TWICKENHAM POOLSITE HISTORY, 2006
BIG NEWS: 5 Dec 2006 - Council Press Release on the River Centre
This confirms the Council's support for the project, as devised by the Environment Trust for Richmond upon Thames, including statement by council leader Serge Lourie. Press Release
BIG NEWS: 10 Oct 2006 - Environment Trust's River Centre for the Poolsite
In a meeting
at York House on Monday, 9 0ctober, the Council voted to include
the Environment Trust's proposed River Centre in any new scheme for
the riverside. The whole redevelopment will be subject to ongoing
discussions for the development of the T1 planning brief for the
site. The Twickenham Challenge idea will be dropped, but the other
two challengers, Busen and the Duke of Edinburgh Award Centre, will
be found accommodation elsewhere in Twickenham, possibly together.
17 Sept 2006 - NEW PROPOSALS FOR THE POOLSITEThe Twickenham Challengers present their proposals for the Public Asset:
There will be an opportunity for members of the public to express their views and pose questions for the Challengers.
Update, 1 June, 2006FINAL VERSION: Report on the Vision for Twickenham Waterfront Meeting, 20 March - The full write-up of the meeting in the Church Hall, with a brief history of the Embankment, and presentations by Council Officers, the Port of London Authority and the Thames Landscape Strategy. (.pdf, 7 pages, 124KB)
Update, 25 March 2006
At the COUNCIL
CABINET MEETING on Monday, 20 March, it was decided to
extend the consultation period for the Twickenham Challenge to
14 April. Further feedback
on the proposals is still welcome. See
below for the Challenge schemes.
16 March, 2006 - COUNCIL CABINET MEETING RE THE TWICKENHAM CHALLENGE, 7.30pm 20 March
for the Council Cabinet Meeting - see item 26 for
the Twickenham Challenge
7 March, 2006 - THE TWICKENHAM WATERFRONT - Public Meeting Called for Monday, 20 March, 8pm, St Mary's Church HallThis meeting is to discuss the state of the Embankment and proposals for its future. It is NOT about the poolsite.
In Association with the Eel Pie Island Association, Environment Trust for Richmond-on-Thames, Keep Twickenham Tidy, Richmond Environmental Centre, River Thames Society, Thames Landscape Strategy and York House Society. More details here
6 March, 2006 - Responses to Twickenham Challenge
19 February, 2006 - TWICKENHAM CHALLENGE REVEALEDThe Council has revealed details of the four candidates for the Twickenham Challenge, plus the selection criteria.
Comments on the challengers must be submitted by 5PM ON FRIDAY 3 MARCH. This is in preparation for the Council cabinet meeting on the 20th. Considering that there are over 200 pages in the various Challenge documents, this will require a pretty steep reading and assimilation process.
Council's website: Twickenham Challenge
Send feedback by 5pm Friday 3rd March to:
Twickenham Challenge Appraisal
Twickenham, TW1 3BZ
Or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Twickenham Challenge Appraisal Criteria - need to be scrutinised carefully
3 February, 2006 - Further delay for Twickenham Challenge
Online reports that there is a revised timetable for the much-delayed
Twickenham Challenge, community-led proposals for the riverside,
with a report scheduled for March Cabinet.
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