Monthly Archives: January 2016

Kill the Housing Bill march January 30th

The new Housing Bill consolidates and accelerates longstanding negative tendencies in the housing market and the planning system. Considering the magnitude of this bill there has not been adequate debate, either in parliament or in the media. This march will … Continue reading

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KOV Forum – Public Meeting Agenda Topics Request

The Kennington and Oval Forum (KOV) would like your ideas regarding future public meeting agenda topics.  Please submit your ideas by emailing forumkov@gmail.com.

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Garden Bridge up-date

This provides a glimpse of things to come in planning as ministerial powers are strengthened and public scrutiny is weakened further. http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/jan/17/george-osborne-london-garden-bridge-cash?CMP=twt_gu

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For Vauxhall, or rather ‘Nine Elms on the Southbank’ it’s too late ….

….but you can still help stop the same thing happening to other parts of London. Shoreditch and Brick Lane is threatened with an inhumane high rise developments threatening to cast a permanent shadow over the area’s communities, shops and markets. … Continue reading

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Reminder – please do participate in this consultation, because it will affect you!

The consultation period closes on Sunday 17 January 2016. 

Posted in The Vauxhall gyratory

Open letter to TfL from KOVF

TfL has been circulating a statement http://media.wix.com/ugd/16e5aa_3c396efc2e5c4a0cae168dac9803c137.pdf KOVF has responded to this statement with an open letter http://media.wix.com/ugd/16e5aa_b6943b7f2f564f69a711733f82e66da9.pdf  The consultation period closes on Sunday 17 January 2016. 

Posted in The Vauxhall gyratory

Bus station parliamentary debate

From Helen & Pauline On Wednesday 6 January Kate Hoey arranged an Adjournment Debate in the House of Commons on the subject of the demolition of Vauxhall Bus station and its effect on transport for London.

Posted in The Vauxhall gyratory