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Topic: Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Boot camp in the park - complaining
Posted by: Charlotte Kasner
Date/Time: 27/05/15 13:46:00

Not long before Gunnersbury goes the same way now that it is effectively in privitised hands. One attempt to site a school there has failed for the time being but often, the developers will make an knowingly over the top proposal to draw fire, well aware that campaigners will be exhausted and less likely to resist or relived that the alternative is "not as bad".

As it is, parks and similar resources (Kew Gardens and London Zoo spring to mind) are now obliged to hold as many commercial events as possible to bring in revenue. Any peace and quiet that one might hope to have at popular times is shattered by amplified music or access blocked by filming, marquees, weddings, pop concerts etc.

When I first moved here 35 years ago, I used to pay 1 (already a massive increase from the 1d of my childhood that had been in place since Kew opened) and sit and read under a tree. Now, at 15 it has become a tourist venue or somewhere to take a visitor rather than a unique resource for Londoners to enjoy regularly.


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Boot camp in the park - complaining 23/05/15 09:57:00 Jenny Smith
   Re:Boot camp in the park - complaining 23/05/15 10:36:00 William Luckman
   Re:Boot camp in the park - complaining 23/05/15 13:31:00 Daniel Cudmore
   Re:Boot camp in the park - complaining 24/05/15 07:37:00 Natalie Stevenson
      Re:Re:Boot camp in the park - complaining 24/05/15 08:01:00 Gordon McDonald
         Re:Re:Re:Boot camp in the park - complaining 24/05/15 09:09:00 Elizabeth Ross
            Re:Re:Re:Re:Boot camp in the park - complaining 24/05/15 11:08:00 Paul Green
               Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Boot camp in the park - complaining 24/05/15 19:10:00 Jenny Smith
                  Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Boot camp in the park - complaining 26/05/15 09:45:00 Charlotte Kasner
                     Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Boot camp in the park - complaining 26/05/15 21:32:00 Chris Blackwell
                        Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Boot camp in the park - complaining 26/05/15 21:36:00 William Prentice
                           Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Boot camp in the park - complaining 26/05/15 22:07:00 Russell Pearson
                        Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Boot camp in the park - complaining 26/05/15 22:09:00 Richard P Kay
                           Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Boot camp in the park - complaining 26/05/15 22:14:00 Loraine Pemberton
                              Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Boot camp in the park - complaining 27/05/15 10:32:00 Karen Liebreich
                                 Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Boot camp in the park - complaining 27/05/15 10:56:00 Claire Moran
                                    Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Boot camp in the park - complaining 27/05/15 13:46:00 Charlotte Kasner

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