That's a good point. You'd hope that the country park would be a somewhat more attractive proposition than that. I'm hoping for something akin to Stover or Parke - wishful thinking maybe, but we'll see.
Lynne, the proposed visitor centre is intended to be an educational facility for visitors of all ages and from near and far. It's not going to be a tourist attraction in its own right. At least no-one seems able to name a controversial site for the SANGS in the area. I think everyone understands why the location can't be named until contracts are signed.
Thanks Gary. I totally understand where you're coming from. But is there a physical location in the area that in itself could be described as being controversial? Most members of the public won't care whether it's a coastal park or a country park, but I get your concerns re the implications for the local plan.
I'm still hoping that this is a spoof. It's not a public footpath, the anglers have as much right to be there as anyone else.
Maybe client confidentiality is being maintained because the landowner has requested it as part of their conditions for selling their private land to TDC (using Section 106 money, not council tax payers money)? I can't think of any land in the area that could be described as "controversial" if it's to be willingly used for SANGS purposes. Can anyone else? My guess is that it's going to ...
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Thanks for the updates. Good news!
There were people onboard the other day who were working hard at renovating it.
It's the same all over the country. Not just here.
7 agree with your trolling so far. 😭