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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

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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

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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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Survey shows overwhelming local opposition to plan to relocate Seven Islands

The Canada Water West Residents Action Group has canvassed more than 100 residents in Lower Road, Ann Moss Way, Gomm Road, Hothfield Place, Hithe Grove, China Hall Mews, Courthope House and Orchid House. No-one was supportive of the plans to … Continue reading

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Campaign to save Seven Islands leisure centre and Surrey Quays wildlife area appears to win concession

Last Monday’s meeting of the Southwark Council overview and scrutiny meeting gave us the chance to put the residents’ view to the council and listen to Councillor Mark Williams defend his decision to push for a resiting of the Seven Islands … Continue reading

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Southwark News reports on our battle to stop the wildlife area being cut down

The influential Southwark News local paper has run a piece on our fight to protect the wildlife area from destruction by Southwark Council and British Land this week. It has run both online and in a page eight spread in … Continue reading

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Choice of Seven Islands replacement site: a done deal?

When Southwark Council went public last week on its plan to cut down a wildlife area containing dozens of trees to build a replacement for Seven Islands leisure centre, it said there would be time to lobby it before a decision was made on … Continue reading

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