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Sunday 31 May 2020 4.12pm

Planning Appeal. Hi all, It's time to ask for your help again! Some of you may remember that we were asked to provide opinions to Lambeth Council about the proposed 29 storey tower block in Kennington at the end of last year. The process has now gone to appeal and we need your comments again please before 10th JUNE!

Residents are supportive of a development on the old nursing home site that sits just off Renfrew Road right next to the historic Kennington Workhouse and Water Tower buildings - however we feel this is disproportionately massive (can you see the famous Water Tower just to the left of the block - if the image above isn't working - look here ??) and that the 258 proposed homes will cause huge congestion for the surrounding streets with an estimated 600 traffic movements per day (and that's after it is built, never mind the construction phase).

If you love the traditional look and feel of our conservation areas that surround this development and/or will be negatively affected by the increased traffic/pressure on infrastructure etc - then please visit here:

to access the council webform. If you get the council Beta page, please choose the bottom left option to launch your appeal form.

Feel free to ping questions to the stop the blocks email on

Thank you!!
Friday 19 June 2020 7.47am
Final Weekend to make your voice heard!

Thank you if you have already lodged your comments to the Planning Inspectorate regarding the developers appeal to build their planning scheme at the site of the former Woodlands nursing home in Kennington.
If you have not lodged your comments, please take action now . Feedback from our supporters has indicated that they valued the little bit of extra time to complete their comments on the Planning Inspectorate's website and not have to rush it.
Have your say and make your voice heard in three easy steps:
1) Take action
The Planning Inspectorate want to hear your comments on the relevant and material planning issues. Everything you need is on our website here, which includes our:
* Latest guidance document here
* 10 suggested points for comments on the planning application
2) Go to the Planning Inspectorate's website to file your comments
Please file your fresh comments directly to the:
Planning inspectorate's website here
If you have to search for the case, please enter the 7-digit case reference number, which is 3248960
Please remember: You must quote Appeal Ref No: APP/N5660/W/20/3248960
3) File your comments
Enter your details, write your comments online or upload and attach a document. You may want to save a copy of your comments for future reference
And that is it!
Please do not leave it to the last day of Friday 26 June 2020. Thank you for your continued support and backing
Kind regards
Your Team at Stop the Blocks Community Action Group
Thursday 25 June 2020 7.32pm
Last chance!! Submissions have to be in tomorrow. If you want to preserve beautiful Kennington then please appeal for a smaller and more sympathetic development.

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