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Tuesday 24 February 2015 3.22pm
Just caught tail end of a gentleman on news saying there is loads of space in London for new houses flats etc. to be built...even though people are told there is not..think he was from national house builders assoc. where exactly is all this space? Parks? Demolish schools? Get rid of any who would enjoy parks, ie the children!
Tuesday 24 February 2015 5.07pm
Stirling Ackroyd have identifed many sites in this report, kindly uploaded by one of the TNRAs
Wednesday 25 February 2015 12.01pm
also can't see is where they are putting the new doctors, dentists schools buses etc to cope with all the new homes
Wednesday 25 February 2015 2.08pm
The doctors and dentist would not be a problem dee dee, if you can afford the prices of new builds, it's just a case of getting into your Rolls and nipping over to Harley street!
Thursday 26 February 2015 8.59am
i reckon that will be the owners Jan but most will be bought by overseas investors and rented out for vast amounts to young people who cannot afford to buy and these will be using the local facilities
Thursday 26 February 2015 9.17am
As others have noted Southwark Council are consulting (ends 6 March) on the New Southwark Plan, which
will provide the overarching development strategy for Southwark. It will set out a vision for the borough and for the individual neighbourhoods within the borough. It will set out how we will meet local needs for more high quality housing, employment opportunities and attractive, safe and sustainable environments. It will also set out planning policies that will be used to make decisions on planning applications.

It also provides a link (you have to register on the site) to
an interactive map which allows stakeholders to comment on the potential proposal sites identified in the New Southwark Plan Options Paper. These are the sites identified in Figure 3. If you have any views on the type of development these sites could accommodate, or if you wish to nominate further potential proposal sites, please leave comments on the map.

All comments are moderated, to it remains to be seen if our leaders' stated aspirations to provide "mixed communities" will stretch to accepting suggestions for sites in the north of the borough, or to increase density in Dulwich ...

The map website is here:
Thursday 26 February 2015 11.41am
The Southwark Plan all 124 pages of it, if full of sentences that pretty much allows the council to do as it seems fit at the time. For example, it uses phrases such as, 'if appropriate', 'individual merits' and 'generally'. And unless it's something to do with my computer, the maps of Southwark that show particular 'sites' only have the major roads on them and these aren't named. I had a quick look last night to see what it says about green space, and there seems to be nothing more than a load of rhetoric on how valuable green space is. They haven't promised to save any green space as far as I can see. They do identify 'estates' where there is room for building more housing but this will obviously be at the cost of the open/green space around the existing buildings. So even though the document acknowledges the importance of green space, it's not important enough for council tenants.
Thursday 26 February 2015 12.23pm
Mum used to call that evasive chat..double speak, bubble never know what your getting Karen...

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