Crystal Palace Park - Overseas Government Investment

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-02-26
Session date: 
February 26, 2014
Reference: 
2014/1197
Question By: 
Valerie Shawcross
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Are you concerned that LB Bromley are allegedly proposing to let a large part of Crystal Palace Park's public Metropolitan Open Lane to an overseas private developer for 125 years?  What scrutiny and public oversight will be in place to ensure the interests of the local community and public access to the park is protected for the entire length of this proposed lease period?

Answer

Answer for Crystal Palace Park - Overseas Government Investment

Answer for Crystal Palace Park - Overseas Government Investment

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Crystal Palace Park is owned by the London Borough of Bromley and therefore the details of any land transaction related to the park is a matter for Bromley.  Any impact on Metropolitan Open Land will be fully and carefully considered in detail as part of the planning process.