- London Borough Of Hillingdon Residents
- United Kingdom
Despite huge public support for the campaign to keep the Cwn Pennant Centre open. The London Borough of Hillingdon decided to close the centre.
They did attempt to sell the site as a going concern, but the Hillingdon Council's refusal to take bookings lead to the breakdown of the proposed sale.
As far as I am aware, Hillingdon council have now made all the staff redundant, sold off the quipment and generally asset stripped the centre.
The Hillingdon Tories have awarded themselves HUGE pay increases. At the same time as this they have made massive cuts to many Hillingdon Services.
Cwm Pennant Mountain Centre is one of them. Cwm Pennant staff believe in the positive benefits that young people can derive from an outdoor education experience in a residential setting. For many it may be their first experience of communal living away from home.
The staff aim to provide a mixture of challenging and stimulating outdoor experiences which, together with team building and problem solving tasks, help maximise the personal and social development of all those taking part. Whilst outdoor and adventurous activities are not a panacea, they can often provide an opportunity to improve self-confidence and to attain a level of success that might not have otherwise been achieved.
With signatures and the right pressure on Hillingdon Council we are hoping to reverse their decision to close the centre.
We, the undersigned, call on Hillingdon Council to reverse their decision to close the Cwm Pennant Mountain Centre.
The Save Cwm Pennant Mountain Centre petition to London Borough Of Hillingdon Residents was written by Matt and is in the category Local Government at GoPetition.