I don’t want another supermarket, or the traffic that goes with it. I would like to see Sydenham High Street regenerate. I don’t see how this is going to happen if we keep allowing these developments.
The Bell Green site has been given over completely to shops, but for a small bit of housing. Bell Green is now a huge, mostly empty car park, full of litter.
I can’t speak about whether the 1882 gas holders are worth preserving, from a heritage point of view, as I’m not an expert in gar holders or industrial architecture. Probably something those who do the listing should decide.