On the 2nd August , Berkeley Homes were informed by Wandsworth Council that they were operating the depots on Sopwith Way without planning permission and that they should desist form using them or submit a retrospective planning application within 28 Days. In fact Berkeley Homes, in characteristic arrogant fashion, have done neither of those things
Saturday 20th August, 09:30 am. No mercy for the residents – despite lack of planning permission, Berkeley Homes continues to operate heavy diesel engined vehicles with reversing sirens in and out of depots, metres from residents’ flats.
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
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
Rendall & Rittner, managing agents at Chelsea Bridge Wharf, informed Chelsea Bridge Wharf residents today that extremely noisy sweeper cleaner vehicles will be added to the daily cacophony on Sopwith Way. Apparently the HGVs which Berkeley Homes has allowed… Continue reading
Berkeley Homes have granted Battersea Power Station permission to use Sopwith Way for HGV access to the Battersea Power Station site up till November 2016. As usual there was no consultation whatsoever with residents, no assessment of… Continue reading
Even on a bank holiday there is no respite from Berkeley Homes. The lovely relaxing sound of reversing sirens from the VISTA construction depots on Sopwith Way are such sweet music to my ears!
Please sign the petition demanding that Berkeley Homes shows respect for Chelsea Bridge Wharf residents by closing the depots on Sopwith Way. https://www.change.org/p/tony-pidgley-berkeley-homes-respect-chelsea-bridge-wharf-residents?recruiter=13231447 Berkeley Homes continue to make life hell for residents in Sopwith Way.… Continue reading
Berkeley Homes the err…’considerate constructor’ continues to create misery for residents on Sopwith Way. Berkeley Homes created ‘depots’ along Sopwith Way in May 2016, apparently to store materials for the Vista development. There was… Continue reading
I have not yet received an acknowledgement from Berkeley Homes regarding my complaint under the ‘Considerate Constructors’ scheme’. However it is quite clear that they are not bothered by the massive nuisance that they… Continue reading