Plans for 32 new council homes in Greenwich were approved last night by Greenwich’s Planning Board by a 9-0 majority.
The unanimous approval will see new social housing on the site of the former Sam Manners House.
One issue is likely to be parking given the development is car-free. As we’ve seen at recently built council homes in Woolwich (covered last week) pavement parking with little enforcement is a real issue.
A parent with a disabled child has tweeted the council and council leader numerous times after failing to reach the council via telephone despite numerous attempts, and still today the same thing is happening.
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After tweeting, the council’s outsourced parking contractor Wing Parking arrived, ignored those on the pavement and left.
There are still severe issues with parking issues and dysfunctional departments that councillors are not on top of. Every report in the world on reducing car use and encouraging walking means little if this continues unabated.