Richmond Park closure to traffic
Park traffic plans - public meeting October 1.
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residents concerned about increased traffic on local roads if
the Royal Parks Agency goes ahead with plans to close Robin Hood
Gate are being urged to attend a key public meeting next week.
meeting is being arranged by the council and will take place at
7.30pm on Tuesday, 1 October in the Portrait Room, Froebel College,
than 3,500 people have already responded to the council's own
Opposition to the Robin Hood Gate closure is running at 90% with
93% saying no to the closure of Pen Ponds car park.
RPA has said it is not bound to conduct public consultation on
its plans and has declined an invitation to be represented at
next Tuesday's meeting.
council's cabinet member for regeneration and transport Kathy
could be the only chance local people get to share their concerns
with other residents and park users. The RPA has seriously misjudged
the strength of opinion.
week's meeting is one of three being held by the boroughs which
border the park. We will be explaining the RPA's proposals from
a Wandsworth perspective - focusing in particular on the impact
can find out more about the RPA's
traffic plans and the council's
long-running campaign on behalf of local people.
of residents against gate closures. 10.09.02
Park - Agency Plans Withdrawn
Court forces RPA
to U turn
review of Richmond Park gate closure
RPA puts gate closure on hold until
meeting with Council.
concerns for residents should Robin Hood
Gate be closed.
to RPA status fuels concerns over future
access to Richmond Park.
of the Proposals made by the Friends of
arguements against closure of the gates
RPA response to the issue
Duffy argues against the plans for restricting
traffic in Richmond Park