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Archive for the ‘Planning’ Category

Homes, schools and street cleaning

by Anood Al-Samerai on 27 June, 2013

Last night saw Bermondsey and Rotherhithe Community Council. This now covers a huge area and makes it difficult to have very local decision making. However, we do our best and had constructive discussions about important issues. I was horribly struck that Labour Southwark really don’t seem to have got a grasp of what matters to residents […]

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Secret Histories

by Anood Al-Samerai on 11 July, 2012

I know that everyone has been really enjoying this series and it was been great to have two Southwark streets featured. I found the Camberwell Grove episode fascinating as I grew up walking up and down that road and it was great to see so many well known faces. It was also really important for the […]

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London Bridge station

by Anood Al-Samerai on 17 October, 2011

Over the last few months Liberal Democrat councillors have been working with our Leader on the London Assembly, Caroline Pidgeon, to raise concerns from residents and businesses about Network Rail’s plans to redevelop London Bridge station. While most local people welcome plans to improve the station, there are a number of serious concerns about traffic […]

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Good news at Kingstairs Gardens

by Anood Al-Samerai on 22 February, 2011

I was very pleased to hear from Thames Water this morning that they have jointly purchased the Chambers Wharf brownfield site as an alternative to the green space of Kingstairs Gardens. As one of the local ward councillors for the area around Chambers Wharf, I know that residents there will have concerns and Lib Dem […]

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The Biscuit Factory

by Anood Al-Samerai on 5 January, 2011

Today I visited the Tower Bridge Business Complex, which most people in Bermondsey know as the Peek Frearns Biscuit Factory. The site is owned by Workspace plc and covers just over 11 acres. There are a huge variety of creative, music and media businesses employing hundreds of people. It was fantastic to see the investment […]

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