Convoys Wharf Plot 21 – The Plot Thickens

Lewisham Council’s long running planning saga around Convoys Wharf on the Deptford riverside has taken a mysterious twist. During a webinar event that was held on 1st December 2020, in place of a drop-in consultation event due to Coronavirus restrictions a number of options were put forward for plot 21 of the scheme. This phase …

What’s happened at TfL?

A package of funding has been agreed by the government and Transport for London. At a finance committee meeting on 12th May, Transport for London revealed that it had a shortfall in its budget of around £3.2 billion for this year, 2020/2021. The Department of Transport has announced the broad terms of deal: A grant …

Tube cleaners deserve better​ – Letter to London Mayor Sadiq Khan in the Evening Standard

The RMTUnion are campaigning for Justice for Cleaners on the London Underground and to support them, this letter was published in the Evening Standard: “Every day, thousands of Londoners benefit from the work of cleaners on the Tube and Overground. They keep our city’s arteries clean, enabling us to travel safely and comfortably.  But these …

GLA disclosure on New Bermondsey Housing Action Zone

Following a Freedom of Information  request the Greater London Authority have disclosed new information in relation to the developer Renewal scheme for Surrey Canal Road or New Bermondsey this area includes land leased by Millwall FC. The GLA say: “As you are aware, we originally thought there was no due diligence on the proposal we were working …