Wednesday 28 July 2010

Waltham Forest park to be fenced off for Olympic car parking

More inspiring local news from 'the Green Olympics'!

THE council has agreed "in principle" to close a popular sports field for 16 months so that it can be used as a car park during the 2012 Olympics.

Drapers Field in Leyton, which is used by an estimated 9,000 people a month, will be shut off to the public in September 2011 and will not re-open until December 2012.

The land will be fenced off, with temporary buildings constructed and the installation of 'hard' landscaping on the floor.