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V4D May 2022 News

Read the latest news from V4D: Communities fight back developers with ‘greener’ plans for UK housing The Decline of Public Green Space Trouble in the Housing Market View from Grove Street Entrance British Land sells half of Canada Water Masterplan to Australian Pension Fund ‘The Battle for Deptford’ World Premiere

All is not well in the property market 

A Chinese developer behind the flagship Nine Elms regeneration has sold its 50pc stake in one of the biggest projects in the area for a massive loss following disappointing demand from residents according to the Daily Telegraph. Read about it here. V4D’s plan for Convoys Wharf is a more viable solution for the site. It […]

Malcolm Ball obituary 

Malcolm Ball along with Janet Currier, Jessica Leech and others helped with the Single Regeneration Budget (SRB) major bid for Government funding. This founded Pepys Community Forum (PCF) in 1999/2000 through to 2006 (7 years). Voice4Deptford is a project of PCF. We owe our existence to Malcolm Ball. He is a sad loss to the […]

V4D April 2022 News

Read the latest news from Voice4Deptford: Support grows for re-vision of Convoys Wharf as a Centre for Innovation, Education and Research Recommendations for Design Brief from Naval Dockyard Society The University of Sheffield, Studio Urban Ecologies Deptford Peoples Heritage Activity at Convoys Wharf Deptford Adventure Playgrounds in Danger of Closure

Let’s get to 100 signatures 

We are just short of 100 signatures. Can we make it beyond 100? How many signatures do you think will be enough to show the owners of Convoys Wharf that Deptford people are behind this new plan to transform the site and put it on the map as a world leading place of innovation? Some […]

Teviot Estate: What community-led regeneration for people looks like 

With the majority of local residents backing proposals for the regeneration of the Teviot Estate, Poplar HARCA and Hill Group are leading the way in community-led urban design. We all know that revitalising districts that are in decline is a complex, long-term business. Successful urban design isn’t just a matter of creating shiny new housing […]

V4D Launches a New Vision for Convoys Wharf

Our new vision is for Convoys Wharf as a Centre for Innovation, Education and Research. This builds on Deptford’s history and culture through Heritage Led Regeneration. It takes into account the views and suggestions of Deptford people. Our aim is to offer it to Li Ka Shing, as a more forward looking and innovative proposal […]

Save Lewisham’s Adventure Playgrounds

Lewisham council are consulting until March 11th on the future of the borough’s adventure playgrounds – some of which have sadly been closed for most of the past two years. Others have lost longstanding playworkers and staff who knew local children. After the consultation, they will decide on their play strategy for the Borough. Obviously Local […]

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Voice4Deptford March 2022 newsletter

The March issue of V4D’s newsleter is now out. Read about: • Seven Years on, the development officially begins • Storm Eunice makes her mark on Convoys Wharf • Listen to Deptford • Save Lewisham Adventure Playgrounds

V4D January 2022 Newsletter

The January 2022 Newsletter contains: Invitation to the Launch of the MōSaF Map What is happening at Convoys Wharf? Community Consultation Pepys Resource Centre Urgent Repairs Learning the lessons from other London campaigns Be involved Read the newsletter

V4D December 2021 Newsletter

Here is the December issue of V4D’s newsletter. Read about the Deptford Community Assembly postponed, the latest in planning from Convoys Wharf and more.