Monthly Archives: May 2016

‘Ghost tower’ bought up by foreign money is symbol of housing crisis

Infamous: Vauxhall Tower is at last getting the attention it deserves –  but for all the wrong reasons. http://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/may/24/revealed-foreign-buyers-own-two-thirds-of-tower-st-george-wharf-london    

Posted in Vauxhall cluster of tall towers

Boris’ legacy – special mention of VNEB

“Vauxhall, Nine Elms, Battersea A planning framework was established for this “opportunity area”, the most significant zone of redevelopment in central London, whose rules developers were then allowed to break. The result will be mediocre architecture and planning, some canyon-like … Continue reading

Posted in Vauxhall cluster of tall towers

Create Streets: Most people prefer low rise living

Create Streets are behind the community-led plan for the gas holder & Tesco site. http://hackneycitizen.co.uk/2016/05/12/create-streets-terraces-tower-blocks-housing/

Posted in Beyond ...

Garden bridge public meeting asks Sadiq to hold an open investigation …

,,, into dodgy procurement process http://www.tcos.org.uk/#!Architects-gardeners-bridge-designers-crossparty-opposition-groups-send-a-powerful-message-to-the-mayor-of-London/c218b/573b10300cf2a5e3c21c4d7f

Posted in Local developments

Free Legal Advice at the VGCC:  From 2nd June

Ashton Ross Law in Association with Vauxhall Gardens Community Centre will start offering free legal advice every first Thursday of the month starting on the 2nd June 2016.

Posted in Local news

Vauxhall Gardens Community Centre Activities

Zumba, Bingo, Film nights and lots more ….

Posted in Events

Lambeth response to Bonnington Square de-paving petition

BS resident Anna Odrich received this response from Lambeth to the petition she organised around pedestrianising and de-paving Bonnington Square. Although the response is negative, it does seem from the final paragraph that, if extra funds can be found, solutions may … Continue reading

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