“I conclude that the decision-making processes … were seriously flawed, and the decisions were not a rational response to the issues which arose as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.” – Mrs Justice Lang Continue reading Infamous ‘London Streetspace’ Quashed in High Court
A flurry of planning applications made in 2020 threatens to change the character of King’s Cross forever. In a photo-essay, I delve into the long history of King’s Cross, and why new development trends will likely destroy one of London’s most precious areas. Continue reading The End of King’s Cross?
The BCAAC has welcomed two new members, got a new website, given feedback on an unprecedented number of applications, and much more this year. Continue reading Bloomsbury Conservation Areas Round-Up 2020
As we come to the end of 2020, it is time to celebrate the best of the changes made to the world-famous environment of Bloomsbury. Continue reading Bloomsbury Environment Awards 2020
Opinion: Camden’s cabinet are acutely aware of local opposition, but employ ignorance as a powerful political tool. Continue reading The Politics of Ignorance
A great deal of the woes of living in Camden can be traced directly to Adam Harrison. Is he not the local equivalent of Chris Grayling? Continue reading Adam Harrison: Camden’s Chris Grayling?
One of Camden’s redeeming features is that it is completely open about how absurdly sh*t it is. Continue reading You can get any Information you like from Camden
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’
Noise nuisance from Camden Council property became so severe I was unable to use half of my flat for over a year. But Camden’s officers and councillors undermined and ignored complaints for over three years, and found ‘no service failings’. Continue reading Camden Council Takes 3 Years to Resolve Noise Complaint
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