Tuesday, 15 December 2015

Development and increased flood risk -10 reasons to be concerned


1 Eden Street Redevelopment,
2 (not to be confused with) The Old Post Office (TOPO) redevelopment,
3 The Cattle Market Redevelopment,
4 New student block opposite Wilko,
5 Sury Basin Redevelopment opposite Sainsburys,
6 Thames Side Wharf (behind John Lewis),
7 Redevelopment of the Hippodrome.
8 Gough House
9 Swan House,
10 The Dairy Crest Site

The massive Eden Walk Regeneration plans have virtually no water attenuation plans despite being in Flood Zone 3: Page 13 of the flood risk strategy states that 'resistant/resilient techniques will be incorporated into the development in line with the current recommendations from DEFRA 'Flood Resiliant Development.' This will take the form of  demountable risers/barriers on the shop doors and some of the ground floor residences. see the application here:

Eden Walk Development Application Number 15/13063
Developers: British Land
Finance Deloitte
The Kingston Residents Alliance have selected some very interesting pictures and information below,
Historic England cannot support it mainly due to unjustified harm and unsustainability: Heritage England
KRA oppose it on 4 reasons: Kingston Residents Alliance
Timescale has slipped to 18 Feb and the main DCC on 3 March 2016.
Please look at & share the 'Submission in pictures' here:submission-in-pictures
Sample response - for those short on time is here: Eden-walk-response until the deadline 17.12.15
Residents have asked for a COMBINED INFRASTRUCTURE IMPACT from the council.



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