Category Archive: Noise from traffic

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

Berkeley Homes sticks its fingers up at Council ruling on Sopwith Way depots

Berkeley Homes were instructed by the Council to cease using the depots on Sopwith Way and to clear their materials out by November 11th or face enforcement action. Mr Travis Crawford, Development Director, personally assured… Continue reading

Great News – Council orders closure of Sopwith Way depots!

Wandsworth Council have informed the author of this blog that they have ordered Berkeley Homes to close these depots by 11th November or face enforcement action. This decision follows a large number of written objections… Continue reading

4am refuse collections in Sopwith Way – Rendall & Rittner refuse to act

Yes, RTS Waste Management  are collecting from Sopwith Way at 4am in the morning!  The latest incidence being on 3rd October 2016. Karen Ann Gray from Rendall and Rittner, the highly unsatisfactory managing agent at Chelsea Bridge Wharf,… 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

Berkeley Homes, Rendall & Rittner and Mysterious delays in ‘Quarterly’ Residents’ Meeting

Rendall & Rittner, managing agents at Chelsea bridge Wharf, today informed residents that the ‘quarterly’ meeting would be on October 11th. This is very strange given that the last ‘quarterly’ meeting was 1st March,… 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

Lorries spreading ‘muck’ on Sopwith Way

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 breaks its word again as Sopwith Way becomes ratrun for Battersea Power Station trucks

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