Views wanted for new war memorial

The memorial cross option.

The memorial cross option. - Credit: Archant

Readers are being asked to choose which option they prefer for Bideford.

The obelisk option.

The obelisk option. - Credit: Archant

BIDEFORD Town Council is calling upon residents to give their views on a new war memorial for Victoria Park.

The memorial sword option.

The memorial sword option. - Credit: Archant

It is proposed the memorial would be placed opposite the main gates in Victoria Park.

Residents can choose between a traditional cross, a sword or an obelisk on the top of the memorial.

There is also a fourth option of providing a band stand with enough space for the town band and memorial plaques around the base.

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Readers can email their preferred memorial choice to or view the proposals on the consultation page of

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