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KOV Forum newsletter

The latest KOV Forum newsletter has been available on the KOV website for a little while now, but in case you’ve missed it – here’s the link https://www.kovforum.org.uk/ With up-dates regarding Graphite Square, a Lambeth funding opportunity, Kennington Part Estate … Continue reading

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Why aren’t funds from the massive development of Vauxhall going into the neighbourhood library?

Friends of Tate South Lambeth Library newsletter May 2017 An article by Ben Rymer, a member of the committee of Friends of Tate South Lambeth Library. Ben will lead a discussion on this topic at the Friends’ annual general meeting … Continue reading

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Graphite Square Redevelopment Consultation: From 25th April

More tall towers coming our way! http://commercialsearch.savills.co.uk/content/assets/4636/Graphite%20Square,%20London%20SE11%20-%20Brochure,%20Sep%202015.pdf Graphite Square is being considered for redevelopment. The initial consultation will commence on the 25th April, from when it will be possible to access plans on line (details of which will be included in … Continue reading

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Told you so …

Investors were warned years ago about an impending glut of identikit luxury housing developments. https://www.buzzfeed.com/patricksmith/why-are-asking-prices-for-londons-luxury-flats-falling?utm_term=.qebQp1zyM6#.prEyPlWwOK

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Luxury housing market for white thirty-somethings?

Featuring the Corniche on Albert Embankment https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/apr/04/the-property-billboards-that-reveal-the-truth-about-britains-luxury-housing-market?CMP=twt_gu  

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Prescott: “I was hoping that we were providing housing for housing …”

Yes, him of ‘Prescott Tower’ (also known as Vauxhall Tower, or St. George Tower. https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/may/25/john-prescott-foreign-ownership-london-tower-skyscraper

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Covent Garden fruit & veg market to move to new location on Monday

The move will initially only be for five years, but doubts  whether it will ever return. The end of an era for those who remember the beginnings of the Bonnington Cafe. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-39466500  

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