Monthly Archives: February 2018

Vauxhall bus station plans in South London Press

Every tall tower is badly needed to make the others “look right”. See more & also critical comments further down the SLP article (takes a few seconds to download).  “ … it will not only look fantastic, but will create … Continue reading

Posted in The Vauxhall gyratory

Island site consultation extended

Consultation for the two new towers proposed by ZHAD still open for comment until 29 Feb Got this from Lambeth in my letter box: 

Posted in Uncategorized

Proposed development “dwarfs”remaining gasholder

http://www.victoriansociety.org.uk/news/save-our-gasholders-iconic-skyline-at-the-oval-at-risk-of-being-lost/  

Posted in Local developments

The new Tesco proposal for their part of the OAKDA site

http://www.ovalgasworks.co.uk/tesco View the exhibition here:  http://www.ovalgasworks.co.uk/index.cfm?articleID=30410

Posted in Local developments

Video featuring leafy BS & VG

Lovely. A word of caution: If you live in a park city where tree lined streets, green roofs and walls (vertical gardens) count as ‘green space’, who needs parks anymore? Might as well use them as building land for much … Continue reading

Posted in Local parks and gardens

Anger over ghost towers in London

 “South of the river, 1,689 luxury homes are being built in the Battersea, Clapham and Wandsworth area on top of the dozens of towers already constructed in the Nine Elms development near Battersea power station.” https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/feb/04/anger-over-glut-of-posh-ghost-towers-london?platform=hootsuite

Posted in Vauxhall cluster of tall towers

Peoples’ audit – asking questions

Not much luck getting any answers from Lambeth. https://newsfromcrystalpalace.wordpress.com/2017/07/13/lambeth-peoples-audit-101-questions-for-lambeth-councils-cabinet-part-one/  

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