Monthly Archives: August 2015

Bus station – can we trust Lambeth?

By Helen Irwin and Pauline Gaunt For months Lib Peck has been promising that no decisions have been made, that the Community Plan, including retention of the bus station, will be properly studied, and that Lambeth will consult fully again … Continue reading

Posted in The Vauxhall gyratory

More Vauxhall towers sneaked in during summer break

St Anne’s and all Saints church to be demolished? http://www.vauxhallcivicsociety.org.uk/2015/07/vauxhalls-south-lambeth-road-to-become-downing-street-as-it-disappears-under-developers-stealthscrapers/

Posted in Vauxhall cluster of tall towers

Developers to pay extra in Wandsworth

Planning gain obligations readjusted after higher than expected profitability of luxury housing developments http://www.insidehousing.co.uk/borough-claims-40m-homes-windfall/7002587.article

Posted in Local developments, Vauxhall cluster of tall towers

Versace bling in a tower near you

Jenga Tower interiors to be designed by Versace, right down to cutlery http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-33628777 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3169627/Versace-design-apartments-inside-new-600million-tower-block-London.html http://www.standard.co.uk/business/business-news/versace-goes-to-vauxhall-fashion-house-to-design-interior-of-jenga-tower-10363330.html  

Posted in Local developments, Vauxhall cluster of tall towers

 What’s happening to London’s Pubs?

Royal Vauxhall Tavern is among popular London pubs threatened by closure http://ottocr.at/?p=296

Posted in Beyond ..., Local developments

The housing bubble in London and the rest of the country

This article written by Aditya Chakrabortty a year ago is still very relevant http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/jun/01/britain-economy-dangerously-imbalanced-london-property-bubble

Posted in Beyond ...

What if the new housing bubble was to burst?

http://www.worldfinance.com/infrastructure-investment/housing-bubbles-could-be-coming-and-these-four-cities-will-be-hit-worst

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