future of the village centre.
He added; “We have seen the development of out of town shopping in Fife and elsewhere and this makes it more difficult for our town and village centres. Whilst the Council is focussed on trying to revitalise the main larger town centres, it is equally important that we support the smaller town and village centres and work with businesses. Kelty is a great example where we have a variety of businesses and with a bit of support I am sure we can continue to build the offer in our Main street”.
Photo shows work being carried out on buildings