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Planning, roads, art, crime … more 31.8.21

Holmes Road – plans for a Healthy Schools Street  IARA was invited at short notice to a zoom meeting with local councillors and council officers, where we heard about plans to consult on a 2 stage approach to dealing with the severe traffic congestion in Holmes Road.  The first stage would be to make it… Read more »

IARA objection to Spring Place depot 7.9.21

We would be grateful if you would add this further objection from the Inkerman Area Residents Association to the planning website.  We note the amendments proposed by Segro in their letter of 6 August 2021.  These amendments fail to address the fundamental problem with this application – namely, that this site is totally unsuitable for… Read more »

Major problems for Holmes Road – and more. July Update

Dear membersIt’s hot, and a lot of people are away but there are a few issues that need attention.  It is particularly alarming that a number of commercial enterprises seem to be starting up without planning permission or the necessary licences, and we are very strongly raising this with our councillors. 1. The formal planning application… Read more »

Noise, traffic, volunteering and more – June update

The Beer Garden . In our last email we told you about the huge new beer garden that was due to open in Regis Road.  Those of you in the WhatsApp group will know that the story has moved on – here is a summary. Last Monday four of us from IARA met some of the… Read more »

Regis Road Food Garden – objection to planning application

Application No: 2021/3453/P Inkerman Area Residents Association (IARA) is directly affected by this planning application and, based on our experience of the (already fully operative) site to date, we wish to oppose it for the following reasons. The site opened without prior planning approval and therefore without prior consultation.  Less than a week before it… Read more »

Local History Group Meeting 29 May 2021

Notes of a meeting of the Inkerman Area Local History Group 29.5.2021 Present: David, Debby, Vivienne, Hilary, Sara, Martin.  And by Zoom, Trisha and Samantha Apologies: Mary Introductions and thanks to Vivienne for hosting.  David explained the background.  There had been a meeting in 1980 and then a group met between 2002 and 2004, researching… Read more »