Wandon recreation park

Green and open spaces · WANDON CLOSE LU2 8DX

Listed as ACV This asset has been listed as an Asset of Community Value

What and where?

Wandon Recreation Park has been in existance for nearly 70 years and is a small 2 h.a. park with housing on three sides and trees and the County Wildlife Park on the fourth side. The park has five entrances/exits, hard core paths and street lighting, so is safe and can be used at all times of the day and night. The five entrances connect all the local vibrant inclusive communities.

Why should this be listed?

The owner of Wandon Recreation Park is Luton Borough Council and the councils wholly owned building company Foxhall Homes Limited have applied to build houses on the park which is much loved and used by generations of local residents and continues to be used by hundreds of local residents.
Wandon Park should be protected as it is listed as a Neighbourhood Park in The Luton Local Plan.
The planning application goes totally against The Luton Local Plan as adopted by Full Council

Nominated by Friends of Wandon Recreation Park on Monday 1 February 2021