Author Archives: vivavauxhall

End of the bus station: Comments by 31 Dec

Two huge towers, bus stops all over the place, no rain cover – some would say: that’s no bus station at all. Call me cynical, but a consultation on something as controversial as this in the last two weeks of December? … Continue reading

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Vauxhall bus station demolition planning meeting

19 December, 7 pm: Support the objectors by attending the planning meeting to approve the demolition of the bus station at Karibu Education Centre, 7 Gresham Road SW9 7PH

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Housing crisis? Plenty of empty homes here in Vauxhall!

Short ES video showing that most new homes built at ‘Nine Elms on the Southbank’ are sold overseas and many are empty. https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/eight-out-of-10-homes-in-flagship-london-schemes-sold-to-overseas-buyers-a3480766.html

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OAKDA – bigger, higher, denser …

https://www.egi.co.uk/news/berkeley-plans-oval-gas-works-resi-scheme/ Latest Berkeley plan for Oval is a mass of 10 to 18 storey blocks that will wreck Kennington’s character for short term corporate profit.

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Little Oval proposal – on a more human(e) scale

http://dev.createstreets.com/front-page/research/projects/little-oval/  

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Kennington Park Café 122% rent increase

From: Tweet by Peoples Audit “Another example of how #Lambeth seem to be incapable of managing budgets-instead of focusing on the big numbers they look at the minutiae and alienate locals in the process @KeaneMJ @defendtheten @lswaffield1 Peoples Audit added, … Continue reading

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Dispossession – the great labour-party-swindle

Architects for Social Housing questioning Labours commitment to end forced estate ‘regeneration’. https://architectsforsocialhousing.wordpress.com/2017/12/14/dispossession-the-great-labour-party-swindle-2/

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