Category Archive: Battersea Power Station Development Company

Battersea Power Station shows its ”commitment to the community” by slashing affordable housing in half

http://www.homesandproperty.co.uk/property-news/homes-at-battersea-power-station-blow-for-first-time-buyers-as-affordable-housing-target-at-luxury-a111481.html Originally, 636 homes were earmarked by the Battersea Power Station Development Company for first time-buyers and renters unable to afford the mega prices asked for the 4,239 luxury homes on the power station site.… Continue reading

Rendall & Rittner censor notes of residents’ meeting at Chelsea Bridge Wharf

Below is the text of an official complaint which I made to Rendall & Rittner  regarding the notes of  the last residents’ meeting (October 2016). The notes, which were not circulated for more than a month after the meeting, systematically censored the vocal… Continue reading

Rendall & Rittner contractor doing 50mph in 5mph zone

Rendall & Rittner refuse to enforce the speed limit on this road which they are responsible for managing. Karen Ann Gray of Rendall & Rittner tells me that she is satisfied with existing… Continue reading

Crazy driving in 5mph zone – Battersea Power Station Development Company bus (operated by GUTSI ‘executive transfer’)

Battersea Power Station Development Company bus (supplied by GUTSI ‘executive transfer) and van in interesting manoeuvre on 5 mph road. Berkeley Homes opened up this quiet service road without consultation with residents, but… Continue reading

Berkeley Homes – planning applications – Grosvenor Arch, Sopwith Way

These relate to the entrance to Grosvenor Arch Sopwith Way and one of the sets of stairs to Chelsea Bridge Wharf from Queenstown Road. The deadline for comments and objections is 6th February 2017 . Neither Berkeley Homes,… Continue reading

Battersea Power Station Magic Bus

The Battersea Power Station Development Company is currently driving an EMPTY Mercedes minibus around Chelsea Bridge wharf at 5 minute intervals, regularly exceeding the 5mph speed limit in Sopwith Way . This is a test run… Continue reading

Battersea is part of a huge building project – but not for Londoners

Property Vision founder Charlie Ellingworth says: “Londoners are beginning to discern a skyline that is quite out of scale with anything they are used to.” And while local buyers are “squeezed further out and into ever smaller spaces with mortgages they are not quite sure how they will ever repay”, the property business is booming. “For developers and their dependent ecosystem of estate agents, architects, lawyers and builders, it has been a one-way super-bet.”

Urgent – Have your say on planning application for Sopwith Way depots – deadline 13th October

Berkeley Homes received a letter from Wandsworth Council on 2nd August 2016 instructing them to shut the depots or to submit a planning application within 28 days. Berkeley Homes missed this deadline but… Continue reading

Wandsworth Council finds Berkeley Homes in breech of planning law at Chelsea Bridge Wharf

Berkeley Homes have been notified by Wandsworth Council that the opening of depots on Sopwith Way is an unauthorised change of use (i.e. it does not have planning permission and so is in breech of planing law). The letter to Berkeley Homes, dated 2nd August 2016, requires Berkeley Homes to shut down the depots or to submit a retrospective planning application within 28 days

Rendall & Rittner refuse to reply to request for residents’ meeting

A request was made to Rendall and Rittner on 9th June 2016 for an urgent residents’ meeting to discuss the changes which Berkeley Homes have inflicted on Chelsea Bridge Wharf  residents without consultation (HGV access to Battersea Power… Continue reading