Disabled woman begins legal action over Hampstead ponds fees

Christina Efthimiou seeks judicial review against City of London Corporation, claiming charges are discriminatory

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A woman who swims regularly in the Hampstead ponds is taking legal action against the City of London Corporation, claiming that the new charging regime discriminates against disabled people.

Christina Efthimiou, who is disabled and receives disability-related benefits, has swum at the ladies’ pond for four years. She is a member of the Kenwood Ladies’ Pond Association (KLPA), which is supporting her in seeking a judicial review against the Corporation.

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