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Archive for the ‘Transport’ Category

Information on HS2

by Tom Simon on 28 April, 2014

We know that many Belsize residents are concerned about HS2 and its impact on the area. Please have a look at recent copies of our email newsletter on this topic: January 2014: February 2014: March 2014: April 2014: Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with any questions about HS2. Also, […]

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HS2 meeting with Transport Minister Norman Baker

by Tom Simon on 28 April, 2011

Camden Liberal Democrats have taken the case against High Speed 2 directly to the coalition government.   Transport Spokesperson Councillor Paul Braithwaite and Belsize Councillor Tom Simon met with Liberal Democrat Transport Minister Norman Baker on Tuesday and set out the concerns of local people in Camden.   Cllr Paul Braithwaite said, “This was an important opportunity for […]

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HS2 threat to Adelaide Rd nature reserve

by Tom Simon on 28 April, 2011

The image above shows the scale of the proposed ventilation shaft. The structure is 5 storeys high, but will appear as just 2 storeys from Adelaide Rd, due to the sloping off of the land down to the railway. CLICK on the picture to see it full scale for a better view.

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February is consultation month!

by tomsimon on 24 January, 2011

Camden is running consultations on sustainability, housing and transport.   Draft Environmental Sustainability plan (closing date 20th February):—have-your-say.en  

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by tomsimon on 23 December, 2010

The high speed rail link from London to Birmingham (HS2) has a new proposed route in London – right under Fellows Rd and the Chalcot Towers. Recently I attended a briefing and Q&A session by HS2 at the Town Hall. In case you are not aware there was a previous proposed route along King Henry’s […]

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Labour-run Camden have replaced the ‘Local Area Forums’ with ‘Area Action Groups’. Aside from a new name, the only real difference is that your ward councillors receive less support in setting them up and the meetings no longer have the annual £10k budget to spend locally.

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High Speed 2 Rail Link

by tomsimon on 28 April, 2010

Many local residents in the area around King Henry’s Rd are concerned about the High Speed 2 (HS2) proposal for a fast rail link from Euston to the Midlands and North of England, which involves tunnelling under homes in our area.  While all parties support HS2 in principle, the Liberal Democrat Transport Shadow Norman Baker […]

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