01: OriginsBy Stella Cardus
QueenSpark began in 1972 as a campaign to turn the Royal Spa buildings in Queens Park into a nursery school rather than a casino, as property developers wanted to do.
The struggle succeeded, aided by the circulation of a street newspaper called 'QueenSpark'. This provided information about the campaign and also included a regular feature, the 'Sparchives' column, which focused on a series of reminiscences of the area in its earlier days.
But this was only the beginning ...
This page was amended on 01/02/2013