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The latest from British Land and Bye bye trees, hello traffic

In December members of our campaign team met with representatives of British Land to get more information about the consultation process on the Canada Water Masterplan. The headline from the meeting is that British Land is proposing to turn Deal Porters Way … Continue reading

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Key Southwark Council committee says Seven Islands is “most plausible” site for new leisure centre

So, it appears that the committee tasked with holding Southwark Council to account agrees with us on a pretty major point. The Southwark Council Oversight and Scrutiny Committee in recent days said that “the most plausible option” for a new leisure … Continue reading

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The hidden Southwark Council document that proves its plan to replace Seven Islands leisure centre is half-baked

In response to a freedom of information act request, Southwark Council has released a document drawn up as recently as November 2013 that examined its options for renewing or replacing the Seven Islands leisure centre. The research, carried out by AFLS+P Architects, … Continue reading

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Council rejects opportunity to rethink Seven Islands plan

At October’s Overview and Scrutiny Committee meeting, Cllr Mark Williams and his team will again be justifying his decision to build a new leisure centre on top of the Surrey Quays Wildlife Area. He has spent a month reflecting on … Continue reading

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Residents and Supporters meeting 12th October

Come along to the Mayflower TRA Hall in Neptune Street at 7pm to meet the group and some of your neighbours. We’ll be serving food and drink and bringing the community up to speed on our campaign so far. If … Continue reading

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Southwark Council promises to look again at alternatives to building leisure centre on wildlife area

We have received an email from Southwark Council with the good news that it will go back and look again at alternatives to its plan to knock down Seven Islands and construct a replacement leisure centre on the Surrey Quays wildlife area. The … Continue reading

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Canada Water Consultative Forum criticises Southwark Council plan at committee meeting

The Canada Water Consultative Forum was set up in 2000 to consider all the major plans and policies relating to the regeneration of the Canada Water area. Its chair, Pauline Adenwalla, gave evidence to Southwark Council’s Overview and Scrutiny Committee … Continue reading

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