POP CONCERTS IN THE STADIUM INSTEAD? Concert bowl ruled out, but….

POP CONCERTS IN THE STADIUM INSTEAD? Concert bowl ruled out, but.... POP CONCERTS in Crystal Palace park bowl have been ruled out - but promoters are keen on holding concerts in the sports stadium - and other parts of the park. Crystal Palace Park Community Stakeholder Group chairman Martin Tempia in a post on Virtual … Continue reading POP CONCERTS IN THE STADIUM INSTEAD? Concert bowl ruled out, but….

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A NEW DAWN FOR CRYSTAL PALACE

A NEW DAWN FOR CRYSTAL PALACE   THIS WEEK could go down in history as being the one which saw a new dawn for the Crystal Palace area. On Tuesday evening Bromley council's executive gave the go ahead for a trust or similar organisation to take over the running of Crystal Palace park - with … Continue reading A NEW DAWN FOR CRYSTAL PALACE

MAJOR INVESTMENT IN CRYSTAL PALACE PARK (car parking charges possible – but no more pop concerts)

MAJOR INVESTMENT IN CRYSTAL PALACE PARK (car parking charges possible - but no more pop concerts) MAJOR INVESTMENT in Crystal Palace park could get the go-ahead at a meeting of Bromley council's executive being held tomorrow evening (Tuesday). Six schemes set to get the green light are: conservation of the dinosaurs; building of new café … Continue reading MAJOR INVESTMENT IN CRYSTAL PALACE PARK (car parking charges possible – but no more pop concerts)

TRUST WOULD HAVE TO PAY COUNCIL COSTS OF ALMOST £500,000 – and other points from park report

TRUST WOULD HAVE TO PAY COUNCIL COSTS OF ALMOST £500,000 - plus other points from park report THE TRUST - or other organisation - which takes over the park faces paying Bromley council almost £500,000 from capital receipts if the proposals go ahead. NUMBER CRUNCHING* £250,000 To inform the delivery of a capital scheme in … Continue reading TRUST WOULD HAVE TO PAY COUNCIL COSTS OF ALMOST £500,000 – and other points from park report

CHINESE WANTED TO ACQUIRE ENTIRE TOP HALF OF CRYSTAL PALACE PARK – Bromley’s bombshell letter

CHINESE WANTED TO ACQUIRE ENTIRE TOP HALF OF CRYSTAL PALACE PARK - Bromley's bombshell letter CHINESE DEVELOPER Zhong Rong wanted to acquire the entire top half of Crystal Palace park as part of their agreement with Bromley council. The revelation comes in a bombshell letter from Bromley's director of regeneration and transformation Marc Hume to … Continue reading CHINESE WANTED TO ACQUIRE ENTIRE TOP HALF OF CRYSTAL PALACE PARK – Bromley’s bombshell letter

TRUST PLAN FOR CRYSTAL PALACE PARK

TRUST PLAN FOR CRYSTAL PALACE PARK MOVES TO establish a trust for Crystal Palace park are to be considered by Bromley council's executive at their meeting on Tuesday (March 24th). The move follows the collapse of the ZhongRong exclusivity agreement for the park. Reports to the executive - which have only come online in the … Continue reading TRUST PLAN FOR CRYSTAL PALACE PARK

EXCLUSIVITY AGREEMENT ON PARK ENDS – “Mayor should apologise” says Green party candidate

EXCLUSIVITY AGREEMENT ON PARK ENDS - "Mayor should apologise" says Green party candidate   THE EXCLUSIVITY agreement between ZhongRong and Bromley will not be renewed, say Bromley council. In a statement Bromley said the move followed the lapsing of the 16 month agreement at the beginning of February and a Bromley council offer to extend the period … Continue reading EXCLUSIVITY AGREEMENT ON PARK ENDS – “Mayor should apologise” says Green party candidate

“USE HIGH LEVEL RAIL ROUTE AS CYCLING AND WALKING QUIETWAY” CALL

"USE HIGH LEVEL RAIL ROUTE AS CYCLING AND WALKING QUIETWAY" CALL  "One way system could be scrapped" "3,000 new car parking spaces unacceptable"   USE THE former Crystal Palace high level rail route as either a cycling and walking ‘quietway’ or in conjunction with a  narrow gauge railway - that's one of the ideas being … Continue reading “USE HIGH LEVEL RAIL ROUTE AS CYCLING AND WALKING QUIETWAY” CALL

PALACE CONSULTATION STARTS THIS AUTUMN

Public consultation  on plans to rebuild the Crystal Palace will start this autumn, says the Chinese billionaire behind the proposals. In an open letter to the Crystal Palace community Mr Ni Zhaoxing* chairman of ZhongRong group says he is "pleased there has been positive feedback following the launch of our plans to rebuild Crystal Palace and … Continue reading PALACE CONSULTATION STARTS THIS AUTUMN

‘PROJECT MUST HAVE SUPPORT OF THE LOCAL PEOPLE’

Any large scale project for the Crystal Palace site accompanied by the loss of 'significant amounts' of parkland must have the support of local people, says the chairman of the Crystal Palace park community stakeholder group. "We do not want to see, as happened in the past, years more of legal battles which will only … Continue reading ‘PROJECT MUST HAVE SUPPORT OF THE LOCAL PEOPLE’