Monday 21 March and Tuesday 22 March 2016 saw a number of people at the Appeal against the proposed (and passed) construction of the imaginatively-named Building 5, one of the buildings planned for the hotly-debated Jersey International Finance Centre due to be
The Planning Applications Committed have approved the new/revised planning application of Building 5 of the planned International Finance Centre on the Esplanade. SOSJ are considering requesting a Judicial Review.
Following the resignation of Mark Boleat as Chairman of SoJDC, Nicola Palois will be the new Chair of the Board of SoJDC if the recommendation of Treasury Minister is approved by the States Assembly. What is the (potential) problem?
‘The Jersey International Finance Centre as presently constituted is not considered viable and is unlikely to to even fund the cost of the underground car park needed to replace the parking on site, let alone generate the previously step return
DAY 41- DEEP DRILLING STARTS — Sample results still awaited — Load refused at La Collette due to asbestos contamination — Dust monitoring on site is now running – ‘only 2 high readings so far’ — Dust monitors for public
YESTERDAY’S SCRUTINY HEARING – SoJDC UNUSUAL ACCOUNTING, IRRITATION & ‘THAT MEETING’? Yesterday afternoon the SoJDC Chairman, Directors and three non-executive board Members gave evidence to the Corporate Service Scrutiny Panel Public Hearing in the States buildings. Here we have tried
Around 2,000 people encircled the Esplanade car park at the protest organised by Sean Power and team and shouted ‘NO!’ Drivers of passing vehicles hooted horns to show approval. Here are some more photos from the event.
MIDDLE JERSEY COMES OUT IN FORCE! A PLEA FOR COMMON SENSE – AND WHAT NOW? This perfect June afternoon, the Ring Around the Esplanade Car park protest (very well organised by Sean Power and others in the Waterfront Action Group)
SOS Jersey have known for some time that UBS were likely to sign up for part of Building 4 – the first building of six. Building work cannot proceed under the as yet unchanged Memorandum of Understanding that exists unless
The JEP have been adding articles and updates on line and today in the paper they report on the Corporate Services Scrutiny Hearing which we mentioned on Friday. The Planning Department refute the JDC’s statement that tree clearance on site
CARNAGE AT THE ESPLANADE CAR PARK – PLANNING PROCEDURE IGNORED (PLEASE SHARE). We publish photos taken this morning of the current (and we believe illegal) ‘landscaping’ taking place at the Esplanade car park which we are monitoring. Reports from the public
SOS Jersey publish the new plans submitted to the Planning Minister which are totally changed from the planned phasing. On Wednesday night (7 Jan) in the JEP, former Senator Ben Shenton listed the failings
In recognition of their longstanding and important stakeholder role with the island’s environmental and closely associated matters, Michael du Pre (SOSJ Chairman) and David Cabeldu (SOSJ Coordinator) were invited to a discussion with the Chief Minister on 18 September 2014 about
As 2014 brings us a New Year, SOSJ reports on the most worrying issue before islanders in environmental, social and financial terms. This is the hurried and unethically arranged development currently being rushed through by the States of Jersey Development
Save Our Shoreline Jersey recently carried out a straw poll ‘referendum’ of our active States members about the Finance Centre development. The poll indicated that there was very strong feeing against the impending construction of six five storey office blocks on
Save Our Shoreline Jersey submitted their third planning objection to the Finance Centre Development. The application for the 520 space underground car park has now been lodged by the States of Jersey Development Company with the Planning Department.
Following our recent submissions to the Planning Department and subsequent meeting with the Environment Minister, his Officers, the Applicant, and SOS members, we can now confirm that the Minister has added a condition to the planning consent relating to the
Friends and followers of Save Our Shoreline Jersey may be aware that for some time we have been working hard to try to save this section of the Town Heritage Sea Wall and Promenade from imminent destruction. The plans before