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Southwark has been developing over WW1 and WW2 CWGC War Graves without notification for years. FOCC News articles below

• Southwark has been burying over WW1 soldiers’ war graves for years – and maybe even re-using their graves. CGWC not informed.

7 July 2017

 

• Southwark Council claims archaeologists not needed for redevelopment of Victorian Cemetery

6 June 2017

 

• Are First World War graves at risk of development in the UK? FOCC appeals to CWGC for help

26 May 2017

 

• Names of missing 131 WW1 soldiers released by cemetery campaigners

25 May 2017

 

• Church of England suggests CWGC need not erect headstones for Southwark's First World War soldiers

15 May 2017

 

• Southwark didn't check for First World War soldiers' graves before starting massive cemetery redevelopment, FOI reveals

12 May 2017

 

• Buzzfeed reports: “London Councils Are Selling Private Burial Plots On Paupers' Graves”

28 April 2017

 

• Labour-led Southwark disrespecting the poor in death, building roads over their graves and destroying their memorials

22 April 2017

 

• Southwark Council hid 42 soldiers’ War Graves from public planning application

7 April 2017

 

• Southwark cutting down trees directly over graves - risking the remains of 48,000 poor dead and WW1 soldiers

24 March 2017

 

• ‘New’ Southwark burial plots are in fact over thousands of London’s dead poor

6 April 2016

 

• In Southwark the dead have no name

18 January 2016