Ivanhoe wrote:Where is this "land on the other side of the site"?
Sandgrown Dave wrote:Having no children of or even close to school age and not living in the vicinity I have neither an axe to grind nor an informed opinion on the school's proposals.
However, I'm genuinely intrigued to understand why it is that of all the schools located in SE1, only this one (as far as I can recall) attracts critical postings on this forum. Is it uniquely troublesome to its neighbours, or is there some other reason?
Emilie G wrote:Apologies, I meant why sacrifice the main playground when there is land on the site of (former) Lant Street.
vicd wrote:I was at the consultation meeting and was told that the Lant street playground cannot be built on because the council, utility companies etc. need access to pipes and so on beneath it in case of emergency. Only temporary structures can be placed there.
I was also told that this Lant st. side would become the school's main playground, with the current temporary wooden building being taken down once the new building on the other side of the school has been built.
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