By Dan Bean in The Press.
Marketing bosses have admitted they were “naive” when they first suggested demolishing the broken fountain in York’s Parliament Street, but say it is hindering their plans for the area.
The future of the fountain, which has not worked since 2012, was discussed at a City of York Council meeting on Wednesday.
Steve Brown, the managing director of Make It York, told the meeting the organisation was “probably a bit young and naive when we first approached” the idea of demolishing the fountain. The proposals last year were opposed by many and hundreds signed a petition saying it should be kept.
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