Two signs are better than one in St Albans
Attention residents of St Albans in Hertfordshire! Want to see your hard-earned taxes at work?
We've got to be honest with you, we're a little unsure what's going on here. The larger sign doesn't appear to cause any obstructions to motorists when viewed on Google Street Maps, and more importantly it provides far more information to motorists than its (presumed) replacement. Furthermore, replacements by their very nature 'replace' something else, so even as a replacement sign this is hopeless since the older sign is still there.
That's not all that's desperately incompetent about this situation; avid Bitterwallet reader Alistair (who took the photo) also mentions that the workmen dug two large holes in the ground for the new sign, despite it only requiring one pole. Outstanding.
Anybody with an insight into the strange and unusual workings of local councils care to guess at what's occurring here?