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aa-dec11-millwallpark4.jpgTower Hamlets' Mayor Lutfur Rahman is to allow corporate and commercial events in three Isle of Dogs parks sparking fears that local communities will find their access restricted.

Millwall Park, Sir John McDougal Gardens and Island Gardens are among a number of parks in the borough to be hired out, raising up to £200,000 a year for the Council.

aa-dec11-millwallpark4.jpgTower Hamlets Council faces criticism over proposals to actively encourage companies and individuals to hire out public parks on the Isle of Dogs for private events.

Millwall Park, Sir John McDougal Gardens, Island Gardens and St John's Park have all been earmarked for hire for events such as corporate sports days and weddings to boost Council coffers.