Loughborough Junction chitter-chatter

Discussion in 'Brixton' started by teuchter, Sep 15, 2013.

  1. bimble

    bimble noisy but small

    This is good: Its a picture of the fleet of vans that belonged to Brinkler Osborne and Young the birdseed specialists, who not only had the little shop which still bears their name but apparently were the original occupants of what is now the Shakespeare business center. (was in a tweet sent out by LJAG , crediting Lambeth Archives).
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  2. Gramsci

    Gramsci Well-Known Member

    Ive been to Sunshine Arts Xmas sale before. Worth a look. Cards etc go to fund the charity in India sunshine support. 20171118_134904.jpg
     
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  3. bimble

    bimble noisy but small

    pretty flyer.
     
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  4. teuchter

    teuchter je suis teuchter

    A reminder (Gramsci posted link a little while ago) that folk can comment on this project to improve cycling and walking routes in Lambeth. There are already quite a few comments around LJ. You can agree with existing comments or add your own. You have to sign up but all it asks for is an email address.

    What are the key routes for walking and cycling in Lambeth?
     
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  5. Gramsci

    Gramsci Well-Known Member

    I put this on Brixton threwd. It's also relevant here as planning review is looking at extending town centre of Loughborough Junction. Into Rathgar road and the south side of CHL in Loughborough Junction. I've uploaded the Council file with proposed changes.

    I've been looking at the review of the Lambeth local plan. The consultation ends 4th December. The Local plan is the planning guidelines for Lambeth. The consultation is so!it over different themes. I've just done the town centre one. Which covers Brixton and Loughborough Junction.

    It's set out well. Giving info on planning and then asking for comments. Splitting it over themes is a good idea. I like a lot of people haven't time to read whole doc. This way means main issues are consulted on.

    On Town centres issues are limit on betting shops, protecting existing long established pubs, more nightclubs are they good idea.

    Near end is question box on Lambeth bid to win Mayors borough of culture award. Worth doing this questionnaire to object to Lambeth bid.


    Lambeth Local Plan Review 2017 | Lambeth Council
     

    Attached Files:

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  6. CH1

    CH1 "Red Guard"(NLYL)

    Only spotted this in the business news earlier in November because Costcutter's wholesaler has gone bust.
    Nisa members vote in favour of £140m Co-op takeover

    It looks like in LJ Nisa/Loco will be essentially Co-op supplied privately owned grocery shops (with the option to be bought out).
    Costcutter also looks like it will be supplied by the Co-op as a wholesaler starting next year.

    Ironically all we lack is a Sainsburys - the very store that started the move to upgrade local convenience stores, then inexplicably pulled out.
     
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  7. ChrisSouth

    ChrisSouth Well-Known Member

    It wasn't inexplicable. It was well recorded here at the time that they didn't achieve the specific alcohol licence they were looking for
     
  8. bimble

    bimble noisy but small

    That shiny new retail space right on the junction is looking sad, still no takers after quite a few months and the To Let signs slumped despondently against cracked glass.
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    Huh, found the advertisement and see its being offered as three separate spaces (cheapest 22k a year) or else as the whole thing, and for sale with a 999year lease as well as for rent. It must have been looked at and rejected by loads of people by now. Seems we're not quite ready for a waitrose then.
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  9. CH1

    CH1 "Red Guard"(NLYL)

    Refresh my memory. Are you saying the Lambeth Licensing department offered them a shorter time for licensed sales that the proposed shop opening time - e.g. shop 24 hrs, but off sales 8 am - 11 pm?
     
  10. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    The flats above are described as "luxury" too. I think the developers may have a different definition of luxury compared to most.
     
  11. bimble

    bimble noisy but small

    I looked them up a while ago (the "luxury" flats above) and as far as I can remember almost all of them had sold. Must be the charming view of the traffic from the tiny metal balconies that did it.
     
  12. CH1

    CH1 "Red Guard"(NLYL)

    More likely they were sold to investors who haven't inspected them yet.
     
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  13. bimble

    bimble noisy but small

    err.. There's a new street sign on Gordon Grove and it appears somebody at Lambeth has done a typo.
    :rolleyes::facepalm:
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    (it definitely is Gordon with two o's, unless something has changed making everything else wrong apart from this new sign).
     
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  14. CH1

    CH1 "Red Guard"(NLYL)

    Perhaps this might be pone of those Lambeth ethnocentric namings (like Max Roach Park)?
    There is a third-party hopeful in Zimbabwe called Gorden Moyo. Hope he is crocodile-friendly!
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  15. bimble

    bimble noisy but small

    I've emailed the streets team at Lambeth to let them know that I think there may have been an error. :D
     
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  16. ChrisSouth

    ChrisSouth Well-Known Member

    Is it cracked glass, or is it ripples in the material that the poster is made from?
     
  17. T & P

    T & P |-o-| (-o-) |-o-|

    This reminds me of one of my favourite stories ever (and one that might resonate with editor )


    BBC News - E-mail error ends up on road sign

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  18. ddraig

    ddraig dros ben llestri

    remember it well! bastards :mad:
    shocking translations come up still
     
  19. Gramsci

    Gramsci Well-Known Member

    20171209_144437.jpg Warrior studios opposite Tescos is open this weekend.
     
  20. bimble

    bimble noisy but small

    It is indeed cracked (i checked especially the other day).
     
  21. Lizzy Mac

    Lizzy Mac Well-Known Member

    I just went to collect a package at Loco and the shutters are down with a 'temporarily closed' hand written sign up.
     
  22. Gramsci

    Gramsci Well-Known Member

    Oh dear. Wasn't there today hope everything is ok with them.
     
  23. Lizzy Mac

    Lizzy Mac Well-Known Member

    Open again now but not serving alcohol.
    I agree with you that it's a well run shop.
     
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  24. bimble

    bimble noisy but small

    Alcohol must be a really significant part of their business (just going by shelf space given to it). I hope they’ll be ok too, I like going in there its always friendly, plus the only shop round here which comes with resident cat.
     
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  25. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    Incoming hub.


     
  26. ChrisSouth

    ChrisSouth Well-Known Member

    (Stolen*) Land Rover punched through the front door of the LJ Co-Op this morning

    (* I don't know if it was stolen, but it's highly unlikely you'd use you own car if you were going to do a ram raid the local convenience store)
     
  27. CH1

    CH1 "Red Guard"(NLYL)

    Wonder if it a ram raid to get the cash machine - or just a malfunction of the hipster power-assisted steering?
     
  28. Crispy

    Crispy The following psytrance is baṉned: All

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  29. SpamMisery

    SpamMisery Pretty comfortable here right under your skin

    Is power assisted steering hipster?
     
  30. CH1

    CH1 "Red Guard"(NLYL)

    An adjective is an adjective - but you have asked the question. What is your answer?
     

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