Monthly Archives: February 2016

WHAT FUTURE FOR NORTH KENSINGTON LIBRARY?

The much loved North Kensington Library was the first purpose-built library in Kensington. Built in 1890 it was listed Grade II in 1984. The Library is an important part of the heritage of historic public buildings serving the working class … Continue reading

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BAD AIR DAYS – A DEEPENING CRISIS

On 25th January this year our local newspaper (now called GetWestLondon) published what was clearly meant to be a good-news item announcing the creation of green screens at Westway Sports Centre, funded by the Greater London Authority and Transport for … Continue reading

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KILL THE HOUSING BILL – NATIONAL DEMO

The Government is determined to pass a new Housing and Planning Bill that will mean the end of social housing, higher rents, less security, and less chance of a home you can afford. If passed this Bill will mean : … Continue reading

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RBKC – What Future For Social Housing?

Last week we received shocking new information related to the recent public consultation on proposed changes to some of the policies in the RBKC Local Plan (otherwise known as the Core Strategy).  It would appear that the Council has abandoned … Continue reading

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‘RENEWING THE LEGACY’ – THE BIG LIE

Continuing one of the themes that has preoccupied us recently, concerning the Council’s aspirations for a ‘scorched earth’ regeneration of the social housing estates of North Kensington, we turn now to the theoretical underpinnings of their disdain for the sixties … Continue reading

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