In today’s Local Guardian an article reports that HUNDREDS of objections to new housing plans for Walthamstow Stadium have been submitted, according to a residents’ association. It shows that the community is united in their condemnation of L&Q’s plans for the site. This is not Saveourstow-this is local people and local businesses in total defiance of L&Q’s ill-conceived and non-viable plans.
The fact that L&Q will not comment on our calculations that show a £26m loss to the taxpayer tells you all you need to know.
L&Q are not engaging with the community. As well as local residents, the local businsses are opposed to L&Q’s plans which are costing them business and therefore jobs when there are minimal jobs in the area for local people.
Bob Morton’s plans will bring hundreds of London Living Wage jobs directly to the area and much needed trade to the area for people like Mr Huseyin Bulbul, owner of nearby Fish and Chicken in Chingford Mount Road , which in turn could enable him to employ more local people.
Just when will L&Q start listening to the people who indirectly pay their exorbitant wages?
To read the article in full please click here