A forum for neighbours



Regeneration of Kingston Town Centre or selling crown jewels?

November 24th, 2020|

Kingston Council writes: "The council has an ambitious vision for the regeneration of Kingston Town Centre. As part of this they are now moving forward with options for the future of the Guildhall complex; investing in Kingston’s future - creating new homes, jobs, workplaces and public realm, as well as taking action

Environmental Impact Assessment lodged for Surrey County Hall

October 12th, 2020|

SCC lodges Environmental Impact Assessment. What is an EIA? An EIA is prepared by a scheme's promoter to identify environmental issues, potential impacts and to identify actions that can be taken to avoid/mitigate the impacts.

Our response to the SCC proposals in detail

September 24th, 2020|

Firstly, and fundamentally, the County Hall site is not designated for residential uses in the adopted statutory Development Plan. SCC pursue what are obviously very hurriedly prepared and ill thought through redevelopment ideas, and our residents are very concerned by what they have seen.

Eden Campus

September 12th, 2020|

A three towers cluster Eden 'Campus' development is proposed for the Surrey House Island Site, incorporating Lever House, the Hippodrome, Brook St Carpark and Surrey House. Comprising office & residential towers, one rising to a height similar to the Tolworth Tower, another matching the Royal Exchange’s signature tower. All three would breach planning guidance.

Kingsgate (Canbury Park)

September 1st, 2020|

The plans represent a gross over development of the site and will seriously damage the local area as well as views from Richmond Park. The height, scale and massing, banal and predictable design will have a major harmful impact upon not only the Old Town Centre Conservation Area, including All Saints Church, but upon many of the residential streets of North Kingston.

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