Tag Archives: British Land

Other Open Space: a new campaign for Ada’s Garden

Canada Water West Residents Action Group is encouraging our supporters to request ‘Other Open Space’ status for Ada’s Garden, the woodland on the western edge of the Surrey Quays Shopping Centre. The site was previously under threat of destruction to make way for … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Guerrilla Gardening event attracts the attention of the Evening Standard

Under the headline “Campaigners across London fight to save their community’s green spaces” the Evening Standard featured our campaign to save Ada’s Garden in a video published online on 29th April. You can watch the video here and see footage … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Residents dedicate threatened wildlife area to famed local campaigner Ada Salter

Yesterday supporters of Canada Water West gathered to unveil a beautiful  handcrafted oak sign to rename a wildlife area, situated on the edge of the Surrey Quays Shopping Centre, “Ada’s Garden”. We are highlighting the importance of the site to the … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Consultation now open: speak up to save our trees!

Southwark Council has now opened its consultation on its plan to cut down dozens of trees and destroy a wildlife area to move the Seven Islands leisure centre to a vastly inferior site. You can find the consultation by clicking here. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment