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Pop up ice rink draws crowds in Thamesmead

PUBLISHED: 15:56 15 December 2015 | UPDATED: 15:56 15 December 2015

Ice skating at Thamesmead

Ice skating at Thamesmead

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Hundreds used the temporary rink

Families, friends and couples all visited the pop-up ice skating rink in Gallions Park on December 12.

Hundreds were dancing on ice, as local housing group consulted on a new regeneration plans.

Peabody’s chief executive, Stephen Howlett said: “This is the first time an ice skating rink has been based in Thamesmead. We wanted to offer something different whilst consulting with residents about a new play area at Gallions Park and it certainly attracted the crowds.

“We are really excited about the future of Thamesmead and we are looking forward to engaging with many more residents across Thamesmead over the coming months.”

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