boroughbloke wrote:I sympathise with what you say, but it's hardly as if the area around this park is short of trees. There are are stands of truly magnificent, mature trees across the road in Newington Gardens. I would argue that it is missing green 'spaces'. Tree canopies are very lovely, but when this is what amounts to an urban woodland, which is in perpetual gloom in summer and knee deep in leaves in autumn this does not really brighten people's lives or give them as simple a thing as somewhere nice to sit or play with the kids and enjoy the sunshine. In some repects it is just plain hostile and intimidating.
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