Wednesday 31 October 2012 10.29pm
there is a meeting tomorrow to discuss Linden homes proposals for Blackfriars Road
, which include a tall block. the meeting follows a recent first meeting of local residents who oppose the plans and are anxious about large-scale changes going on in the Blackfriars area and what the implications are for the local community and for local heritage. convened by Nelson Gardens Association, there are people from Blackfriars Peabody Estate, Webber Row
and Styles House TRAs, and all our welcome. the more people involved the better - it would be great if you were able to come along.
Meeting to discuss the Linden Homes plans for 169-172, 173 Blackfriars Road
Thursday 1 November 7pm
Gardens Community Association Hall, 60a Rowland Hill House, Union Street
SE1. (Ground Floor Rowland Hill House, next to the Nelson Pub)
Following our first meeting, concerned local residents are holding another meeting about the plans and action that can be taken. Councillors will be attending.
The first meeting raised many issues including:
• Poor design
• Height and overshadowing
• Lack of community facilities
• Inappropriate housing for local needs
• Appropriation of estate gardens for the development
• Loss of historic buildings and local heritage
Gardens Community Association and Webber and Quentin Tenants and Residents Group have convened this meeting.
Please come along and make your views heard.