GHRA And MK Council Negotiations Break Down

The ongoing discussions and negotiations between Galley Hill Residents Association and MK Council over the refurbished Community Building (Former Arts Centre) have been ended by the MKC. In an announcement which shocked the GHRA the Council ended negotiations recently. Further to this MKC have announced plans to change the usage of other community buildings and also to build on green space by the school and Watling Way pool.

GHRA are questioning the proposals alone seem to have any benefit for Galley Hill Residents. The Chair Of GHRA has released the following statement following a meeting with the committee, members of the church and local shop owner. The ward Councillors were also in attendance. TheChair statement s in PDF format below


The GHRA committee has put together the following concise document to outline the MKC proposals along with their comments on each one.


The GHRA are going to put out a survey soon as the MK Council have put a short time frame for a meeting to discuss the proposals at a Council meeting and GHRA want to be able to put forward conter proposal an residents concerns. See the poster below.


Please look out for the survey online and give your feedback ASAP. Thanks

2 thoughts on “GHRA And MK Council Negotiations Break Down”

  1. Bit concerned with the statement that a school for children with complex needs would need to be ‘risk assessed’. These children are often highly vulnerable and need safeguarding. Not to mention alot with require the use of hoists and specialist seating…

    1. Thank you Danielle for your comment. I agree completely and came to the website to say similar.
      So glad others found this comment concerning enough to comment.
      I would plead with the authors of the GHRA newsletters to consider carefully how and what they write to post through everyone’s door. There are people on the estate with family members who would use a facility for children with complex needs. Insinuating the facility will bring risk to the community is misleading and could make people worry unnecessarily. Also, as someone who works with vulnerable children, everything is risk assessed nowadays. All children should have a safe place to learn and develop.

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