observer wrote:Councillors are deliberately being kept in the dark by Officers and the law of Council procedures not being followed whilst she has independently decided (with Councillor Stanton) to sell off the jewel in our crown, Southwark's land at Potter's Fields, and negotiate with Berkeley Homes a sale price for its residential development.
observer wrote:The following article on Annie Shepperd is from the Local Government Website.
The Quill wrote:I think Ken has done everyone who opposes this scheme a huge favour: he has brought the scheme to wider public attention.
We need to capitalise on that publicity IMMEDIATELY.
This is something I suggested a few years ago.
We need to get in touch with Stanton et al and convince them to do something very simple - namely, invite as many members of the local, city, national, inetrnational and architectual press to Potters Fields one afternoon. Once there Southwark should raise a gas filled balloon to the actual height of the tallest tower. They should then simply say "This is how high the Berkeley Homes development is going to be. Is this what we want next to Tower Bridge and across from the Tower of London?"
The press should then be encouraged to take photos from appropriate vantage points eg from the bridge and from the Tower. That will give the public a real idea of what this development means and if that cannot mobilise a larger public outcry then I doubt anything will.
If cost is an issue I am happy to share the cost with others who are opposed.
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