Karen I wrote:I don't live in Styles House any more but I still have an interest in this subject. I am furious with the way TfL have presented this information. They do need to change their entrance because it is not disabled friendly and those wet, slippery stairs are an accident waiting to happen. However, they don't need to take up land that doesn't belong to them. It belongs to Southwark Council, and Southwark tenants live in the flats that appear to have disappeared. Southwark Council should not be allowed to sell off ANY land to private developers. It is needed for social housing. Southwark does not need another hotel. Southwark does not need more luxury housing. It needs social housing. U+ I are a dispicable group of companies and They bought Algarve House with the full intention of buying up the bit of Styles House that fronts onto the prestigious address that is The Cut. Algarve House is landlocked (Styles House on two sides, Southwark Council land on one side and then Joan Street on the forth side and is therefore, pretty useless to a company that likes to build big. Southwark Council needs to say NO to this company, instead they should give them no option but to sell Algarve House to them so they can build additional units to add to Styles House; they have enough money in the 'in leu' pot. I hope the meeting goes well next week; take minutes because Southwark Council won't. And remember, I have a letter from Cllr Johns saying that no Styles House land will be sold off unless residents agree. I also have a similar email from Kym Humphries from years ago; tes, that's how long this has been going on. Oh, and I believe that Kym Humphries is employed as a consultant on this one. A tenner says he's working for TfL or U+I. (Posting without proof reading this one finger typed missive).
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