Civil Service Ground Consultation Meeting

There will be a Public Consultation meeting at St Marks School, Stafford Road on 21st May, between 5pm and 7pm.

Local residents and other interested organisations are being invited by the City Council to discuss proposals for the former Civil Service Sports Ground site and to give their views.

If you can come I look forward to seeing you there. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch.

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Jeremy fought the Test seat at the 2010 General Election, where he slashed the Labour majority. Jeremy grew up locally and went to school in Highfield and Shirley and attended Richard Taunton’s college. He is now in his 13th year as a Southampton City Councillor and was recently re-elected for a 4th term for Freemantle Ward. Jeremy works as a Pensions Manager for FTSE 100 company, Friends Life.

1 Comment on "Civil Service Ground Consultation Meeting"

  • Vernon Needham says

    Dear Sir or Madam,
    I am writing to ask more information regarding the proposals for the new sports ground on the former Civil Service Sports Ground. I did not know of the meeting at St.Marks School on 21 May until afterwards, I would liked to have attended.

    My Wife and I own and live above Thai 2 Go takeaway at 203 Shirley Road on Foyes Corner. We have a 9 year old son who attends Freemantle Academy. We are very interested and excited to see what is going to happen with this site and when it is going to be developed.

    I have seen the plans online and I would like to suggest that a cricket pitch and pavilion be included. I used to watch my father play cricket for Southampton Post Office at the Civil Service Sports Ground close to St.Marks School. Later I myself used to play cricket there too. There was also a small pavilion close to Suffolk Road. In the Summer it would be great to watch cricket here again.

    I look forward to hearing from you soon.

    Yours faithfully

    Vernon Needham

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