A STREET name sex-swap has left families scratching their heads.
The baffling switch in Alexandra Road saw a sign for Alexander Road appear — yards away from one with the correct spelling.
It confused residents of the street in the Suffolk market town of Beccles — as well as delivery drivers who were uncertain if they were in the right road at all.
One local said: “When I saw it I wondered if the council was trying to be gender neutral by having both names on the same street.
“Whatever’s behind it, it’s completely bonkers.”
Alexandra Road resident Ratchanee Batley was so bamboozled she even had to phone her husband to check its name.
She said: “I looked to my right and it said Alexander Road and then I looked to my left and it said Alexandra Road.
“And I thought, ‘Hang on, where do I live?’.”
East Suffolk Council confirmed the sign would be changed back.
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