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Crystal Palace Park Project: drop-in sessions this Satuday
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Tim Lund


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28-01-2014 08:28 AM



And for anyone viewing this on a small screen, it's at Anerley Town Hall, Anerley Road, between 11.00 to 17.00, with a short presentation followed by a question and answer session with the project team at 11.30, 13.00 and 15.30
13.30 and 15.30.

To find out more - http://www.thelondoncrystalpalace.com/

This post was last modified: 28-01-2014 08:29 AM by Tim Lund.

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AMFM


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29-01-2014 09:11 AM

I have to admit that I'm rather excited by all this but I do think a trick is being missed in terms of housing - even if there is no housing on the develpment itself the council shoudl think about a s.106 obligation to contribute toward the cost of new housing in the area? One would like to think this is already in their minds.

And as for a hotel - I do hope it's one that friends and family can actually afford to stay in rather than some ridiculously high end place.

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Tim Lund


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29-01-2014 05:50 PM

I assume AMFM means social housing - and I wouldn't disagree if so. But it will push up local house prices significantly, so creating that much more incentive for private investment in additional housing. Wouldn't that be nice?

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Tim Lund


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30-01-2014 11:51 AM

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I assume AMFM means social housing - and I wouldn't disagree if so. But it will push up local house prices significantly, so creating that much more incentive for private investment in additional housing. Wouldn't that be nice?


Just reread this, and I realise that 'it', where it is, might seem to refer to social housing. I meant, of course, the proposed development.

Admin - why is there just this 30 minute window for editing? The STF way seems better to me, of allowing edits, but letting readers know they have been altered, and given the posters a chance to explain why.

Also - rather more comment over on STF, e.g. this about how modern IT is transforming how consultations may be done.

This post was last modified: 30-01-2014 11:56 AM by Tim Lund.

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edd


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31-01-2014 06:09 PM

What's gonna happen to the sphinxes?

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Mayow Park


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31-01-2014 09:27 PM

Hope they'll manage a sphinx like smile. Any special smiley for that?
Confused

(Sorry, wrong log in. Not deliberate sock puppetry
Blush)

This post was last modified: 31-01-2014 09:29 PM by Mayow Park.

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Tim Lund


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05-02-2014 06:05 PM

Here's a link to the 'Inspired by the Subway' page with their filming of the presentation as given at the drop in session.

Admin, or anyone - how do I get this vimeo in a post here?

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michael


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20-02-2014 01:23 PM

There will be another Crystal Palace drop in session on 1 March 2014

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The next drop in session will be held on Saturday 1 March, 11am - 5pm in The Lodge, Crystal Palace Park.

PROJECT UPDATE: Project update at 11.30 am and 1.30pm
Talk on the history of Crystal Palace by the V&A Museum at 12.30pm and 2.30pm

'The Lodge' appears to be the tower block in the middle of the park.

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michael


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25-02-2014 01:11 PM

Apparently the shortilst of architects has been announced:
David Chipperfield Architects
Grimshaw
Haworth Tompkins Architects
Marks Barfield Architects
Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
Zaha Hadid Architects with Anish Kapoor

Looking at some of their projects this includes the people who designed the Eden Project, the Cheese Grater, the London Olympic Pool, and the New Cross Gate Overground Offices (as well as many other iconic buildings across the world).
It is hard not to be impressed with the shortlist of architects and I hope that they come up with some great ideas about the building and what should go in it.

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