Category Archive: Noise from traffic

Routine speeding and dangerous driving on Sopwith Way

Routine speeding on Sopwith Way. The 5mph speed limit is ignored due to lack of any serious traffic calming or speed limit enforcement by the managing agents (Rendall & Rittner) and the Developer… Continue reading

Wacky Races on Sopwith Way

For several hours on the evening of Saturday 30th September   (7 to 10pm approx)  ‘performance cars’ with souped up and extremely noisy engines were racing up and down Sopwith Way unchallenged.  I have video… 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).

Bad News for Residents – Council Planning Department to recommend acceptance of revised Berkeley Homes application for use of Sopwith Way arches

A letter posted on the Wandsworth Borough Council planning website https://planning.wandsworth.gov.uk/WAM/showCaseFile.do?appType=planning&appNumber=2016/7213 states that planning officers will recommend to the planning committee that Berkeley Homes be allowed to use two of the arches in… Continue reading

Berkeley Homes forced to abandon SECOND planning application for use of depots

Berkeley Homes have withdrawn their second planning application to use the Sopwith Way depots for storage for the VISTA project. The disgusting, arrogant behaviour of Mr Travis Crawford of Berkeley Homes  has been slapped… 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

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 new planning application for Sopwith Way depots – my objections

https://planning.wandsworth.gov.uk/WAM/showCaseFile.do?appType=planning&appNumber=2016/7213 I object in the strongest possible terms to this planning application by Berkeley Homes. I have a number of valid grounds on which to base my objection, which I believe will be… 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