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20 mph Speed Control planned on all Southwark roads

Southwark Council plans to limit speeds on all roads to 20mph.  It will be implemented on roads managed by Southwark and not those not on the Transport for London Road Network known as “red routes”.   The red routes are managed by Transport for London whose brief is to keep traffic moving.  In Southwark these TfL […]

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Current flood risk management

Here is a picture taken recently for planning on flood risk management. It represents the immediate area around Turney & Burbage Roads and the green spaces from Belair up to Herne Hill. TW/Mouchel and Southwark Council are now working up some proposals for attenuating the water flow in our area for us to review in […]

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Southwark Council meets with Residents’ Representatives to discuss the Junction of Burbage Road and Dulwich Village

 An onsite meeting was held on November 12th to review safety concerns at the Burbage Road and Dulwich Village junction. A council team, led by Councillor Barrie Hargrove, met with residents’ representatives to discuss ongoing concerns regarding the junction’s safety. The meeting had a number of positive outcomes, not least a recognition that the present […]

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Flood Risk Management

As the local lead authority for flood management, Southwark Council has a statutory responsibility to manage the flood risk in our area.  They are working closely with Thames Water and local stakeholders to identify investment opportunities to reduce the likelihood of flooding, primarily for surface water flooding to which this area is prone.   The most […]

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Community Infrastructure Levy

The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) is a tax that councils are starting to charge on new developments in their area. The money raised is used to fund a ‘Project Bank’ which will pay for additional infrastructure that local community and neighbourhoods want but that the council can’t afford. On large developments it will replace the […]