Round-the-clock work by planners and conservationists in Bloomsbury is at risk of becoming a farce as the BCAAC’s recent enforcement surveys indicate the majority of buildings in Bloomsbury have been illegally altered over the past ten years. Continue reading ‘Planning Lawlessness’ as Camden Fails to Investigate Hundreds of Illegal Alterations to Historic Buildings
Camden’s public engagement is a total farce. What can be done to take back control? Continue reading Camden’s ‘Public Engagement’ is a Total Farce
Veolia’s operatives have this afternoon been implicated in a fly-tipping incident on Judd Street in King’s Cross. Continue reading Veolia Caught Fly Tipping
With the lifting of lockdown, customers have returned to London’s commercial centres in surprising numbers, with Oxford Street looking just as packed as usual on the very first Monday of restrictions easing. Not wanting to miss out on grabbing a … Continue reading Veolia Sweepers Found Shopping for TVs
Camden were taking years to act on environmental health, listed building breaches, and street cleanliness problems on Calthorpe Street in Bloomsbury.
So we went out and fixed it in a day. Continue reading How to Get Stuff Done in Camden
High Court judgment means Camden is likely illegally discriminating against the elderly and disabled in Bloomsbury. But Camden have ignored the ruling, and now further legal action is being pursued against them. Continue reading UTAG in Court Case Against Camden Council
“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