Category Archive: Battersea Power Station

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

Battersea Power Station traffic speeding through pedestrians – Rendall & Rittner not interested

Rendall & Rittner are responsible for managing this road but have allowed it to become dangerous. Despite numerous resident requests they claim they can do nothing about the fact that 100% of the… 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

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

Sopwith Way – Massive Increase in Traffic and Worse to Come!

Following the decision of Berkeley Homes and Battersea Power Station Development Company to resurface Sopwith Way, remove the speed humps and open it up to all traffic there has been a massive increase in traffic along this narrow service road which runs within metres of many apartments at Chelsea Bridge Wharf. The traffic has come from HGVs waiting to access the Vista development site at the junction of Sopwith Way and Queenstown Road and from general traffic from the extremely busy Queenstown Road which are looking for a cut through to the Battersea Power Station site or for somewhere convenient to turn around to avoid going into the congestion charge zone.

Nightmare on Sopwith Way – courtesy of Berkeley Homes ‘considerate constructor’

Further to months of disruption from the Vista development, Berkeley Homes continues to make life a nightmare for Chelsea Bridge Wharf residents facing Sopwith Way and the railway. Berkeley Homes, in conjunction with Battersea… Continue reading

Boris launches redevelopment at Battersea Power Station – don’t mention affordable homes though – there aren’t any

  Topic: Local press not good enough for Boris & Co Forum Home Posted by: John Cameron Date/Time: 05/07/13 22:16:00 VIPs turn out for Battersea Power Station ceremony but Wandsworth Guardian not invited3:00pm… Continue reading