'Temporary' car park near Cooleman Court scaled back after community pressure

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated April 11 2020 - 10:08pm, first published 6:30pm
Robin and John Davies, front, with other Watling Place residents who oppose the plans for a temporary car park. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

Plans for a temporary car park near Cooleman Court in Weston on land zoned for community facilities have been scaled back after community resistance to the loss of open space in the area but residents who live nearby are still opposed to the new proposal.


Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.

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