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GARA - Gondar and Agamemnon Residents' Association

Gondar and Agamemnon Residents' Association (GARA) exists to maintain and enhance the environment in which we live. Say YES to nature preservation. Say NO to habitat destruction.

** LATEST - Public Inquiry on 15th January 2019 at 10.00am **

See news section for GARA's latest leaflet about the reservoir

LifeCare Residences want to turn our valuable green lung into a six-storey "luxury retirement village" with 82 flats, 15 nursing beds, a private swimming pool, catering and nursing facilities, no affordable housing, and unworkable traffic, parking and servicing plans.

Camden refused planning permission for this ludicrous over-development; and LifeCare have appealed against that refusal.
Your GARA committee has spent countless hours preparing evidence to help Camden defend their refusal and we will be there to cross-examine LifeCare and be cross-examined by them during the appeal inquiry.
You can make a difference: Come to the Public Inquiry on 15th January 2019 at 10.00am at The Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt Street, NW1 1BD (2 minutes from Mornington Crescent tube); and allow time to reach Camden's temporary Council Chamber for a 10.00am start.

See the news section for details.

Gondar Gardens reservoir....NEWSFLASH ... NEWSFLASH

This undisturbed covered reservoir is vegetated mostly with grassland. including spiked sedge (Carex spicata), which is uncommon in Camden.
The site is the only known location in Camden for slow-worms and Pipistrelle bats have been recorded flying over the site.