The above scene was what confronted parents yesterday morning when they attempted to take their children to Park Lane Primary School, Wembley, via the St Johns Road entrance to King Edward VII Park, instead they had to take a detour to avoid the pond.
Since Wembley Matters first raised the issue of the works going on in the park LINK a notice has been put with a telephone contact for information but a resident contacted me yesterday to say that a promised call back had not happened.
The drainage works on the playing field that started last August were supposed to take just 5 weeks at a cost of £350,000. Residents point out that the cost of fencing hire alone must have significantly increased that expenditure and of course a large part of the park is now inaccessible and the drainage is worse than ever.
Inevitably they ask how a cash-strapped council can let this situation continue.