Streatham Hill rail depot

Meeting: 
MQT on 2008-06-18
Session date: 
June 18, 2008
Reference: 
2008/1105
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

An environmentally damaging rail depot was built at Streatham Hill and ruled in breach of planning rules 20 months ago by Lambeth's planning committee. What action can you take to defend the interests of local residents who feel their lives and properties have been blighted by the train operating company and a pliable local Council?

Answer

Answer for Streatham Hill rail depot

Answer for Streatham Hill rail depot

Answered By: 
The Mayor

I understand that Lambeth's planning committee are due to consider this issue in the near future. I hope that a better balance can be found between the needs of local residents and the operation of the rail network in South London.