Keybridge House, Vauxhall: where ‘heritage reaches new heights’ and Lambeth councillors sink to new depths

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Lambeth Councillors are expected on Tuesday 7 July to rubber-stamp yet another secret deal struck with commercial developers under the cloak of ‘commercial confidentiality’. The Friends of Vauxhall Park and Lambeth’s own public consultation body, the Kennington Oval & Vauxhall Forum, object, saying that they were not consulted during the five months that Lambeth Council […]

Vauxhall’s South Lambeth Road to viagra sales become ‘Downing Street’ as it disappears under developer’s stealthscrapers?

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If an ‘artist’s impression’ in new property development proposals is anything to go by, Vauxhall’s St Anne and All Saints Church is buy cialis online without a prescription'>buy cialis online without a prescription to be knocked down and Vauxhall Park bricked over. That can’t be right, though. Can it? Can it? For the answer, ask at an exhibition at St Anne’s Church Hall itself in Miles […]

‘On yer bike!’, London community groups tell Nine Elms ‘consultation’

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The Vauxhall Society has joined The Battersea Society in backing the London Forum of Amenity and Civic Societies in pointing out ‘significant gaps and shortcomings’ in the proposals for public spaces (‘public realm’) in the Nine Elms glass canyon on the south bank of the Thames. The proposals come from ‘The Blob’, the nickname for […]

2,000 signatures say ‘don’t mess with Vauxhall Bus Station’

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The Save Vauxhall Bus Station Campaign petition has topped the 2,000-signature mark, and still more people are adding their names. It is now impossible for Lambeth Council and its property-development partner Transport for London (TfL), to continue claiming public support for the outright demolition of Vauxhall Bus Station as part of their plan to make […]

‘Say something nice about Lambeth Council for a change’

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That’s the challenge from a Vauxhall Society member, who says it’s ‘boring’ to read repeated criticisms of Lambeth’s property-development ambitions. The short answer is ‘Boring to look there buy cheap viagra read? Try writing the stuff’. The Vauxhall Society objects to few development proposals, perhaps less than one in 20, and even then it’s often at the behest of a […]

Information Commissioner orders Lambeth to come clean on secret Kennington Park, Kennington Green and Vauxhall developer deals

keybridge house (proposed)

The Government’s Information Commissioners’ Office (ICO) has ruled against Lambeth Council’s refusal to divulge correspondence on the secret deals it does with property developers. The ruling, logged on the Kennington Oval & Vauxhall Forum website, shows that ICO has thrown out Lambeth’s plea of commercial confidentiality and the ‘unreasonable’ cost of complying with a Freedom […]

The Blob: Now it blobs up in Oval and Kennington

aerial view of development area oval gasometers

Your well-known local property developer Lambeth Council is this August to ask itself for the go-ahead to redevelop the lucrative gasometer site next to the Kia Oval. This Lambeth will do in cahoots with a private developer, Berkeley, that via deals with the likes of Lambeth, leapfrogs the normal planning system. Berkeley assumes some of […]