Following pressure from residents, Councillor Matthew Bennett has now announced that the final decision for Central Hill will be pushed back to September 2015.
This, along with Lambeth’s revised timeline, was confirmed to residents in a letter from him – see Letter from Cllr Bennett April 2015
Clearly it was completely unrealistic for the Council to present and meaningfully consult on options prior to their initial deadline of June.
However the tone of the letter confirms residents fears that this is really a ‘done deal’ – Councillor Bennett is continuing to claim that repair would be more costly than demolition and rebuild. Until we see evidence of this we will continue to question their rhetoric.
Further analysis and action following this letter to follow…