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Lambeth to raise millions from developers

Lambeth could raise £32.5m over the next five years from a new charge on developments that comes into force on October 1st. The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) allows local authorities to raise funds towards infrastructure from some new developments in a similar way to how Section 106 system currently works. Lambeth’s CIL will apply to … Continue reading

Brixton’s Electric Avenue to shine again

Iconic Electric Avenue in Brixton is set for a £2.6million boost after Lambeth Council secured Heritage Lottery Fund cash for improvements and community projects, it was announced today. The road which gained fame with Eddy Grant’s 1983 single Electric Avenue was built in the 1880s and was the first shopping street in the country to … Continue reading

Lambeth’s enterprise hub invites you: Bring your laptop and co-work with us for the day

Impact Hub Brixton, the enterprise space inside Lambeth Town Hall, marks its first six months in operation this week [Friday, 26 September], with an open day to showcase what it has to offer the borough’s would-be entrepreneurs. The Hub is inviting local freelancers, small businesses, start-ups and social ventures to spend the day at the … Continue reading

Lambeth uses Proceeds of Crime Act powers to go after planning cheats

Lambeth Council has used the Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) against a millionaire developer who illegally converted a Brixton house into flats without permission. Jerrard Knight – who is included in the Sunday Times Rich List – and his company Lexadon Ltd, have been ordered to pay more than £175,000 after renting out a property … Continue reading

New bid to tackle legal highs and anti-social behaviour in Vauxhall

Anti-social behaviour powers are being put in place by Lambeth Council and Lambeth police to tackle problems around Vauxhall’s busy nightclub scene, including groups gathering through the night and using the legal high nitrous oxide. The Dispersal Zone is being put used to boost police powers to break up the groups of partiers who have … Continue reading

New fireworks night event planned for Lambeth

Lambeth Council’s hugely popular annual fireworks display will this year be a ticketed event held on Wednesday, November 5 at Brockwell Park. Lambeth residents are being offered early access to discounted tickets so they get the best deal. And we are delighted that every child aged 16 and under will not be charged. Cllr Jane … Continue reading

Derrick Anderson to leave Lambeth council

Derrick Anderson, CBE, Chief Executive of Lambeth Council is stepping down at the end of the year. Derrick Anderson was appointed in 2006 to run the authority in what were then challenging and difficult times. Today, Lambeth is rated outstanding, in key services, and widely recognised for pioneering the cooperative council way of working with … Continue reading

Myatts Field North (MFN) – Lambeth council statement

Lambeth council takes all allegations of breaches of any health, safety and well-being legislation seriously.   We have conducted some swift and immediate enquiries into the published claims by Dr Stuart Hodkinson on behalf of Leeds University. The final report may take some weeks to compile but we are able to provide a ‘snapshot’ of … Continue reading

Brixton Recreation Centre – securing the future

Lambeth council is committing over half a million pounds to upgrading fire, health and safety measures at Brixton Rec following a condition survey of the iconic  leisure and community centre. The survey report, by Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) shows that while the core structure of the Rec, which opened in 1985, is considered to be … Continue reading

Lambeth students discover their A-level results

As young people today discovered their A-level results, Cllr Imogen Walker, Deputy Leader of Lambeth Council (Policy), paid tribute to Lambeth’s students and teachers. She said: “Today’s results are a testament to the hard work of all the talented and vibrant young people who have worked so hard to achieve success. They are a credit … Continue reading


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