Sunday 31 August 2008 5.16pm
Sandypandy is right, the area is already vibrant, and we don't want the noise and disruption this will bring. The building of Palestra
was horrible, the rebuilding of Southwark College loud and annoying, and the building of Southwark Tube station tore up our estate, and it hasn't been put back, we still have the hoardings from the work which ended 10 years ago.
I can't see any benefits for residents, only disturbance during the works, and our area changing even more.
It's very easy for those who won't have to put up with the horrible disturbance caused by building work to think it's a good idea. Until you've witnessed building work you can't understand quite how bad it is.
Also, I like our area, I don't want more ugly buildings like Palestra
, it's added nothing to the area, and I'm sure it gets uglier every time I look at it.