The Park

Developments around Gunnersbury Park

There are two proposed property developments which are likely to have an impact on Gunnersbury Park. The B&Q store and car park to the south of Gunnersbury Park, beyond the cemetery and the railway line, close to the Gunnersbury Roundabout,
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Gunnersbury’s Audience Development Plan

The Friends have been asked for help by Culture Syndicates, who have been commissioned by the Gunnersbury CIC to undertake research to support the preparation of a new audience development plan. The plan will help the staff team in identifying
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Charging for Car Parking at Gunnersbury

The Comunity Interest Company which administers the estate has invited the public’s views about introducing charges for use of the car park. It is asking for responses by Monday 4th November, and has issued a questionnaire which can be completed
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Gunnersville – “In Perpetuity”?

A presentation and Q&A session on Gunnersville was held on Friday 23rd August. If you want to open the presentation, open this article then click here. As it has maps and plans it might be slow to load. This is
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Reviewing the Lovebox Festival, August 2019

On 8th August an audience of local residents and others listened to a presentation which reviewed the 3-day festival and suggested improvements for next year. The audience across the three days was 84,052 paid-for tickets and 2444 free tickets –
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The Curve – Rejected

James Brokenshire, the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, has rejected the Inspector’s findings and has refused permission for the developers Starbones to build The Curve. Starbones can still launch an appeal against this decision. The Curve
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The Big Conversation, 27 July 2019

The Gunnersbury Estate CIC has announced that it wants interested local residents to contribute ideas on how the estate is run and discuss what happens there in the future. After an introduction by CEO David Bowler, participants will have the
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Preparing for Lovebox and Citadel

The Lovebox and Citadel events will happen on Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the coming weekend. Last year 111,000 people attended, and by every measure they had a really good time while they were in the park. The Gunnersbury Community
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“Gunnersville” – plans for Concerts in September

The organisation behind Lovebox (Festival Republic) is negotiating with the Community Interest Company to hold “concerts” on 6, 7 and 8 September, with the possibility of two more on the following weekend. We know very little about these events, other
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The Future of Public Parks

The publishers of the journal The London Gardener (Vol 22, 2018) have very kindly given us permission to re-publish (here) a recent article from their contributor “Perambulator”. It is Parks for People: gone for good and describes the sudden end
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