National Federation of Parks & Green Spaces

Government’s Statement about Parks and Coronavirus Survey.

Thanks for the incredible response we received to the survey, requested by the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government. Over 840 groups across the UK provided really helpful information about the situation with their local green spaces.

The full Government statement, mentioning the survey and quoting the NFPGS, can be viewed here: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/communities-secretary-welcomes-response-to-his-call-for-parks-to-open

A summary report of the survey is available on our website: https://natfedparks.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/NFPGS-MHCLG-Survey-Report-Summary-23.4.2020-converted.pdf

It is heartening that the overwhelming majority of parks remain open and that most groups feel that members of the public are adhering to social distancing.

If you have any specific questions about your spaces, we have been debating these issues on Twitter and with the Millennium Greens of England Group on Facebook.

Stay safe and well all.

Kind regards,

Everyone at NFPGS
www.natfedparks.org.uk
www.parkscommunity.org.uk
www.parkscharter.org.uk

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