Huge response from community, update from Developer, and your chance to protect Londoners’ right to sunlight

Hi all, Another really busy few weeks at the Stop St George’s Team – so wanted to update you on three things that are important for our community: 1) HUGE community response Many thanks for incredible support in June to the Developers 2nd request for feedback. We had an 800% increase in responses from March –Continue reading “Huge response from community, update from Developer, and your chance to protect Londoners’ right to sunlight”

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DEADLINE TOMORROW – Last chance to share feedback with developers

Tomorrow (Sunday 6th June) is your last chance to share feedback directly with the Developers on the 15 storey hotel at 21 St George’s Road. We’ve had a huge response from the community so far, so many thanks to all those who have emailed the developer. For those that haven’t responded yet, we’ve included aContinue reading “DEADLINE TOMORROW – Last chance to share feedback with developers”

Stop closure of Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park for 1,000 person festival – deadline 3rd June 2021

An events company is planning to close most of Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park to the park users in August 2021 for a festival, with amplified music and alcohol served till 10:30pm all week,. This will remove the popular dog park area used by many local residents over summer, take away vital green space, and leadContinue reading “Stop closure of Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park for 1,000 person festival – deadline 3rd June 2021”

The time to act is now

First things first. We need to get emails to the developers. 6th June is the deadline for the final round of feedback before the developer submits their planning application to Southwark Planning. They’re banking on getting less feedback in their second consultation. We need the opposite to happen. This is the moment. They need toContinue reading “The time to act is now”

Campaign update: What has been happening, what do we know, how can you get involved?

What have we been doing? It has been a busy few weeks at the Stop 21 St George’s Tower campaign: We have mobilised a steering group made up of local volunteers to respond to this inappropriate development. We met the developer and shared our initial concerns. A copy of it can be found here. YouContinue reading “Campaign update: What has been happening, what do we know, how can you get involved?”

Developers agree to extend consultation window after community meeting

Over 40 people attended the community meeting on the 2nd of March to share their views and concerns about the proposed 15 storey hotel on the 21 St George’s Street site. Local councillors Maria and Graham attended and shared details on conversations to date and the planning process at Southwark Council. Harminder from the KenningtonContinue reading “Developers agree to extend consultation window after community meeting”

Community meeting 6pm Tue 2nd

Many thanks to you all of those who have got in touch over the past couple of weeks. We’ve really appreciated all your messages of support. Just a quick reminder of the zoom community meeting planned this Tuesday (2nd March) at 6pm to discuss the plans and the community response.  The zoom link is http://www.tiny.cc/ivnjtz. LookContinue reading “Community meeting 6pm Tue 2nd”

Want to find out more? Come to the virtual residents meeting, 6pm, Tuesday 2nd March

There is a proposal for a new high rise tower hotel overlooking homes on the corner of Elliott’s Row and St George’s. This 15 storey tower replaces the existing 2 storey office block next to the pocket park. Not sure what is planned, how it might impact you, or how you can share your thoughts and get involved?Continue reading “Want to find out more? Come to the virtual residents meeting, 6pm, Tuesday 2nd March”

Community action works – local residents beat developers

Local Kennington community action group, Stop The Blocks, campaign against a 29 storey tower block in residential area in Lambeth was quashed by the Planning Inspectorate in January 2021. The overbearing scale of the massive development was not appropriate for a small constrained site in an urban low-rise area. If this tower block was givenContinue reading “Community action works – local residents beat developers”