Cox’s Walk: Southwark defend decision to fell oaks, but….

Southwark council have responded over their decision to fell oaks standing near Cox’s Walk footbridge in Dulwich and Sydenham Hill woods. Cllr Catherine Rose, Southwark's cabinet member for leisure, environment and roads, said: “We regret that after every effort to try and find a way to save this pair of oaks, and repair our historic … Continue reading Cox’s Walk: Southwark defend decision to fell oaks, but….

Truslove House: Amendments to original planning statement

The following amendments appear in the revised planning statement in support of the planning application by consultants Savills to demolish Truslove House on the corner of Roman Rise and Central Hill and replace it with a part five-storey / part seven-storey development: ORIGINAL: 2.3 The Site comprises an area of approximately 0.13 hectares and is … Continue reading Truslove House: Amendments to original planning statement

Opposition to Patterson Road plans – “Squeezing four residential dwellings on to a site currently occupied by just one bungalow is excessive” say CPCA

Residents in the Patterson Road area are opposing revised plans to demolish a bungalow and build a 2.5 storey building on the site. Comments from Patterson Road residents include:  The bungalow which would be demolished if the application was approved "is a much loved fixture of our street, and it would be such a shame … Continue reading Opposition to Patterson Road plans – “Squeezing four residential dwellings on to a site currently occupied by just one bungalow is excessive” say CPCA

Dulwich Upper Wood: “Thank you to Southwark council for listening and coming up with some positive proposals”

From local social media: Andy Scholes is at Dulwich Upper Wood 1merg1 taSlSpdeSogcptcnusembeifrtd roat r19l:1lhreude9  · London  ·  We need your help. Proposals have been issued by Southwark that don't involve cutting down the trees on Farquhar Road in Dulwich Upper Wood. There are two options. Option A involves moving the wall line out to the existing kerb edge and creating … Continue reading Dulwich Upper Wood: “Thank you to Southwark council for listening and coming up with some positive proposals”

FOX HILL PLANS ATTRACT 57 OBJECTIONS – Deadline for comments is today (Saturday)

Plans to build a four-storey house in the back garden of a Fox Hill property have attracted 57 objections to Bromley council. Five letters of support have also been sent regarding the application. One objection to the application, posted by a local resident opposite the application site, says: "As residents of the Belvedere Road conservation … Continue reading FOX HILL PLANS ATTRACT 57 OBJECTIONS – Deadline for comments is today (Saturday)

CHURCH ROAD FIRE / PLANS TO REDEVELOP CHURCH ROAD’S OTHER FORMER CINEMA REFUSED / CARBERRY ROAD WORKS

Three fire engines attended an incident outside the Chimeby Links internet cafe on Church Road on Friday. A London Fire Brigade spokesperson told News From Crystal Palace: "We were called at 1138 on August 17 to reports of a gas pipe leaking and on fire in Church Road in Upper Norwood. "The fire was extinguished … Continue reading CHURCH ROAD FIRE / PLANS TO REDEVELOP CHURCH ROAD’S OTHER FORMER CINEMA REFUSED / CARBERRY ROAD WORKS

NEW APPLICATION FOR QUEENS HOTEL / NEW HOMES PLANS BEHIND WESTOW HILL PREMISES / LAMBETH SEEK VIEWS ON IMPROVING STREETS IN GIPSY HILL AREA

NEW APPLICATION FOR QUEENS HOTEL / NEW HOMES PLANS BEHIND WESTOW HILL PREMISES / LAMBETH SEEK VIEWS ON IMPROVING STREETS IN GIPSY HILL AREA Campaigners opposing new plans to expand the historic Queens hotel on Church Road say the number of rooms will expand from 334 to 495 and increase the size of the current … Continue reading NEW APPLICATION FOR QUEENS HOTEL / NEW HOMES PLANS BEHIND WESTOW HILL PREMISES / LAMBETH SEEK VIEWS ON IMPROVING STREETS IN GIPSY HILL AREA

LAMBETH CONSULT – ON CHANGING PLANNING CONSULTATIONS

LAMBETH CONSULT - ON CHANGING PLANNING CONSULTATIONS   Lambeth council are proposing changes to the way they consult the public on planning matters. They say they will be concentrating on methods which work well and phasing out "less effective" methods such as providing libraries with physical copies of applications and sending neighbour notification letters to … Continue reading LAMBETH CONSULT – ON CHANGING PLANNING CONSULTATIONS

NEW ONLINE PLANNING SYSTEM FOR SOUTHWARK

NEW ONLINE PLANNING SYSTEM FOR SOUTHWARK A NEW online planning system to improve the way members of the public, developers and other organisations can access and make comments on thousands of applications begins at Southwark council on February 11th. The new Idox Public Access system will make it easier and more efficient to process around … Continue reading NEW ONLINE PLANNING SYSTEM FOR SOUTHWARK

LAMBETH RESIDENTS TO CHOOSE HOW TAX ON DEVELOPERS IS SPENT LOCALLY

Lambeth council’s cabinet has agreed that local people and communities will have  a greater say in how millions of pounds raised from developers will be used. The current estimated development income across the whole of the Lambeth over the next 17 years is approximately £90 million. . The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) is a new … Continue reading LAMBETH RESIDENTS TO CHOOSE HOW TAX ON DEVELOPERS IS SPENT LOCALLY