Thursday 28 February 2013 10.00pm
Further to recent posts on the improvement scheme at Tabard Park, parks officers recently sent me some emails - which they'd like to reach other local residents and park users generally. I'm posting to offer this information, so people can take a view on Tabard Park and maybe let the area parks team have their thoughts.
* One message is a broad update on the nature area, replanting, tree planting and an outdoor gym, plus a repairs & maintenance roundup covering six topics.
* The second discusses damage to trees by dogs. This problem has become worse locally - hence the bamboo covers just fitted to a number of trees. This email has a London-wide good practice guide attachment on protecting trees.
Anyone interested is welcome to send me a PM with your e-address (pl. add the words update, dog damage or both).
Meanwhile Southwark parks officers have put Tabard Park forward for a Green Flag award, which is the UK's benchmark national standard for parks and green spaces:
Area parks management has already approached Tenants & Residents Associations and others, and would like to engage with park users, whether individuals or members of groups. Forum folk will be aware some parks have a 'Friends' group. If enough people show an interest a Friends of Tabard Park Group could be launched.
If you wish to comment on Tabard Park or would like further information on anything mentioned, please email one of the following Council officers:-
Hemali Tailor: firstname.lastname@example.org
Nina Chantry: email@example.com
- or ring the Area Parks Team on 0207 735 5564.