Posts Categorized: Latest news

Really important planning battles that need your involvement.

Planning matters In the last email we told you about three major planning issues that affect the Inkerman Area. Here are the updates: Spring Place – Segro planned change of use – If you picked up a Camden New Journal this week you’ll see some of us standing outside the proposed depot protesting about the… Read more »

Let’s not let a commercial development wreck the area and other threats…

1. Spring Place a distribution Centre? Segro is a huge international property company – they boast they are the biggest in the UK with a capitalization of £11.7 billion. They want to open a warehouse and distribution centre at the old Addison Lee repair centre in Spring Place, the northern extension of Willes Road. Their… Read more »

January bulletin: Traffic threat, Covid help and more

The new year is starting with a bang with several major issues: Please excuse the length of this email [now posting] but, in these extraordinary times, a lot of good stuff is happening locally.  But first…  1. Advance warning of a planning application with huge implications for our area. Increased lorry traffic down Holmes Road,… Read more »

Introduction to the history pages

Before we start… please note this part of the website is still being developed. The history notes are available in sequence if you click on the Local History link to the right hand side of the page. And.. these articles are also spread through the main run of articles below. We hope to tidy this… Read more »

A short history of the area – rough draft

Please note that almost nothing here is original research and is drawn from the resources in the other page on this website of Local History Resources. Some of those need buying at Owl – by phone now – or via Abebooks for second hand copies. So this is a very compressed version to get you… Read more »