Peabody won Brick Awards 2016

Author: Cyril Richert

Peabody St John’s Hill, Phase 1 – view form CJ station platform 9

Last november, Peabody, St John’s Hill won Best Large Housing Development Award (Above 25 Units) 2016. Continue reading

Peabody: How officers mislead the councillors

Author: Cyril Richert

You probably heard that Peabody’s proposal was approved on Wednesday following planning officer’s recommendation (our report here). You might also have seen our open letter published a few days before the meeting, explaining in detail to the members the the report was flawed and did not meet the Policy DMS1 (lack of integration and daylight impact), DMS4 (justification for tall buildings), DMPD (para 2.49 – visual documents), DMH1 (affordable housing), DMT1 (traffic). Continue reading

Peabody’s proposal has been approved

Author: Cyril Richert

Surprise and joy amongst Peabody’s team, huge relief on the officers faces. Peabody’s plan has been approved after more than 2 hours of “debate”. Motion to refuse proposed by Cllr Tony Belton was supported by Cllr Maurice Heaster and Cllr Angela Graham. Vote to approve (with minor conditions such as take photos of the lodges for memory!) was supported by 6 Cllrs: Nick Cuff (chair), Vanessa Graham, John Hallmark, Matthew Maxwell Scott, Guy Humphries and Steffi Sutters. Continue reading

Peabody: Submission of the CJAG

Author: Cyril Richert

It as been confirmed on Tuesday that the Peabody’s redevelopment proposal will go before the Planning application Committee next week, on Wednesday 18th July.

The planning officer in charge of the dossier has ignored the objections of the community and given his blessing with a recommendation to the committee for approval! We will comment on his report as soon as it is available.

We urge everyone to attend the Planning Committee meeting on 18th July 2012.

Date: Wednesday 18 July 2012 – 7.30pm (we advise you to come earlier, possibly 7-7.15pm).
Venue: Room 123 – Wandsworth Borough Council, The Town Hall, Wandsworth High Street, London SW18 2PU (more details how to get there on the website).

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