Monthly Archives: June 2018

OAKDA scheme approved (Gasholder Site)

http://londonplanning.org.uk/lp_planning/gasholder-station-kennington-oval/ It was a close-run thing – in the end Lambeth planning committee’s chair’s casting vote decided in favour, in spite of the many breaches of Lambeth’s own planning laws & guidance (e.g. Lambeth’s commitment to ‘car free’ developments totally … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Nine Elms Pavilion hyperbole

“The long awaited Nine Elms Pavilion is open! Designed by Studio Weave and artist Linda Florence, the new public space along the river is a beautiful addition to the neighbourhood. This will be a space for relaxing by the river, for events, and … Continue reading

Posted in Local developments

Heathrow expansion is hotting up

Minister quits over Heathrow expansion https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-44561170 Please sign the Petition:  “Minister for Aviation: PLANE HELL: TOO EARLY, TOO LATE, TOO NOISY, TOO LOW… TOO MANY!” and wanted to see if you could help by adding your name.  https://chn.ge/2K6FmtW Also a … Continue reading

Posted in Beyond ..., Local news

Cinema  Museum sold – but it’s not the end

From: Liz Waldy “15 JUN 2018 Here’s an update about our current position. The wider piece of land on which The Cinema Museum (TCM) sits has now been sold by NHS South London & Maudsley Hospital Trust (SLaM) to a … Continue reading

Posted in Local news

Using Lambeth Council on-line Parking Permit System – give your views

The Council needs your help – have you tried the online parking permit system? If so, please help the Council improve the service by giving some feedback via:love.lambeth.gov.uk/Lambeth-parking

Posted in Uncategorized

Leaf blowers in VG – more pollution than a car!

Every Wednesday morning come rain come shine, a dull, continuous droning sound, sometimes roaring to a crescendo is slowly moving along the pavements outside Rosewood House and Pippin Court opposite my house. Glancing out of my window, I observe a … Continue reading

Posted in Local news, Street Trees and Plants

Lambeth’s tall buildings strategy vindicated by LSE research?

An article by Dave Hill http://www.onlondon.co.uk/who-is-living-in-the-nine-elms-homes/  based on research by the LSE  seems to vindicate Lambeth’s tall luxury buildings strategy – however, it’s conclusions merely indicate that a lot of buy-to-let activity is taking place, and there is a limit … Continue reading

Posted in Local developments, Vauxhall cluster of tall towers