Tag Archives: Trees

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

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

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 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

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

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

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

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

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment