As PMRA raises grave concerns with a first stage letter on Haringey's Area Action Plan, residents from across our area, including Hornsey Park, Sky City, Caxton & Mayes Road and Tower Terrace met Beth Kay, Head of Regeneration and Emma Williamson, Assistant Director - Planning Services to object to ill thought out proposals for wholesale demolition and redevelopment and an accompanying lack of environmental aspiration and means to convert unfeasible levels of building density and height into acceptable development.
There will be a General Meeting at 8pm on 26th April, 2017 to review the objections from across the area and, in particular our sub area west of the High Road to the railway and south of Station Road to Turnpike Lane. Meanwhile, the planning applications and pre planning discussions keep mounting up:
This image shows the size of development that will completely obliterate the filter beds, the Grade 2 Listed tanks, the openness around the Penstock Path and all of the nature there.
Life on Hornsey Park Road has been plagued with problems including noise, pollution and crumbling pavements, on top of this there appears to be a lack of strategic vision for the future. Council Leader Peray Ahmet and a few of her fellow councillors came to discuss the issues with our representatives.
Eight of us got out before the rain last Saturday. We cut back a lot of growth at the Lavender Garden ready for winter. Most of what we cleared has now gone down for composting. By John Miles
The loss of trees is becoming an issue locally. The wonderful false acacia at the junction of Mayes Road and Coburg Road was removed because it ‘had a fungus’ - just in time for the planning application to build on the petrol station site beside it.
Photo: The gardening team – John. Ben, Polly and John – out on a Saturday morning
Our report on the first Wood Green Summit, organised on Zoom by the Wood Green Business Improvement District. After the grandiosity of the Heartlands developments might Haringey be discovering a sense of proportion?
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