Southernwood Retail Park

Southernwood Retail Park

Third of big four Old Kent Rd developments goes to committee

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Delancey deals double blow to shopping centre traders

Delancey deals double blow to shopping centre traders

Tesco leaves, bingo hall boarded

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No room for traders in the new Elephant

No room for traders in the new Elephant

Shopping centre traders left out in the cold

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Elephant shopping centre plans - judicial review sought

Elephant shopping centre plans - judicial review sought

Crowdfunding appeal launched - please donate! A coalition of local people and groups fighting for...

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2019 - New Year's Resolutions

2019 - New Year's Resolutions

Ten things Southwark Council should do in 2019

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Southwark gives Delancey a helping hand

Southwark gives Delancey a helping hand

Delancey gets comforting letter after missing legal agreement deadline

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E&C shopping centre - Delancey stumbles after Mayor's approval

E&C shopping centre - Delancey stumbles after Mayor's approval

A week of mixed fortunes for developer

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Elephant shopping centre - decision day

Elephant shopping centre - decision day

Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan is due to make a decision on the Elephant shopping...

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Castle Square - Delancey responds

Castle Square - Delancey responds

Since our last blog on the Elephant & Castle shopping centre saga, over 100 objections...

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11000 new council homes: figures show loss rather than gain

11000 new council homes: figures show loss rather than gain

In 2014, as part of its manifesto pledge Southwark Council’s administration announced an “ambitious but...

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Elephant Shopping Centre - traders and campaigners step-up the fight

Elephant Shopping Centre - traders and campaigners step-up the fight

Elephant shopping Centre traders and local campaigners have taken the first step of a legal...

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Ruby Triangle

Ruby Triangle

The first of the very large planning applications lining up to take advantage of the...

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Grosvenor takes the biscuit factory

Grosvenor takes the biscuit factory

1300 new homes, no social rented While most eyes have been on developer Delancey’s plans...

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Delancey get what they want

Delancey get what they want

Shopping centre owner and developer Delancey’s proposals for the Elephant shopping centre narrowly secured approval...

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Delancey's subsidised profit

Delancey's subsidised profit

Courtesy of GLA Just over a week before the shopping centre planning application goes before...

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Shopping Centre redevelopment - Delancey tries again

Shopping Centre redevelopment - Delancey tries again

Application returns to the planning committee

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Council leader Peter John - the alternative facts

Council leader Peter John - the alternative facts

In response to criticism of his administration’s failure to secure social rented housing from developers,...

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Elephant & Castle shopping centre update

Elephant & Castle shopping centre update

After a traders’ deputation to Southwark Council and well over 200 objections to the planning...

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A Signal embarrassment

A Signal embarrassment

Most people are aware that private developments are supposed to provide a certain amount of...

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Aylesbury CPO- what's really happened

Aylesbury CPO- what's really happened

To paraphrase Winston Churchill - there are lies, there are damn lies and then there...

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Blackfriars affordable housing circus

Blackfriars affordable housing circus

Southwark Council announced last week that 56 new council homes have been provided by a...

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Lendlease banks £113m profit from 'unviable' joint venture with Southwark

Lendlease banks £113m profit from 'unviable' joint venture with Southwark

Figures published in Lendlease’s 2016 half year financial statement and 2015 portfolio report show that...

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Traders Betrayed

Traders Betrayed

As residents of the Heygate estate discovered, early regeneration promises made to those pushed aside...

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Get Living London - get lost HMRC

Get Living London - get lost HMRC

Our last blog reported how Delancey has shown great efficiency in its Elephant One development....

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Delancey's dirty tricks

Delancey's dirty tricks

Delancey’s application for the redevelopment of the Elephant & Castle shopping centre includes images of...

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Aylesbury CPO appeal - a grounded defence

Aylesbury CPO appeal - a grounded defence

Thanks to the general public’s generous contributions to our crowdfunding campaign, the Aylesbury Leaseholder Group...

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Aylesbury: Southwark finally granted leave to appeal CPO decision.

Aylesbury: Southwark finally granted leave to appeal CPO decision.

As has been widely reported, Southwark Council finally got permission to make its case against...

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More boroughs neglect social housing delivery

More boroughs neglect social housing delivery

We reported in December how Southwark Council has been slammed by the ombudsman for having...

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Shopping Centre stitch-up - Delancey submits planning application

Shopping Centre stitch-up - Delancey submits planning application

Developer Delancey has finally submitted its application for the redevelopment of the Elephant & Castle...

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Southwark's lost section 106 social housing

Southwark's lost section 106 social housing

The Local Government Ombudsman has issued the damning judgement that Southwark Council has no procedure...

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