The Local Government Boundary Commission has now opened a public consultation on the proposed changes to Islington’s ward boundaries. Further information about the changes and how to make comments can be found here [https://consultation.lgbce.org.uk/node/16235] The...
Members may know that the Islington Council Local Plan is in the process of revision. The Society’s responses to the recent consultation, on the Plan as a whole and on the Site Allocations SPD (Supplementary Planning Document) may be found here and here. Further...
The Society’s Annual General Meeting was held on Tuesday 13 November in the Town Hall. David Gibson, our Chairman, devoted much of his annual report to the challenges faced by the Society in protecting Islington’s environment. In particular, he drew...
Members may know that the Society has been closely involved in a review of Islington’s Locally Listed Buildings. These are buildings which have no statutory protection – they are not listed buildings in the usual sense – but which are regarded as valuable to the community for their architectural or historic merit. In the course of this work, we have become increasingly concerned about the state and status of the List, and whether enough, or any, attention is being paid to it when planning permissions are being considered.
The Islington Gazette has highlighted the Society’s efforts to resist the erection of new phone points by telecoms companies in the borough’s streets, adding to already excessive levels of ‘street clutter’.
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