from your raving correspondent, following yesterday’s post
Day three of the CPO Inquiry at the Civic Centre. First David Lewis, commissioned by Grainger, ‘heritage expert’ who didn’t think the Wards store is anything more than an ordinary old shop so not worth saving. Then Stephen Walker, of CBRE who has being doing the negotiations on behalf of Grainger to buy up all the property and evict tenants. Then Robert Fourt on questions of viability of the two rival schemes for Wards Corner. It’s hard to find problems for Grainger with their £2.8billion of assets, but he had a go at our Community Plan. He missed so many points and got so much wrong that it was a pleasure to correct him, plus we have never revealed much about our sources of funding as it’s not necessary.
Speaking of which – one of our major backers confirmed today that he has cash waiting for us to re-open our conversations with TFL re beginning our restoration scheme. And he’s speaking to his finance people about making a big investment in our plan. A great boost when we are all rather exhausted by all this.
From FLDP: Please support the Friends of Down Lane Park in our campaign to make Haringey Council deliver on their promise to improve the facilities in Down Lane Park and our call to create a greener Tottenham Hale with better access to the Tottenham Marshes.
The FDLP are calling for completion of the park’s masterplan which sets out the agreement on new facilities between the council and the community. In addition, FDLP are calling for investment in improving the existing routes to the Tottenham Marshes, and investment across the green spaces in Tottenham Hale.
The green improvements in Tottenham Hale that FDLP are calling for are: Continue reading
The conference Our Tottenham, Planning & Regeneration for the Community is now confirmed for Saturday April 6th 2013
10am-4pm @ North London Community House, 22 Moorefield Road, N17
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Have you seen Haringey Council’s ‘Tottenham Plan‘?
Local groups in Tottenham are planning a conference to bring together the key local community groups and campaigns who are affected by the Council’s ‘Tottenham Plan’ and other planning and regeneration issues. The idea is to work together and fight for our common interests, our neighborhoods our community facilities and for the needs of our communities throughout Tottenham. Continue reading