Houses razed for new park

Houses razed for new park
Two houses were demolished in Pathumwananurak Park. (Photo: Nutthawat Wicheanbut)
Two homes were demolished within Pathumwananurak Park. (Photo: Nutthawat Wicheanbut)

The last two houses in Pathumwananurak Park that was in the area for 30 years have been taken down since the park prepares to open for public make use of.

Upon Thursday, photos of the park’s latest appear were posted on the Facebook page named “Street Hero V3”, showing two worn-down houses before and after these were fully demolished.

Earlier, the owner of one of the houses provided an interview explaining that before the park was built, the property used to be a community called “Rong Poon” using more than 1, 000 households.

However , it was situated upon public land. The attempt to develop this into a public recreation area led to a court order to expropriate public land. Many families then approved compensation grants and moved out, this individual said.

The house owner stated he had lived presently there for over three decades amid financial difficulties.

The recreation area was completed in December 2018 but it cannot open for open public use due to the two residential houses.

It has a place of 40 rai or 6. four hectares, situated in the very center of Bangkok next to the CentralWorld shopping mall. It is next to the Saen Saep channel and is connected by an elevated walkway to Ratchaprasong intersection.

As an essential business district associated with Bangkok, private entities have worked with govt agencies such as the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration to build up the Ratchaprasong area.

Greater than 700 million baht from the private field has been used to create an elevated walkway linking 18 buildings to the BTS Skytrain, pertaining to security cameras and set up public green places.

The private sector provides offered to provide working out for those affected by property expropriation.

2 worn-down houses stood in Pathumwananurak Park. (Photo: Street Hero V3)