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CAMERA DESIGN IS POLAR OPPOSITE OF WHAT IS NEEDED

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LETTERS

Despite being a confirmed supporter of the congestion charge, I have sympathy for the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea over the issue of poles and cameras ( ajplus 10.04.06).

These are just the latest abomination to clutter up our streetscape, along with the plethora of markings, notices and unsightly bins. Every now and then an enlightened authority commissions some swanky street furniture from a trendy practice, but even this is soon marooned in the rising tide of random bits and pieces.

It is time that Ken Livingstone put some of the income from the congestion charge into decongesting our streets of their shameful cargo of ill-thought-out excrescences.

It might even create some space for the councils' sanitation departments to deal with the tidal wave of litter, dogs' mess, and stuck-on chewing gum that is dragging down the experience of living in London for those who are forced to repedestrianise the streets.

Denise Marshall, London SW4

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