Monthly Archives: December 2011

Conservation Area Statement available here

Most of our area is a Conservation Area. During the period that was introduced Camden created a Conservation Area Statement which is a splendid document which give a history of the area and then goes through each street giving an architects and planners perspective on the buildings.  It is well written and illustrated. It has… Read more »

Bollards

New bollards in Anglers Lane You may have noticed that, following the rather superior repaving of Anglers Lane, Camden have replaced all the non matching bollards and we now have an immaculate gleaming matching set. This may seem a rather disproportionate use of the very limited funds that Camden has but we gather that it… Read more »

Pizza Express Truimph

1. WE WON THE PIZZA EXPRESS BATTLE! THANKS TO ALL WHO SUPPORTED THIS by coming or writing or contributing to costs. See below: ‘Conclusion’ . and we wil try an attach the decision in PDF… 2155198 Decision   (There’s always a first time….) 2.  and good news for people in Raglan St and Monmouth / Alpha… Read more »

Alma Street Party acclaimed by local blogger Kentishtowner

 for the full report with pictures: http://www.kentishtowner.co.uk/2011/12/18/best-happening-2011-alma-street-festival/ kentishtowner is dedicated to cultural affairs – art, food, theatre, film, architecture, fashion, history, music – in this corner of central north London – and beyond. And whilst NW5 is at the heart of what we’re about, we love the capital as a whole – and will happily… Read more »

Camden History Society

The Camden History Society exists to promote interest in the history of all parts of the London Borough of Camden. It has a programme of monthly lectures, held at various venues in the borough, and there is an annual outing. The Society publishes a wide range of material on the history of streets, people, trades… Read more »

VERY BAD NEWS – MAGNET APPEAL ALLOWED‏

SORRY to report this. After considerable local participation and the clearest possible evidence that the present student building is the source of a great deal of noise and nuisance, the Planning Inspector favoured the Developer over local residents and gave permsision for the demolition of the Magnet building (which is totally undistinguished but modest) and… Read more »