New centre in danger of becoming white elephant

The Eastpoint Centre in Thornhill

The Eastpoint Centre in Thornhill

First published in Readers' Letters

BACK in March the residents of Bursledon and Lowford found themselves the proud recipients of a sparkling new community building in the shape of the ‘Lowford Centre’, comprising a much-needed new doctors surgery, library, parish office and community rooms.

Sadly nearly six months later the centre is beginning to look shabby and dirty. The toilets are rarely open and when they are, they are filthy.

The library is well run by volunteers who seem to have little support from the centre management.

Unless there is change in the running of the centre, I fear it will simply become another white elephant like Eastpoint.

I would have liked to have put these points directly to the committee supposedly running the centre but the website, which has not been updated since prior to the opening, has no direct contact details. Therefore, chairman Mr Misslebrook, I look forward to your response.

PHILIP DUNGEY, Bursledon.

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11:12am Wed 3 Sep 14

No one cares what you think says...

An ugly white elephant. Standard city bad planning and an architect whom should have gone to a well known spectacles shop.
An ugly white elephant. Standard city bad planning and an architect whom should have gone to a well known spectacles shop. No one cares what you think
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11:54am Wed 3 Sep 14

Lone Ranger. says...

No one cares what you think wrote:
An ugly white elephant. Standard city bad planning and an architect whom should have gone to a well known spectacles shop.
Always nice to hear from an expert in architecture !!!
[quote][p][bold]No one cares what you think[/bold] wrote: An ugly white elephant. Standard city bad planning and an architect whom should have gone to a well known spectacles shop.[/p][/quote]Always nice to hear from an expert in architecture !!! Lone Ranger.
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2:39pm Wed 3 Sep 14

Linesman says...

Heaven forbid that it should 'get it together' with Royston Smith's 'white elephant' otherwise we may be either trampled to death by a herd of the, on suffocate under a pile of their 'droppings.'
Heaven forbid that it should 'get it together' with Royston Smith's 'white elephant' otherwise we may be either trampled to death by a herd of the, on suffocate under a pile of their 'droppings.' Linesman
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3:56pm Wed 3 Sep 14

Linesman says...

No one cares what you think wrote:
An ugly white elephant. Standard city bad planning and an architect whom should have gone to a well known spectacles shop.
Written by a poster who should have had their post checked by a teacher of English.
[quote][p][bold]No one cares what you think[/bold] wrote: An ugly white elephant. Standard city bad planning and an architect whom should have gone to a well known spectacles shop.[/p][/quote]Written by a poster who should have had their post checked by a teacher of English. Linesman
  • Score: -3

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