Fence not going up at Potters Bar Cricket Club
PLANS to put up a fence beside a public footpath on the edge of Potters Bar Cricket Club s pitch have been dashed. The club asked Hertsmere Borough Council for a �3,000 grant to install a palisade fence on the west side of its ground
PLANS to put up a fence beside a public footpath on the edge of Potters Bar Cricket Club's pitch have been dashed.
The club asked Hertsmere Borough Council for a �3,000 grant to install a palisade fence on the west side of its ground in The Walk, to prevent injuring pedestrians crossing the path.
However, this week borough councillor Brenda Batten, culture and health portfolio holder, turned down the request.
Club chairman Mike Palmer told the Potters Bar Edition it was the second blow within a matter of weeks, following the cricket pavilion fire at at Dame Alice Owen's School.
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He said: "We were hoping to install a fence merely as a point to protect people, as we don't want anybody getting hurt unexpectedly as they cross the path."
A council spokeswoman said the type of fence asked for was not in keeping with the area.
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She advised the cricket club to get in contact to discuss what could be done to approve an appropriate design instead.