Category Archives: Street Trees and Plants

Weeding in VG – meeting with Cllr. Brathwaite

About a month after our initial weeding action (end of April) which was ‘inspected’ and approved by Keith Naish, things got rather confusing again. Lambeth weed sprayers came to do some ‘spot spraying’ and emails were sent (but not necessarily … Continue reading

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Tree damage in Vauxhall Grove

A local resident reported damage done to a tree in VG during the resurfacing works to the Lambeth Transport and Highways department, (see below):

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Weed spraying rearing up its ugly head again in VG

Many residents in VG and BS were dismayed to find that yesterday (Wednesday) a Lambeth  StreetCare worker was apprehended spraying weed killer in VG only weeks after a neighbour had organised a project of weeding in the Grove in which … Continue reading

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Lambeth response to Bonnington Square de-paving petition

BS resident Anna Odrich received this response from Lambeth to the petition she organised around pedestrianising and de-paving Bonnington Square. Although the response is negative, it does seem from the final paragraph that, if extra funds can be found, solutions may … Continue reading

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Humane weed control in Vauxhall Grove

The weekend before last, some residents did some weeding on pavements in Vauxhall Grove, hoping to avert the impending weed spraying by Lambeth Street Care which was scheduled for last week. Several local residents had expressed concerns about the health risks associated … Continue reading

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Alternative proposal re tree & paving issues in BS

The consultation about trees and paving options for BS has been circulated, but in the meantime there has been an alternative proposal from a BS resident who is believes that we should truly think outside the box about the relationship … Continue reading

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Road works along VG, BS piazza and Langley Lane

The road surface at the Harleyford Road entrance of VG has already been dug up and colourful markings have appeared, indicating that whatever it is will run along the top of VG, across the piazza and down the left side … Continue reading

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