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48-storey tower planned for Argos site on Old Kent Road

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Tuesday 27 November 2018 9.12pm
ldw wrote:
none of the properties will be social housing or affordable in any way for local people
You know this how?
Tuesday 27 November 2018 9.16pm
southwark-dweller wrote:
48 storeys is ridiculous - thatís 2 less than Canary Wharf Tower
Two storeys of Canary Wharf is about the same as a two story house so using storeys as a scale is very a bad idea.
Tuesday 27 November 2018 10.36pm
Correction! One storey of Canary Wharf is equivalent to a two storey house!
Wednesday 30 January 2019 7.14am
Why do we only get to hear of these developments after they've gone through Stage 1 Planning Approval? Despite being registered with Southwark Council, no electronic updates or alerts on Local Planning appear to ever get sent out, I get most of my information old school from signs on lampposts, you can bet your bottom dollar that Southwark would rather spend money like that than sending far lower cost E-mail Alerts out... #TiredOfHavingTheWoolPulledOverMyEyes and let's start not supporting Councillors that don't support the Social Housing percentage
ldw
Wednesday 30 January 2019 11.09pm
Bakerloo Line has been downgraded to a project by TFL so if ever it is built it will be years ahead. Tower blocks with very little social housing are so not appropriate for this site,Developer claims no car parking space, towers will dwarf all the areas building around and totally ruin the skyline and views to St Pauls. Tower need to be clustered together like Canary wharf and E&C
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