Anti-social behaviour fears near park’s derelict eyesores

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TWO derelict eyesores on the edge of a park are causing anti-social behaviour, it has been claimed.

The disused toilet block in Lagley Meadow, Berkhamsted, was highlighted as an anti-social behaviour hotspot in a report by the town’s police community support officer James McLean.

It has been closed since 2010, but cannot be demolished as it is attached to a sports pavilion used by the Berkhamsted Raiders.

The block is next to the former Victory Road Health Clinic in Gossoms Ryde, which has been empty since September 2010.

Ex-town mayor Geraldine Corry said both sites are ‘run down’ and attract anti-social behaviour.

There are plans to change the former clinic into a children’s centre – but Miss Corry, who lives in Gossoms Ryde, fears this could create parking problems.

Dacorum Borough Council says waiting restrictions in the area will help stop this from happening.