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Camden: What Should They Tell Us?

It's often (too often) been said that a 'Camden Consultation' is a metaphor for secrecy, or a technique to not properly listen and respond to what residents want done. A fob off. Of course this is over-simplifying or over stating the problem. There are consultations, our ward councillors do listen, and some things (b...
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Posted 29 Jun 2018

Judd Street Closed to Motor Vehicles

Next Wednesday, 27 June, at 6pm in Town Hall Committee Room 4 (the old town hall in Judd Street), there will be a public meeting with Council Leader Georgia Gould. The main agenda items are described as ‘proposed walking and cycling improvements’. They are explained in a Council paper here.   ...
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Posted 23 Jun 2018

Resident Parking Consultation

UPDATE: CA-D Controlled Parking Zone Reviews http://democracy.camden.gov.uk/mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=42336&PlanId=374 Report Available: 9 July 2018 ID Number: SC/2018/32 Decision due: 17 Jul 2018 by Cabinet Member for Improving Camden's Environment ----------------------------------------------------...
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Posted 16 Nov 2017

Flithy Air?

Do you want to know exactly what's in the air you breathe? Do you suspect that our area suffers from more pollution than we should endure?  High volumes of traffic, queuing vehicles, idling engines, displacement from  Tavistock Place.  What about the substantial construction works? They give a hefty kick to air quality....
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Posted 24 Mar 2017

Filthy Air?

Do you want to know exactly what's in the air you breathe? Do you suspect that our area suffers from more pollution than we should endure?  High volumes of traffic, queuing vehicles, idling engines, displacement from Tavistock Place.  What about the substantial construction works? They give a hefty kick to air quality. Air...
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Posted 24 Mar 2017

Tavi Cycle Track: Fate Undecided

The Camden cabinet met to make decisions on what next for the Tavistock Place cycle track.  For all sorts of reasons it’s going to a public enquiry - in part because of a procedural error by Camden, and in part because (HV guesses) it remains a hot contentious subject. You can watch the webcast of the meeting here:  http://...
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Posted 28 Feb 2017

A Message from BRAG

Over 1000 people against the trial On 21st December 2016, a group from the committee of the Bloomsbury Residents’ Action Group (BRAG) handed our petition to Councillor Sarah Hayward, Leader of Camden Council. Our petition calls for Camden Council to abandon the Tavistock-Torrington Place trial scheme, which has caused ha...
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Posted 25 Jan 2017

The Unfortunate Business with the Library etc

This is an open letter to local residents letter from residents of Great James Street: You are probably unaware that Camden Council is sponsoring a major project for the proposed wholesale redevelopment of the Holborn Library, Cockpit Yard and Johns Mews located on Theobalds Road and Northington Street.   A number of resid...
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Posted 21 Oct 2016

Tavistock Place Cycle Track

Controversial since it was first opened for a one year trial last November, the time has come to decide what happens next to the Tavistock Place two lane cycle track.  But who is it who will decide?  That task falls firmly onto the shoulders of Cllr Phil Jones. He's the cabinet member for Regeneration, Transport and Planning....
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Posted 14 Oct 2016

Guilford Street Chaos

Do you like what's happening in Guilford Street opposite Coram's's Fields?  Does the building work and traffic make you feel safe? It didn’t really matter that much when the old UCL computer centre was bought by GOSH.  It made a sort of sense - they’re expanding their estate by buying locally. The hospital engaged with us...
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Posted 6 Jun 2016