Category Archive: Battersea Power Station

Protecting consumers in the letting and managing agent market: call for evidence

The government consultation on cracking down on abuses by managing agents and letting agents closes today at 11.45 pm https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/protecting-consumers-in-the-letting-and-managing-agent-market-call-for-evidence Residents are encouraged to give their views about Rendall and Rittner’s management at… Continue reading

The laughable ‘Speed Camera’ in Sopwith Way

As well as the nuisance to residents and the road safety issues there is a fire safety angle to this matter. Sopwith Way was designed to be the emergency access route into Chelsea Bridge Wharf and there is no other way to get fire engines in. If there was an accident on Sopwith Way (god forbid) and if vehicles blocked the road as a result, they would have to be removed before any emergency vehicles could get through (this particularly applies to fire engines).

Circus West in Battersea Power Station on shortlist for ‘Britain’s worst building’

Circus West in Battersea Power Station on shortlist for ‘Britain’s worst building’, the Carbuncle Cup award by Building Design magazine https://goo.gl/QSJUwr The Carbuncle Cup is an architecture award for “Britain’s worst building”, an… Continue reading

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