Twickenham Station to get Plan B?

We told you the station debate was getting up steam didn’t we? But did you listen? Did you chuff. So in case you missed it, it updated you on where the station debate had got to and why you still need to comment on Solum’s current plans. We said that just like with the Con-Dem coalition government there was no clear Plan B, but in reality there’s always some kind of Plan B on a drawing board somewhere. Well, now’s your chance to see a real Plan B for Twickenham station.

On Tuesday 18th October the Twickenham Residents Action Group, aka TRAG, are putting on an event at which an alternative set of options for developing the station will be presented to the public. The proposals will offer a lower rise alternative with a strong focus on ensuring the new station meets the needs of residents, visitors and rugby fans. They’re hoping for a decent showing to demonstrate that the Solum way is not the only way.

Details:
Public Meeting
7.30pm – 9.30pm
Tue 18th October
Clarendon Hall, York House
Twickenham

Links:
* TRAG News page
* Previous twickerati item on the plans
* LBRuT planning page. You’ll need to be quick if you still want to comment!
* Solum Regeneration

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2 responses to “Twickenham Station to get Plan B?

  1. One might argue that having that “vacuum” in a horribly expensive area makes it difficult for anyone to buy *or* sell…

  2. mountvinson

    Trouble is, I imagine their proposals will make it completely unfeasible for the developer to make any money, so they’ll likely fall flat. I’m all for getting the right development, but there’s a dangerous whiff in NIMBY about the objections. We’re running out of time to get it done before RWC2015 and there’s a complete vacuum of affordable housing in the area.