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

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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

“USE HIGH LEVEL RAIL ROUTE AS CYCLING AND WALKING QUIETWAY” CALL

"USE HIGH LEVEL RAIL ROUTE AS CYCLING AND WALKING QUIETWAY" CALL  "One way system could be scrapped" "3,000 new car parking spaces unacceptable"   USE THE former Crystal Palace high level rail route as either a cycling and walking ‘quietway’ or in conjunction with a  narrow gauge railway - that's one of the ideas being … Continue reading “USE HIGH LEVEL RAIL ROUTE AS CYCLING AND WALKING QUIETWAY” CALL

NEW GUIDELINES WILL SHAPE CROYDON’S FUTURE

A new set of planning policies will help Croydon maintain the unique character of local areas, promote retail growth and protect green open spaces, say Croydon council. The public will soon be asked to give their opinions on the full range of detailed policies that will shape the future of new building work in the … Continue reading NEW GUIDELINES WILL SHAPE CROYDON’S FUTURE

FORGE PLANS GO TO APPEAL Foxton’s submit revised plans for Westow Hill premises

PLANS TO build a five/six storey block of flats where the old Forge in Beardell Street stands are going to appeal.   A Lambeth council spokeswoman confirmed that the application has gone to appeal  because Lambeth council didn’t deliver a decision within the statutory period. But she added: "Rumours you’ve heard are completely false as the … Continue reading FORGE PLANS GO TO APPEAL Foxton’s submit revised plans for Westow Hill premises