Council says it’s important to avoid judicial challenge on their planning decision

Author: Cyril Richert

After waiting several months, the Council has eventually responded in a formal letter to our criticism on Wandsworth planning process. (more…)

September 19, 2014 at 9:48 am Leave a comment

New signals-controlled crossing for Brighton Yard

Author: Cyril Richert

Brighton Yard crossing

Brighton Yard crossing

A signals-controlled pelican crossing (a pair of poles each with a standard set of traffic lights facing oncoming traffic, a push button and two illuminated “green men”) as now been installed between the Brighton Yard entrance at Clapham Junction station, and the Peabody entry. (more…)

September 18, 2014 at 10:27 am Leave a comment

Display hoarding appeal dismissed at Clapham Junction

Author: Cyril Richert

Wessex-advertisingFollowing the refusal by the Council to grant planning permission to erect a (temporary) large, externally illuminated advertising hoarding at Clapham Junction, outside of Wessex House (St John’s Hill), the appeal lodged by the owner has been also dismissed by the Planning Inspector on July 30th, 2014. (more…)

August 11, 2014 at 2:27 pm Leave a comment

Planning notice: Higher tower proposed for the Ram Brewery site

Author: Cyril Richert

Tower proposed by developers on Ram Brewery site.

Tower proposed by developers on Ram Brewery site.

A new planning application (2014/4143) was received for the land located at former Ram brewery site, Wandsworth High Street, to increase the height of the tower by 2.7m and to provide an additional 14 residential units within the block. (more…)

August 8, 2014 at 1:43 pm Leave a comment

Wandsworth Radio soon in Battersea

Author: Cyril Richert

Wandsworth Radio is a community online radio station in Battersea, run by volunteers from across the London Borough of Wandsworth. (more…)

August 7, 2014 at 10:14 am Leave a comment

Inspector rejects planning policy submission from Wandsworth Council

Author: Cyril Richert

The Government Inspector raised issues, primarily relating to the number and nature of the changes included in the Submission Versions of the planning documents and finally rejected Wandsworth Council’s submission of the Local Plan.

The Inspector wrote to the Council on 21 March 2014 seeking clarification on a matter and wrote again at the beginning of April providing further details of his concerns. Eventually, on May 9th, the Council received a letter from the Inspector advising withdrawal of the Local Plan, which led to a formal withdrawal by Wandsworth Council on July 9th, 2014. (more…)

August 6, 2014 at 1:34 pm 2 comments

Brighton Yard crossing underway

Author: Cyril Richert

Brighton Yard entrance view

Brighton Yard entrance view

Wandsworth Council has done all infrastructure work for installation of signals-controlled pelican crossing (a pair of poles each with a standard set of traffic lights facing oncoming traffic, a push button and two illuminated “green men”).

Only Transport for London can actually install the lights and they are currently very busy. However it could happen within a month. (more…)

July 1, 2014 at 9:13 am Leave a comment

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