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

Battersea is part of a huge building project – but not for Londoners

Property Vision founder Charlie Ellingworth says: “Londoners are beginning to discern a skyline that is quite out of scale with anything they are used to.” And while local buyers are “squeezed further out and into ever smaller spaces with mortgages they are not quite sure how they will ever repay”, the property business is booming. “For developers and their dependent ecosystem of estate agents, architects, lawyers and builders, it has been a one-way super-bet.”

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

Apple to create stunning new London HQ at Battersea Power Station

Apple to create stunning new London HQ at Battersea Power Station. Let’s hope they pay some tax!

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

Chelsea Bridge Wharf Residents’ Newsletter – Latest Issue

Download latest issue here. cbw-news-v2-1-10-16

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

Chelsea Bridge Wharf – London’s most glamorous riverside development?

The depots on Sopwith Way, which Berkeley Homes set up in April 2016 without resident consultation or planning permission.


On 24th August 2016, temperatures in London reached 33 C (91 F). At Chelsea Bridge Wharf, residents were forced to keep their windows closed as Berkeley Homes continued to use heavy diesel engined… Continue reading