Park­ing first, please

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As a res­i­dent in a street very close to As­cot Park, I have a ques­tion for the big Walla Wal­las who are plan­ning to put this syn­thetic field in here.

Have they in­cluded in this big plan a multi-storeyed park­ing build­ing to be erected where the cur­rent car park is? I ask this ques­tion, as, trust me, the park­ing fa­cil­i­ties are com­pletely in­ad­e­quate for the ex­ist­ing park; let alone when this new one is built, which ac­cord­ing to you peo­ple will bring far more ac­tiv­ity to As­cot Park.

At present any large event held on As­cot Park is held at the ex­pense of the res­i­dents in the sur­round­ing streets. Peo­ple vis­it­ing our park ar­riv­ing in ve­hi­cles park on cor­ners, berms, half over drive­ways and even on coun­cilowned and main­tained grassed ar­eas.

Con­clu­sion St, which the park fronts on to, is a main bus route and when ve­hi­cles are parked bumper-to-bumper on both sides of the street it turns into one lane with nowhere to go if con­fronted by on­com­ing traf­fic.

Turn­ing into Con­clu­sion St from any

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