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A new ‘Apart Hotel’ on Lavender Hill?

Plans have been developed for an 11-room ‘apart hotel’, on part of the Battersea Business Centre.  An apart-hotel, also known as serviced apartments, is something that sits part way between a hotel room and a short term flat rental contract, … Continue reading

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Changes to the Lavender Hill / Queenstown Road junction to make it safer

Following 17 accidents at the junction in three years (nine cycles, five pedestrians and two motorbikes collided with cars!), Lambeth are spending £88,000 on some minor changes to make it safer. For cycles, this will include realigning the vehicle lanes … Continue reading

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A new type of postbox, for parcels, arrives on Lavender Hill

Lavender Hill now has a special postbox for parcels – it’s on Tipthorpe Road about half way along, next to The Crown pub, and right beside an existing letterbox (Google map of the precise location here).  It’s ideal for anyone … Continue reading

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Update: Work to start on new access to Asda

  Works are about to start in Lavender Gardens to create a new access path to Asda from the Dorothy Road – straightening the pathway and removing the steps.  We first reported on this small but helpful project back in … Continue reading

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A tax cut for (some of) Lavender Hill’s shops and restaurants

One of the bills (planned new laws) announced in the Queen’s Speech today was a plan to give a 50% discount on business rates for all independent shops, pubs restaurants and cafes in England with a ‘rateable value‘ below £51,000. … Continue reading

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Clapham Junction’s new Christmas lights – brought to you by our local traders

Clapham Junction’s got its first Christmas tree in a while, thanks to the The Junction BID (that’s Business Improvement District) – an organisation supported and funded entirely by local traders, aiming to improve the overall success of the town centre.  … Continue reading

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New entrance building proposed for Battersea Business centre

The new four storey building would fill the gap between buildings on Lavender Hill that currently accommodates the entrance and security hut – creating a proper security office, as well as three floors of open plan offices above (242 square … Continue reading

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