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Cafe at Croydon RoadRecreation Ground

Reported via desktop in the Parks and Greenspace category anonymously at 10:38, Sunday 23 May 2021 using FixMyStreet Pro

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later

I have lived in this area for 20 years and in that time have always questioned how the cafe at Croydon recreation ground in BR3 could be allowed to operate in the way that it does. Not only are the hours unstructured but the cafe is a disgrace in terms of presentation and products on offer. This cafe could be one of the highlight s of the park whilst having a positive impact on the local community offering visitors outside seating to allow them to congregate in an open environment.. It could be responsible for maintenance of the park toilets (which are disgusting by the way). The bottom line is that I would be interested in how the present occupier can be granted continued ownership of the cafe current basis of operation. I think there would be interest in operating this cafe on a community basis or for lease to be offered for tender. I look forward to your reply.

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  • Thank you for your report, this is now being investigated. Information on our services and the timeframes we aim to respond in can be found: http://www.bromley.gov.uk/ fixservices

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Bromley Council at 10:38, Sunday 23 May 2021

  • We are continuing to investigate and working to resolve this report

    Posted by Bromley Council at 08:17, Tuesday 25 May 2021

  • We have investigated this report and have made contact with the report originator to outline further details. This report is now closed on FixMyStreet.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Bromley Council at 08:41, Wednesday 7 July 2021

  • Hi there. As the report originator I have received nothing other than your ‘this case is now closed’ email so please can I have an explanation. Thank you

    Posted anonymously at 13:55, Wednesday 7 July 2021

  • The café in the park is under a lease agreement and the your comments have been referred to our Property Department who manage the lease and will take up any issues with the lease-holder. Any complaints will be taken into consideration when leases are reviewed for renewal.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 14:03, Wednesday 7 July 2021

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