Vauxhall Cross consultation & Our Vauxhall alternative masterplan

Transport for London is holding public consultation on the redevelopment of Vauxhall Cross.  You can fill out their survey online at this page – scroll ALL the way to the bottom: https://consultations.tfl.gov.uk/roads/vauxhall-cross When I visited the KOV Forum meeting, a lot of local residents were raising serious concerns about TfL’s proposals.  In fact, an alternative masterplan for the area has been created, and can be viewed here: http://www.ourvauxhall.com Our Vauxhall have a ‘support us’ page on their website – you can copy and paste their letter of support to Lambeth Council.  Image of the Our Vauxhall scheme below. UPDATE!! Local representatives Kate Hoey MP and Cllr Jack Hopkins have expressed their views on the proposals and they can be found by clicking here for Kate Hoey and here for Jack Hopkins.  

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Roadworks, roadworks – all around us! And then they’re going to tunnel underneath …..

Kennington Park Estate is currently an island of tranquillity surrounded by traffic chaos and lots of traffic cones, heavy machinery and people in hard hats and hi-vis jackets. Whether that tranquillity will last when tunnelling for the Northern Line Extension starts, or if Hyde’s redevelopment of the Community Centre site goes ahead, remains to be seen.   The Northern Line Extension   A shaft and head house are being constructed at Kennington Green. The work here has just started and it is anticipated that it will be a worksite for at least three years. Lots of information can be found here http://www.tfl.gov.uk/northern-line-extension.   Oval Triangle Transport for London is making a lot of changes to the roads, junctions, traffic lights, crossings and cycle superhighways all round the Oval Triangle, Harleyford Street, Kennington Park Road and Kennington Road.   The roadworks here are likely to last a year… More information at: …

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Save Vauxhall Bus Station

Save Vauxhall Bus Station  The Bus Station was opened in 2005, but less than a decade later, Lambeth Council’s Local Plan is proposing to knock down this important, award-winning, local resource and amenity as part of sorting out the gyratory system. Sign the petition to keep it at: http://www.change.org/petitions/kate-hoey-mp-boris-johnson-mayor-of-lambeth-lib-peck-lambeth-council-leader-save-vauxhall-bus-station  

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