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objection to Hillsborough Park Bike park

We the undersigned petition the council to reject the proposal to build a bike/skate park on the planned site - the grassed area backing onto the wildlife pond and residents gardens on Broughton Road.

- poor consultation process - limited contact with residents most affected & changes to original plans to increase site.
- impact on everyday lives of residents on Broughton Road:
increase in parking, traffic, pollution, anti-social behaviour, intrusive lighting, litter (rats).
- loss of green space for multi- activity use, increase in flooding - moving water elsewhere, impact on wildlife, damaging the aspect of the park with concrete, shipping containers, lighting masts etc.
- ongoing funding issues to maintain security & upkeep - graffiti, vandalism, litter.
- increase in cycling within the park not accounted for in planning - not enough space, no cycling lanes, impact on safety and choices of other park users.
- many disused industrial sites along the other side of Penistone Road would be far more suitable locations, particularly given the planning ideas to renovate the ski village site and riverwalk connections etc.

Started by: tonya snailum (Broughton Road residents & supporters against Bike Park)

This ePetition runs from 08/06/2020 to 20/07/2020.

15 people have signed this ePetition.