Vodafone and Telefónica are in the process of identifying a suitable site in the Tulse Hill area for a radio base station as this would improve coverage in the area.
Please find below the details of the proposed site and the alternative site options considered and discounted in their site selection process: –
Tulse Hill North Terminal, Station Rise, Tulse Hill, London, SE27 9BW – NGR: 531935, 173178 – this is the preferred option as the site provides adequate coverage, its proposed position is considered suitable in the context for the telecommunications base station. Taking into account the development’s siting and appearance when read in its current environment, it is considered that a scheme in this location will not undermine the visual amenity of the area with minimal impact on the sky-line.
Alternative site options considered and rejected are as follows:
Akosa Event Hall, 327 Norwood Road, Tulse Hill, London, SE24 9AH – NGR: 531778, 173135 – Discounted on the basis the site provider said no.
Peabody Hill SW, Peabody Hill, Birkbeck Road, Tulse Hill, London, SE21 8JS – NGR: 532052, 173172 – Discounted due to the land identified not being adopted highways land. The owner of the private land declined to accommodate an operator.
317 Norwood Road, Herne Hill, Tulse Hill, London, SE24 9AQ – NGR: 531819, 173238 – Lambeth Council owned building. At the time of the site selection, Lambeth Council were not allowing new telecoms sites on their buildings.
Peabody Estate, Rosendale Road, Tulse Hill, London, SE24 9EE – NGR: 532029, 173679 – Site provider declined to accommodate an operator.
Rosendale Allotments, Knights Hill, Birkbeck Road, SE21 8LA – NGR: 532154, 173233 – No response from the site provider.
If you have any thoughts, concerns or comments on the above please let us know.