Featured in The Camden New Journal, Londonist, Planning in London, The Financial Times, Architects’ Journal, and The Times, among others.
The ongoing controversies surrounding Low Traffic Neighbourhoods (LTNs) and road closures under cover of COVID have exposed the true extent of Camden’s ‘local tyranny’, but also its utter incompetence. Only the Camden’s arrogance can be blamed for the spectacular failure of its schemes. Continue reading COVID and LTN Sagas have Exposed True Extent of Camden’s ‘Local Tyranny’
And when they finally contact source, he has no idea of the trouble he’s causing and immediately agrees to buy headphones. The first in a new SB series: Camden’s Finest Hour. Continue reading Camden Takes 3 Years to Resolve Noise Nuisance
Recent events at St George’s Gardens show how planning should and does work when there isn’t a great deal of money involved. Continue reading Success Story: St George’s Gardens
Conservationists face off with Camden in a battle to preserve Victorian terraces and views from Bedford Square. But planners are happy to ignore protest and approve the application. Continue reading Camden Plan Demolition of Victorian Terraces next to Bedford Square
Opinion: The Outernet planning decision reaffirms that Camden’s special relationship with major development companies has crossed the line. Continue reading Long Read: Camden and Developers too Close for Comfort
Interviews with senior Camden councillors has settled the Members Briefing Panel Controversy. Part 4 of a 4 part series, featured in the Planning in London magazine. Continue reading Inside Information: The Briefing Panel
We value the walls of our city – the vertical aspects of its historic architecture. But what of the floor of our city, the streets between our buildings? Continue reading A Forgotten Part of London’s Heritage
Freedom of Information response reveals less than half of Bloomsbury’s nine councillors live anywhere near Bloomsbury. Continue reading How can our Local Politicians Represent us if they aren’t Local?
Development proposals opposite King’s Cross St Pancras are deemed to be unacceptable by amenity societies and community groups.
The street environment of Bloomsbury is uncared for and needs proper protection.
Investigating Camden’s activities in Bloomsbury, and reporting on its successes and failures.
The heritage of Bloomsbury is internationally significant, but Camden’s planning and funding strategy is slowly eroding it.
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