Bellway Apply for HUGE advertising sign with 50 floodlights
Bellway have applied for planning permission to re-install a massive sign six stories tall and the full width of the building along with 50 floodlights to illuminate it. The sign was previously erected without planning permission (as can be seen in the picture above) If you would like to make comments or objections you can do so on the planning portal using Planning Case Reference: 18/0054/A. Deadline for comments and objections is 9th February 2018.
Trinity Hospital River Wall Repairs
The Environment Agency has made a long awaited Planning Application (Ref: 17/3556/F) to demolish and rebuild the river wall in front of Trinity Hospital. The works will be extensive and the river path will have to be closed for at least 190 days - longer if there are unforeseen issues like archaeological remains. Although the official consultation period has ended, the council put up the original notices with no dates and will accept comments until the matter comes up for dec
EU Cannot Intervene to Ensure a Clean Cruise Port
The petition by EGRA to the European Parliament on the London City cruise port has been closed after a considered Opinion from the European Commission. This may be viewed in full here. Very briefly, the petition has been closed now because: an overall environmental assessment is not a requirement under EU law, breaches in air pollution within the UK, which the Opinion notes occur in London and specifically Greenwich, are being pursued through infringement fines, and finally,