The meeting was preceded by a walking ‘history tour’, led by Diana Cochrane, of the historic Pullens Yard, a cluster of Victorian live/work spaces which was saved from development in the late 70s, and which currently houses a dynamic mix of artists, craftspeople and small businesses. The project team began the meeting with a brief run-through of the community events they will be attending over the next few months.
This meeting took place at City & Guilds Art School – thanks to Tamiko for arranging it! Karen and Gareth gave a short presentation about the website and also the heritage project, comprising a book, research, photographs and features, in collaboration with students from the LCC, which is ongoing and will be rolled out at public events and online over the summer, before going to print at the end of the summer. The group decided that future meetings would ‘roam’ to different community venues within
The group approved the previous minutes and agreed that the main aim of our Terms of Reference were to bring local people together to share skills and bring ideas to the delivery and development of the CP feasibility study. Discussed Karen’s attendance of the Hayles TRA meetings – the January meeting was well attended, with many people asking questions about the site and a productive debate. It was emphasised that CP is a feasibility study that requires
Project leaders Karen Chung and Gareth Morris welcomed everyone to the first steering group meeting. The introduction outlined the aims of the feasibility study, which runs until October 2018. The project seeks to create smaller, greener and more ‘human’ spaces in the context of the large developments in the Elephant. Many residents are concerned about the effect of the Regeneration – loss of sunlight, wind corridors etc. Castle Place project will be phased: