Monthly Archives: March 2017

TfL – adapt to changing times!

From Helen & Pauline “Dear Supporters TfL’s latest consultation document is due to appear this month, and they say they will apply for planning permission “this Spring” to demolish the Bus Station and rebuild. Our world has changed drastically since … Continue reading

Posted in The Vauxhall gyratory

“Let the community decide Vauxhall’s future”

Petition to Sadiq Khan to give the community led alternative plan for the gyratory a chance! http://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/let-the-community-decide-vauxhall-s-future

Posted in The Vauxhall gyratory

8 Albert Embankment Public Consultation

18th March: 10am – 4pm, 20th March: 12pm – 8pm, 21st March: 4pm – 8pm

Posted in Local news

New homes in Vauxhall bought up by overseas buyers

New report warns: up to four out of five homes in some of the capital’s most high-profile new housing developments have been sold to overseas owners in fresh evidence of London buyers being squeezed out. Schemes examined include Nine Elms, Tower … Continue reading

Posted in Vauxhall cluster of tall towers

UN report – the waste of treating homes as commodities

The report argues that “many governments are too deferential to unregulated markets and have failed to protect the right to adequate housing”. “The “economics of inequality” may be explained in large part by the inequalities of wealth generated by housing … Continue reading

Posted in Vauxhall cluster of tall towers

Lib Peck on estate regeneration

Can density really be increased by knocking down and rebuilding? asks George Turner http://www.ourcity.london/issues/regeneration/can-estate-regeneration-meet-londons-housing-need/

Posted in Lambeth

Are tall towers making you depressed?

“I was struck by how dark, sombre and sad these new urban canyons made me feel,” he says. Ellard, a cognitive neuroscientist at the University of Waterloo in Canada who studies the impact of places on the brain and body, … Continue reading

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