Monthly Archives: December 2015

TIME FOR BORIS TO BACK US – new petition re the gyratory

From Helen & Pauline “As Mayor, Boris is answerable to Londoners – Us. As Mayor, Boris is responsible for Transport for London. So this time we are going to the top, and have opened a new petition to ask Boris … Continue reading

Posted in The Vauxhall gyratory

Hurry, you can still take part in the consultation for the gas holder site!

The deadline is today, 16 December If you missed the presentation for the gas holder site at the last KOVF meeting, please have a look at the alternative proposal from Create Streets below which shows far more understanding and sensitivity … Continue reading

Posted in Local developments

KOV Forum newsletter including minutes of the Public Meeting 2 December

A lively meeting with Kate Hoey chairing the gyratory discussion. http://shoutout.wix.com/so/78390c1d-42d6-4ebb-91df-c7c659dd33dc#/main

Posted in Events, Local developments

Reminder: Libraries consultation deadline 21 December

If you are interested in the future of our local libraries, please read the article below and take part in the consultation: http://www.vauxhallcivicsociety.org.uk/2015/12/vauxhall-society-rejects-lambeths-consultation-on-future-of-durning-and-tsl-libraries/

Posted in Local developments

Mystery ‘major road’ in Vauxhall soon to be ‘car-free’

Posted in The Vauxhall gyratory

Buy to leave – why are so many flats left empty?

Have you ever counted the lights on the luxury residential section of St George Wharf and Prescott (Vauxhall) Tower in the evening at the weekend? KOVF’s planning expert David Boardman has, and according to his findings more than 40% may … Continue reading

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Southwark Council: 35% must be affordable

Otherwise developers are forced to publish a viability assessment showing why they cannot.Why couldn’t Lambeth do the same? http://www.southlondonpress.co.uk/article.cfm?id=114711&headline=Developers%20told%3A%2035%25%20of%20new%20housing%20must%20be%20affordable&sectionIs=news&searchyear=2015  

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