Discussion in 'Brixton' started by ricbake, Mar 25, 2017.
No one did.
I beg to differ. In fact I'm rather astonished by your post because some people here staunchly defended any criticism of the firm.
This is the CGI of the proposal on the planning document:
Looks like a clone of Lexadon/Brewdog on the squint.
Meanwhile look what they got rid of at 45 Bellfield Road in 2006.
(Pictures are on Urban75 here: The Queen, 45 Bellefields Road SW9 - lost pubs of Brixton
Personally I'm sick of rotating developers gain wrecking my environment and annihilating local history.
The Squires proposal does nothing to reinstate the Victorian pleasure of the original pub at the opposite end of the terrace, and will no doubt irritate neighbouring residents enormously with wealthy vomiting patrons particularly on Sunday mornings.
Who wants to step over pools of vomit on the way to mass?
A lot of this thread has been about those who think Squires coming here is a good thing and those who are sceptical.
Even last couple of pages shows this. I had to stick up for a new poster who said something critical of Squires new plans.
So unless I'm going to have to have to get into argument based on analysing/ interpretating meanings of previous posts I would say that some thought Squires was a good thing. They refurbished an empty building, involved themselves in community. They have been criticised unfairly.
Just had a look at Cllr Ben Kind Twitter. On the right of the party. Not happy about all member meetings of Labour party in Streatham for example. Despite this giving ordinary members increased voice in local party. They are the wrong kind of new members.
The New Labour Cllrs like Kind see Squires as example of the kind of entrepreneurial capitalism with added social value they so admire. Its as my old Cllr Rachel said to me the future they see for Brixton.
There’s a difference between thinking that (on balance) something is a good thing and thinking that it will be of benefit to the wider community.
So you want to get into an argument about meanings of what posters mean.
I'm not prepared to get out my grammer/dictionary books for close textual analysis.
When I say I support Squires coming here is a good thing one is jumping to conclusions if that is interpreted as meaning that its beneficial for the community.
Sometimes I want to give up on Brixton forum.
Surely an upstanding citizen would consider benefits to the wider community first when deciding if something is a good or bad thing (on balance).
I find it distasteful to draw comparisons with Isis on this thread.
Does anyone know why it's called Canova Hall? Anything to do with the guy who created this?
Surely an even more kitsch Canova is this "neo-clasical" statue of George Washington in the Senate of North Carolina.
Surely nothing could be more apt for an up and coming district of hipsters and serfs?
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