Letter: Some common sense should prevail with Peak Park parking problem

I am sorry to hear about the stance of the Peak Park regarding the new car park and cafe facility at Thornbridge Hall, especially as there were mitigating circumstances that prevented a planning application (Covid lockdown).

By Stewart Fearn
Thursday, 28th July 2022, 11:00 am

The Longstone area is devoid of visitor attractions and indeed it is a valuable facility to locals and tourists alike.Yes, the site is historically sensitive, but nobody would be able to see it if it wasn't open to the public.I got my first chance to see the gardens courtesy of the Harrisons’ free opening of the site in January, for which I was most grateful to them.If it wasn't for the Harrisons, most locals would not have ever been able to visit and enjoy the site.

Some common sense should prevail here with the Peak Park. At the very least the car park must remain and the remainder of the project modified.

Stewart Fearn

'At the very least the car park must remain and the remainder of the project modified', says a reader this week.


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