This week, Hutchison Whampoa announced to the press that it has delivered its application to Lewisham Planning. Although the developer mentioned Build the Lenox as part of its remit to the community and to Deptford’s heritage in its public exhibition at the end of February, there has still been no firm commitment to include the project on the site. Deptford Is…noted that not all publications viewed the news of the planning application uncritically.
The campaigners also published in full an article from Estates Gazette written by regeneration expert Paula Hirst that was less than complimentary. Hirst is one of the candidates selected as prospective parliamentary candidate for the Lewisham Deptford seat, to replace Joan Ruddock when she steps down.
Deptford Is…Convoys Wharf plans: ‘everything that is wrong with our property industry’