Floodplain wrote:Until I manage to get hold of this Stirling Ackroyd report the following is pure speculation, however, a number of clues keep pointing to the Rockingham Estate.
This estate lies inside the Elephant and Castle opportunity area - a planning designation specifically aimed at promoting new development.
Secondly, it lies within the Chaucer Ward - possibly the largest estate in the Chaucer Ward under Southwark Council control? The Stirling Ackroyd report cites Chaucer as the ward with the greatest potential for intensification of housing development.
Thirdly, the estate is comprised of several large open areas between the blocks of varying decades in the twentieth century which are not optimised for either open space nor housing.
jinkazama wrote:The new residential tower being built next to the Shard with no affordable housing is a disgrace
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