Tuesday recap: London-SE1.co.uk/date/2015-12-15
Lambeth planning officer has just described current state of former Steve's B&B / Inshoku building on Lower Marsh as "slummy"
jessbrammar And EVEN WORSE it's turned me into someone who moans about road layouts on social media. Send help.
jessbrammar really, really tried not to moan abt Elephant roundabout refurb, especially as I like cycling.But it's added like 20 MINS to bus journeys 😳
@savingsouthwark There was a letter last week sent to some addresses locally.
Plans to replace Steve's B&B in Lower Marsh with a boutique hotel about to be rubber-stamped by Lambeth councillors
#gardenbridge tree removal plan - net loss of 25 South Bank trees - approved unanimously by Lambeth planning applications committee
#gardenbridge Code of Construction Practice and Pedestrian/Cyclist Management Plan unanimously approved by Lambeth cllrs on committee
Lambeth councillors have approved #gardenbridge construction logistics plan with 4 votes & 1 abstention
Some of the South Bank trees to be felled for #gardenbridge are subject to a tree preservation order.
#gardenbridge says it will hold weekly drop-in sessions for local residents to raise issues with construction (noise etc)
Peak #gardenbridge construction vehicle movements on Upper Ground expected in April/May and June/July 2017
Cllr Diana Morris is concerned about blind corner to be created by #gardenbridge construction compound on Thames Path
Planning officer explains #gardenbridge contractor will be "self-policing" compliance w agreed arrangements eg use of banksmen for lorries
Mark Skelton says revised #gardenbridge proposals mean that there will only be net loss of 25 South Bank trees rather than 26 as previously.
Nick Cooper of Bouygues says #gardenbridge project will endeavour to be a good neighbour
Nick Cooper says #gardenbridge will use local subcontractors where possible, such as FM Conway who have depot on Mandela Way SE1
Resident Sinead O'Neill says there are already conflicts between road users on Upper Ground, let alone with #gardenbridge related lorries
#gardenbridge Resident Hannah Quigley points out that on TfL's own scale, pedestrian comfort on narrowed Thames Path w be 'unacceptable'
Michael Ball warns #gardenbridge construction may take longer than planned e.g. if WWII UXB found on riverbed
Planning officer describing plans to fell 28 trees on South Bank for #gardenbridge - net loss of 25 trees.
#gardenbridge construction compound on the South Bank won't be created until September 2016 under revised plans.
#gardenbridge trust is negotiation with ITV so that noise from construction doesn't affect key TV shows
There will be a 'moveable hoarding' next to the ITV building to keep the audience queue for Loose Women separate from #gardenbridge lorries
#gardenbridge construction vehicles will use the pathway between ITV and IBM on the South Bank which will be shut to the public during works
Lambeth council officer briefing security guard ahead of #gardenbridge decision - "it might get a bit noisy"
Proposals for a boutique hotel in Lower Marsh are also on the agenda here at Lambeth planning applications committee
At Lambeth planning applications committee where decisions about #gardenbridge (tree felling + construction management) will be taken
Overnight closures of Blackfriars Road this week pic.twitter.com/Pft9FOUxc8
#gardenbridge will be "an iconic and attractive addition to the capital" transport minister Robert Goodwill tells Westminster Hall
In Westminster Hall debate on TfL funding @KateHoeyMP raises the controversy over plans for Vauxhall Bus Station - "a travesty"
duncr Moped run over by Minicab at lights Lambeth / Kennington Rds by Imperial War Museum.
pwe_schmidt Serious incident on Kennington Rd junction Lambeth Road involving a scooter this time. Hope the drivers are ok - but it looks pretty grim.
TfLBusAlerts Routes 3 59 159 344 360 are subject to diversion and delays in Kennington Road SE1 due to a road traffic collision.
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