Category Archives: Local developments

Oval Cricket ground regeneration proposals 

Big regeneration planned, incl. huge increase in seating capacity – just make sure you don’t want to walk, cycle or drive up Harleyford Road on cricket days … http://www.homesandproperty.co.uk/property-news/buying/new-homes/50m-revamp-of-famous-oval-cricket-ground-puts-south-london-and-new-zone-2-homes-in-the-spotlight-a113441.html Advertisements

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Nine Elms on the Southbank – events you may have missed

I’m sure you’re heartbroken if you missed out on the opportunity to pay £5 for a guided walk showing off the beauties of the Vauxhall Riverside that are St George Wharf and Vauxhall Tower all the way to Battersea Power … Continue reading

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Circus West, Battersea Power Station, shortlisted for Carbuncle Award

The winner was Nova Victoria building at Victoria Station http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41163584

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Battersea Power Station – low affordable housing justified as build costs double?

http://www.ourcity.london/comment/the-politics-of-battersea/

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Democratic deficit of regeneration and Private Finance Initiative (PFI)

Example: The ‘Oval Quarter’ in North Lambeth “The idea of civic engagement was lost; in its place, a union of faceless bureaucracy and corporate impunity. As the responsibility was passed from a democratic institution to the honeycomb of corporations, much … Continue reading

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Proposed changes to Nine Elms Lane – consultation

https://consultations.tfl.gov.uk/roads/nine-elms-lane/?cid=nine-elms-lane

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Wandsworth allows B P S to reduce affordable housing  

Sadiq Khan has accused Wandsworth council of “waving through” a developer’s request to slash affordable housing at Battersea Power Station https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/jul/08/london-mayor-battersea-power-station-wandsworth-council-affordable-homes  

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