Thursday, September 24, 2020

Tag: Feltham

Feltham showmen saga may be set to continue

Hounslow Feltham
They thought that their homes were safe, but a letter from Hounslow Council to residents at two showmen sites in Feltham suggests that a long-fought battle against the local authority’s new housing scheme may not yet be over...

A realisation of stark ignorance

Hounslow Council, feltham, showpeople, council
Chris Webster argues that reprieve for the showpeople in Feltham came about as their council realised it had completely misjudged them. Hounslow Council’s decision to rethink the zoning of their latest housing development is a victory for showmen nationwide - not just in Feltham. It took a year for the reversal to come about - for legislators to make the...

Victory: Feltham showmen won’t be re-housed, says council

Feltham showmen,politics, showmen
It’s a happy conclusion for Feltham showmen fighting construction of new housing development by Hounslow Council - after legislators announced their homes were safe...for now. For over a year the showmen community in Feltham has been waging an uphill battle. The west London suburb has been home to showpeople since 1905 - after a group of families put down roots in...