We surrender - Southwark Council and Skipton House latest

Revised planning documents for the redevelopment of Skipton House have been submitted to Southwark Council. Our previous blog - ‘Another Tower of Shame (with a cinema)’ - detailed how developers L&R were offering zero affordable housing, but proposed throwing in an art house cinema by way of compensation. L&R’s... [Read More]

Another Tower Of Shame (with A Cinema)

The latest large planning application at the Elephant will provide zero affordable housing and zero social rented housing. It is for Skipton House, behind the Bakerloo line tube entrance and it joins Eileen House, Strata Tower, Tribeca Square, 360 Tower and One the Elephant... [Read More]

Lendlease says jump - Southwark jumps

Southwark Council has bowed to developers’ will and restricted public access to financial viability appraisals of planning applications. Instead of being published when planning applications are submitted, the appraisals will be published just one week before the planning committee takes its decision. The... [Read More]