‘BACK THE BAKERLOO EXTENSION’ CALL BY LEWISHAM AND SOUTHWARK COUNCILS – Line could be extended to Lower Sydenham

  Lewisham and Southwark councils are asking people to back the planned extension of the Bakerloo line from Elephant and Castle to Lewisham via Old Kent Road and New Cross Gate. A further extension of the Bakerloo line beyond Lewisham has also been proposed, which could potentially bring the tube to Ladywell, Catford and Lower … Continue reading ‘BACK THE BAKERLOO EXTENSION’ CALL BY LEWISHAM AND SOUTHWARK COUNCILS – Line could be extended to Lower Sydenham

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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

LANDLORD WHO ILLEGALLY RENTED OUT FLAT FINED £6,000

A landlord who illegally rented out a South Croydon flat to tenants without getting the required licence has been ordered to pay a £6,000 fine. Croydon council reminded the landlord several times over six months that he needed to apply for a licence on the property in Warham Road and pay the £750 licence fee, … Continue reading LANDLORD WHO ILLEGALLY RENTED OUT FLAT FINED £6,000

‘BROTHERS PUT TENANTS LIVES AT RISK’

'BROTHERS PUT TENANTS LIVES AT RISK' Two brothers who as landlords put the lives of their tenants at risk have been fined £2,800 each following a prosecution brought by Southwark council. The brothers, owners of a Walworth premises and two floors of bedsits above, pleaded guilty to two offences under the Management of Houses of … Continue reading ‘BROTHERS PUT TENANTS LIVES AT RISK’

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

SUBLETTING LAMBETH ‘CHEAT’ PROSECUTED / WARNING ON POTENTIALLY FATAL DANGERS OF STEALING ELECTRICITY

SUBLETTING LAMBETH ‘CHEAT’ PROSECUTED / WARNING ON POTENTIALLY FATAL DANGERS OF STEALING ELECTRICITY A woman who illegally sublet her council flat, making thousands of pounds profit has been ordered to return the property to Lambeth council and pay over £23,000. It’s Lambeth council's first use of an ‘unlawful profit order’ introduced under a new law … Continue reading SUBLETTING LAMBETH ‘CHEAT’ PROSECUTED / WARNING ON POTENTIALLY FATAL DANGERS OF STEALING ELECTRICITY

HAVE YOUR SAY ON LANDLORD LICENSING SCHEME

HAVE YOUR SAY ON LANDLORD LICENSING SCHEME People in Croydon borough are being invited to have their say on a landlord licensing scheme which the council say will protect tenants and crack down on rogue landlords who provide poor quality housing. 'A Better Place to Rent' will improve conditions in private rented accommodation by requiring … Continue reading HAVE YOUR SAY ON LANDLORD LICENSING SCHEME

1.2 MILLION RENTERS AT RISK FROM ELECTRICAL HAZARDS

1.2 MILLION RENTERS AT RISK FROM ELECTRICAL HAZARDS "no legal requirement for landlords to ensure that electrics are safe"  Shelter and a leading electrical safety charity are calling on the government to change the law after a joint report revealed that dangerous electrics are putting the lives of England’s 9 million private renters at risk.The … Continue reading 1.2 MILLION RENTERS AT RISK FROM ELECTRICAL HAZARDS

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