CJTCP – meeting 15 January 2015: feedback

Author: Cyril Richert

As usual when I attend the Clapham Junction Town Centre Partnership (business associations) meeting, I give a quick feedback on some specific points that were discussed.

Business report: The Council has currently appointed a team to overview the options towards self-sustainability. The current Town Centre partnership Board structure will remain at least for the next 2 years, until January 2017.

Lavender Hill: Cllr Guy Senior suggested funding the repaving of Lavender Hill from BAC to Lambeth (as TfL has already agreed to extend the Exemplar scheme from the Post Office to the BAC for £0.5 million) with the 15% share of the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) that has to be spent on local projects. Continue reading

CJTCP – meeting 12 October 2014: feedback

Author: Cyril Richert

As usual when I attend the Clapham Junction Town Centre Partnership (business associations) meeting, I give a quick feedback on some specific points that were discussed.

Town Centre Management

We reported during the last feedback that Wandsworth Council aimed at removing funding for the business organisations of each town centres in the borough by April 2015.

Since the last meeting, the Council has reviewed its possibility and confirmed they remain supportive of the Town Centre management: there is no longer any deadline to force a change. Continue reading

CJTCP – meeting 24 April 2014: feedback

Author: Cyril Richert

I apology for the delay on this report. As usual when I attend the Clapham Junction Town Centre Partnership (business associations) meeting, I give a quick feedback on some specific points that were discussed.

End of funding for the business organisation

The main and starting point of the meeting was the Economic Development Office explaining that decision has been made by Wandsworth Council to remove funding for the business organisations of each town centres in the borough. Continue reading

CJTCP – meeting 5 December 2013: feedback

Author: Cyril Richert

As usual when I attend the Clapham Junction Town Centre Partnership (business associations) meeting, I give a quick feedback on some specific points that were discussed. This time the Chair invited us to Battersea Power Station. As it was our last meeting festive refreshments were provided (and enjoyed!).

CJTCP board meeting Battersea Power Station 5 Dec 2013

For the first time (maybe the last one too as it is a bit time consuming), I provided a live-tweet of the meeting with #cjtcpb (click on the hash tag to see it). I remind everyone on Twitter that they can follow us on @c_j_a_g. Continue reading

CJTCP – meeting 6 December 2012: feedback

Author: Cyril Richert

As usual when I attend the Clapham Junction Town Centre Partnership (business associations) meeting, I give a quick feedback on some specific points that were discussed.

It all started with a presentation of the Disabled Children’s and Young People’s Wandsworth service. They are launching the WAND card, a card confirming that the owner is known to the Disabled Children’s Register (DCR) with  the aim to help those with severe needs to get out and about, to access local services or to help with fast tracking, without the need for lengthy explanation. All WAND owners have got a free entrance for the Battersea zoo for example, but Wandsworth council seeks to extend the scheme and welcomes the involvement of local business.

Following this year complain about chuggers operating near Debenhams, they have been assigned to some spots and seems to behave by the rules.

A new Clapham Junction website will be launched very soon with iPhone/iPad apps and special offers. Continue reading