New Case of Dossing Sweeper Disease

Once thought to be eradicated, a new case of Dossing Sweeper Disease (DSD) has been diagnosed in the Flaxman Terrace area. Sweepers have been advised to avoid the area around Flaxman Terrace as it emerged that a new case of the highly infectious Dossing Sweeper Disease (DSD) has been diagnosed in the area. Following aContinue reading “New Case of Dossing Sweeper Disease”

Online Belgrove Q&A Today at 19:00

An online Q&A with the developers and planners of Belgrove House is being held today, 25th June, from 19:00-21:00. Developers and planners will appear on video link while other participants can simply type questions as appropriate from the comfort of their armchairs, without appearing on video – or can even choose to simply watch withoutContinue reading “Online Belgrove Q&A Today at 19:00”

Camden make Significant Error in Belgrove House Assessment

Work to ensure that redevelopment of Belgrove House respects the heritage of the area has taken a new turn as it is discovered that Camden made a significant error in their assessment of the site’s historic interest. Camden are required to write appraisals for their conservation areas, which are an attempt to document the specialContinue reading “Camden make Significant Error in Belgrove House Assessment”

BCAAC takes on Belgrove House

The BCAAC are joining forces with local groups to shrink the development at Belgrove House. Their demand is simple: reduce the height of the development to the recommended three to six storeys. The predominant scale of development to the south of Euston Road is three to six storeys, and Camden’s planning brief for Belgrove HouseContinue reading “BCAAC takes on Belgrove House”

Camden: The Non-Local Authority

FOI response reveals surprising statistics about where Camden employees live. After the popularity of the post revealing that less than half of Bloomsbury’s councillors live in Bloomsbury, with one living in Morden, I decided to do some further research into just how local our local authority is. One problem that those in Bloomsbury often faceContinue reading “Camden: The Non-Local Authority”

Postscript: Bloomsbury’s Gardens Reclaimed

The publication of the article yesterday exploring the possible benefits of restricted access to Bloomsbury’s gardens and streets led to some fierce debate in the realm of Twitter. The arguments and opinions espoused were delivered with such great force and were crafted in such a sophisticated manner that I have felt compelled to respond toContinue reading “Postscript: Bloomsbury’s Gardens Reclaimed”

Bloomsbury’s Gardens Reclaimed

In the midst of a national emergency, Bloomsbury’s gardens reclaim their original Georgian character. It is well-known by now to all that we should only be leaving our homes for necessities – for essentials, or for our once daily form of outdoor exercise. This ‘lockdown’ has meant that Bloomsbury is possibly the quietest it hasContinue reading “Bloomsbury’s Gardens Reclaimed”