Latest press coverage and what happens now?

The council await St Modwen’s response to concerns expressed in December's meeting. Councillors are keen that St Modwen improves the centre in the meantime by issuing 'meanwhile leases' on the units. Below is this week's letter in the Newshopper from Lee Manor Society entitled ‘Will planners hear residents?’ In December's meeting Cllr Bell said he had never seen an application with so many objectors. The results of Lewisham’s consultation, which was open to all to respond with the names of individual respondents kept confidential, were For the ...

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‘Smaller Supermarket Would Be Best’

Letter in Newshopper questioning the sustainability of a large supermarket

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Greenwich Residents Not Consulted

P Richardson Letter in the Mercury: Development will affect everyone; nearby Greenwich borough residents must be consulted

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Charles Batchelor Plans ‘not good enough’

Charles Batchelor, Chairman of Lee Manor Society, 'current plans are not good enough, (St Modwen) need to think again'

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Heidi Alexander ‘Legitimate Questions Need Answers’

Mercury Newspaper publish a Letter from Heidi Alexander to St Modwen

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Don’t Waste ‘Once in a Lifetime Opportunity’

Newshopper publish letter urging best use of this ‘once in a lifetime opportunity to regenerate Leegate’ newshopper article 8.11.14  

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‘Small Traders Squeezed Out’

Article in the Mercury  

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Evening Standard: Leegate Traders Fight Loss of Small Units

Shopkeepers on 'Britain's worst high street' vow to fight plans for giant supermarket - London - News - London Evening Standard  

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Jim Malory in Evening Standard ‘Leegate is Worst Shopping Centre in England’

Evening Standard run an article on Leegate ‘the worst shopping centre in England’ Cllr Jim Mallory says ‘We need small retailers to create a niche offering to help them compete against the superstore' Susan Kinahan' from In-Sight opticians says ' this used to be a nice little hub which attracted locals' The full text of the article is presented below. You can view the original article here: BEN BRYANT Published: 10 December 2010 Grey shutters, boarded-up windows and "to let" signs — welcome to Britain's worst shopping district. The crumbling ...

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