Tag: Planning

Council seeks architects’ help to ‘regenerate’ Atlantic Road

Lambeth council is offering a contract of up to £50,000 for architects to draw up plans to “regenerate” Atlantic Road. The Architects’ Journal reports that the...

Cressingham Gardens resident wins new legal review of ‘Monopoly’ demolition plans

Residents of Cressingham Gardens have been told by the High Court that they can mount a second legal challenge to Lambeth council’s plans to...

Brixton may not recover …

One of the highlights of last night’s Lambeth council planning committee meeting that backed redevelopment of Brixton Arches by owner Network Rail, was the...

Arches redevelopment gets go‑ahead

Lambeth council’s planning committee last night approved plans for the redevelopment of Brixton’s historic railway arches. Councillor Clair Wilcox, chair of the committee, repeatedly told...

Brixton forum anger over Windrush toilets

Anger over the continuing lack of public toilets in Brixton and the resulting fouling of homes and streets dominated the annual general meeting of...

Council set to grant Arches planning permission

Lambeth council will, as expected, back Network Rail’s plans for the arches on Atlantic Road and Brixton Station Road at a planning committee meeting...

Uprooted – Brixton housing documentary at the Ritzy

The Ritzy will screen a new documentary on the London housing crisis on 5 June. Uprooted follows the last days of two residents on...

38 new jobs when Premier Inn opens in June

Premier Inn says that its Brixton hotel, due to open officially on 18 June, will generate 38 new year-round jobs. Whitbread, the parent company of...

Police appeal for help after child injured in hit and run

Detectives are appealing for information after a driver failed to stop following a collision with a child in the Brixton Hill area. They are...

Libraries, Cressingham campaigners join forces

Opponents of two controversial Lambeth council plans to deal with massive government cuts to its funding will join forces today (21 March) to protest...

New Park Road traffic calming test day

New plans to increase the safety of school pupils and other people on New Park Road off Brixton Hill will be tested at a...

Half Moon pub to reopen after nearly three years

Herne Hill locals campaigning to retain the Half Moon as a music pub have been given new hope by the announcement that the pub is finally...

Grant boost for Ovalhouse Brixton move

The move of Ovalhouse arts centre to Brixton got another boost today (7 January) with the announcement of an initial Arts Council England grant of...

Half Moon community value status ‘big step forward’

Campaigners fighting to save a great south London pub and music venue, the Half Moon at Herne Hill, have won a round in their...

414 wins right to judicial review

Lambeth council planners face a new judicial review of their actions after their decisions on consultation over plans to demolish the Cressingham Gardens estate were ruled unlawful. The...