Our Open Spaces: who uses them, who pays for them
Residents are increasingly concerned about non-resident use of the open spaces on the Estate. These issues were discussed at GLERA’s drop in at the Christmas Market 2018 and at the Community Conversation about Anti Social Behaviour in February 2019.
This led to a resolution being passed at the annual wardmote in March:
“It was Resolved that the City of London Corporation commission a study reporting in no more than one year regarding pedestrian flows through the Golden Lane Estate ("GLE") resulting from current and anticipated property developments in the vicinity of the GLE and consult with GLE residents regarding the current "private" status of the GLE as a result of which residents pay for the maintenance of areas of the GLE that are in practice open to the public.”
In June as a joint initiative the Estate Office and GLERA hosted the first of what will be a number of Community Conversations to discuss the contradictory private/ public nature of our estate and the resulting implications.
You can read the report from the event here. It aims to do the following:
Come and discuss next steps, offer your ideas and opinions, downstairs in the Community Centre on 24 October 7-9pm
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