This is Metropolitan OPEN land

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Area of former golf course enclosed for very small paddock area

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The ponytrekking around the former golf course costs from £20 per hour, per person

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The campsite, where vehicles are allowed to drive on to the land, and the old tees have been left to corrode

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Portaloos and showers, presumably costing £100s per week to hire. A pitch is just £25 a night.

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Pre-pitched tents, one in occupation when photographed.

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Grass clippings dumped on wildlife areas.

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Mounds of grass clippings left in the campsite during a heatwave.

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Campers use site as rubbish dump

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Two campers fail to make it back safely after the night and sleep on the verge by the car park

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Mound of dead grass used to dispose of beer cans by campers

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7 Responses to This is Metropolitan OPEN land

  1. mark amies says:

    Poor show. Who is responsible?

  2. bwamatthews says:

    Is there a campaign to get the golf course reinstated?

    • 1leytonmarshlover says:

      We are campaigning for this M.O.L. to be an organic golf course rather than a permanent campsite. Can you join us on 1st Sept for our walk to talk more about this?

  3. bwamatthews says:

    Is there a campaign to have the golf course reinstated?

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