Up to the end of the summer will the King's Garden in Copenhagen close at 20 on all days of the week.
The write Slots and the Danish agency for culture in a press release.
the Change happens, because the agency has found that a growing number of visitors in the garden behaving in a way inconsistent with the ordensreglerne.
According to Niels Mellergaard, slotshavechef in the Slots and the Danish agency for culture, one would like to keep the garden open as long as possible for those who use the garden as a space in a sensible way.
- It is our task to ensure that all who visit the King's Garden, have a good experience, and that there are no guests, which are staying away because they are nervous. When tenants, neighbors, guests and employees to feel unsafe, because large groups of young people drink themselves unconscious, play the music full blast, pulling plants out of the ground, practicing vandalism on benches, tables and chairs, and even come to blows, then of course we have to intervene, says Niels Mellergaard.
in addition to the changed lukningstider make the board aware that there are only allowed to be played muted music in the garden without the use of a form of speaker or amplifier.
in Addition, people who force themselves access to the garden outside of opening hours, be reported to the police.
- But we need to clearly signal that the garden should not have the character of a tents, which unfortunately is the situation we ended up in.
- Therefore, we are closing now the garden earlier in the hope that it can help to remedy the problems, and then we follow the situation closely in the coming time, together with the relevant authorities, says Niels Mellergaard in the press release.
the King's Garden is as a result of coronapandemien still on the police's list of hotspots, where the police supervision and may impose a temporary exclusion order, if too many people gather.