Playground Opened

Completed playground, Queens Garden

Playground, Queens Garden

The new playground has been completed and was opened earlier in the month. It was great to see it used already, and am sure that with better weather it will be very popular with families with young children.

 

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Another fast food outlet in Queens Garden

Photo of cappuccino kiosk

Creperie kiosk

We have recently been notified that another food outlet will be opening in Queens Garden, early in 2017. A mobile kiosk, selling crepes, and coffee, is due to be open at weekends in this park. We understand that it will be located on hard standing area near the north-west exit from the shopping centre.

It follows on from the major development of fast food shops at the other end of this area. We await to see the impact, if any, that this makes on this green space.

New life for derelict space?

Derelict site of former Maze.

Derelict site of former Maze.

Where there used to be a pleasant Maze now stands an empty waste! The Maze was sacrificed so that easy access could be provided to construct the five new restaurants. Go to our Queens Garden campaign page to learn more about how this happened. Now Bromley council is deciding what to replace this wasteland with. It is proposed that a rustic ch ildren’s playground will be built here. Unfortunately intuBromley, who currently manage the shopping centre, are only willing to contribute £50k towards this, despite them gaining a valuable site for their multi-million pound development.This sadly is not much money for a really exciting playground worthy of this site. Four companies submitted proposals for this site. The best design, of a poor bunch, ŵas preferred by a local panel and it is hoped that the Bromley councillors will make their decision soon, so that this eyesore is no more.