Jerry wrote:The best thing about this group's (Southwark Notes Archive Group) agenda is that it encourages debate, never a bad thing in my opinion. However I don't know a lot about the group themselves and reading between the lines I guess it could be a group of politicized art school graduates probably rebelling from their middle class suburban upbringing and "romanticizing" the Elephant beyond what it deserves. I would be happy to be wrong but their funding and personnel need more identification before I take them seriously.
Merlin Rouge, quoting from 35% campaign wrote:The officer’s report reveals two further reasons for Lend Lease ditching affordable and social rented housing: first, it would bring down the value of the private homes; second, Lend Lease want to keep social rented tenants separate from private owners. This would mean building a separate ‘second core’, which would be required to provide: “separate access including lifts and circulation areas to social rented accommodation within the development.” Planning Application ref 12/AP/2239 Officer’s Report
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