AUG 01] CITY CENTRE COMPANY NEWS
city centre is now among the cleanest and tidiest in the country.
professional surveys show the city centre achieving rating figures
higher than the mark that three years ago topped a national league
Council topped the league in 1998 with a Cleanliness Index score of
70 out of 100 in the last national survey conducted by the Tidy
City Centre Company, which is responsible for the day to day running
of the central area, is independently monitored weekly to the strict
Tidy Britain Group criteria and is consistently achieving scores
higher than 70.
Bache, the City Centre Company Operations Manager, said:
knew we had made a difference to the tidiness around the city
centre, which is confirmed by the independent monitoring.
lot of credit for the improvement goes to English Landscapes, who
have helped us to transform our city centre, but we are not
sitting on our laurels.
surveys are conducted to the same strict conditions used by the
Tidy Britain Group and while it is pleasing to be achieving such
consistently high scores, we are not content to remain at that
level. We want to improve further and we have several ideas on how
to do that.”
Jennings, Regional Director of the Tidy Britain Group said:
is very pleasing to note that Coventry has raised its cleanliness
levels by five points in the last three years and I commend the
City Centre Company and the City Council.
work closely in partnership with the City Council in raising
social awareness and we are satisfied that all our efforts are now
City Centre Company is in the process of merging with the city's
tourism company, Coventry and Warwickshire Promotions to form a
super-company to strongly the promote the whole of the city and
Millett, currently in charge of the City Centre Company, will become
the Chief Executive of the new merged company.