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The next 4 ACRES to go - for car parking, storage and 1,000 burial plots. Aerial view and map of PUBLIC Metropolitan Open Land on Lewisham border next to Honor Oak Park station and Rec Ground. Video by John Edwards @aerialuas
Thanks for everyone who took part in this - over 40 responses proposing everything from playing fields to community food growing, orchards, wetlands, alllotments, BMX track, to Nature Reserve...
We have sent your proposals to Southwark's Director of Leisure Fiona Dean.
We will post on here as soon as we get a response.
The Old Nursery Site, Honor Oak Park
Public Ideas Competition:
Southwark Council wants to take ANOTHER FOUR ACRES of public inner city Metropolitan Open Land for private burial plots at Honor Oak Park.
The four acre Old Nursery site has never been used for burial. What would YOU like it used for?
The site was originally promised for community play or sports use then ‘swapped’ to ‘save’ Honor Oak Recreation Ground – which Councillors are now refusing to guarantee.
It could be a community orchard, allotments, a forest school, a football pitch or playing fields, a nature reserve...
YOUR ideas will be presented to Southwark on 22nd July.
What would YOU like the site used for?
3 URGENT ACTIONS NOW
Other questions: ‘Unnecessary - misuse and loss of public Metropolitan Open Land’ and say what you want it used for, especially under Q6 – Any Further Comments. https://consultations.southwark.gov.uk/environment-leisure/camberwell-new-cemetery-consultation/consultation/intro/view
Write your idea for Area B in the form below
Email Southwark Council's Tara Kelly:
INCLUDE your postcode
Say 'I dislike all your plans for Area B' (so as to be included in the consultation) and say what YOU want the land used for
Download Southwark's outline plans for Area B below or at this link:
Any questions about the Public Ideas Competition?
Get in touch:
07731 304 966