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'Save Jumbo': petition against the demolition of East Greenwich's last remaining gasholder

The most visible remaining symbol of Greenwich peninsula’s industrial past is moving closer to demolition. As I understand it, the owners wish (and have permission) to demolish it for future development, Historic England have refused to list it, national government backs the developers, and Greenwich council has taken its eye off the ball by approving plans for demolition rather than upholding its own Planning Policy brief, which says… 78 more words


Save Jumbo: East Greenwich gasholder petition nears 700 signatures

A petition objecting to the demolition of east Greenwich’s historic gasholder is nearing 700 signatures just a few days after launching.

Last month, Greenwich Council planning officers approved plans to demolish the 130-year-old gasholder, which sits close to the entrance of the Blackwall Tunnel. 359 more words


Council backs demolishing Greenwich's historic gasholder

Greenwich Council planning officers have approved plans to demolish the 130-year-old gasholder that sits close to the entrance of the Blackwall Tunnel.

Onwer SGN plc, which says the gasometer is a “significant security and safety liability”, … 293 more words


Favourite Buildings: Millennium Dome

The Millennium Dome (or as it’s now mostly known The O2 Arena) was built before I moved to London, so I missed the political controversy surrounding its development and opening. 201 more words


InterContinental London – The O2 launches interactive videos to connect with international event planners

A new service for event planners has been launched by InterContinental London – The O2, following a rise in international enquiries. The Greenwich Peninsula-based hotel has teamed up with Eventopedia Media to create bespoke videos to showcase its dedicated meetings and events facilities, making it easier for event organisers to assess the hotel’s capabilities from afar. 406 more words


New threat to demolish East Greenwich's historic gasholder

East Greenwich’s historic gasholder, which has dominated the Greenwich Peninsula for 130 years, faces a new threat of demolition after owner SGN plc submitted a new application to dismantle the structure to Greenwich Council. 555 more words


East Greenwich gasholder demolition plan blocked - for now

Plans to demolish the historic gasholder which sits at the entrance to the Blackwall Tunnel have been blocked by Greenwich Council – but only temporarily. 419 more words