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Central Hill residents to have their say on the future of their estate

Residents of the Central Hill estate will get the chance to have their say on the future of their estate over the coming weeks. After working with residents for the last 12 months and analysing all the alternatives available, Lambeth Council officers have recommended that full rebuilding of Central Hill is the only practical way … Continue reading

At the Heart of Lambeth: New hoardings celebrate Town Hall’s historic role

A new set of hoardings has been installed on a high-profile site in the centre of Brixton, to mark the Town Hall’s contribution to life in Lambeth over the last century. The colourful display, including posters of Town Hall events from tea dances to pantomimes, has been sited close to the Grade II listed building on Brixton Hill, … Continue reading

Business boost for West Norwood and Tulse Hill

West Norwood and Tulse Hill is set to be an even better place for business after a vote to set up a new Business Improvement District (BID). It brings the number of BIDs across Lambeth to seven. The Station to Station Business Improvement District will provide a range of services to boost local businesses including … Continue reading

Lambeth launches Equality Commission to spearhead the crusade against poverty and disadvantage

Lambeth is launching a ground-breaking new campaign to tackle the problems which still hold back people in some of the borough’s most disadvantaged communities. The Council has signed up a panel of distinguished local residents and policy experts to carry out an in-depth investigation of the causes and impact of poverty and inequality across all … Continue reading

Lambeth warning over Starter Homes plans

Government plans for Starter Homes have been strongly criticised by Lambeth Council which warns of inflated house prices and a lack of affordable homes in the borough. The council says if local planning authorities have to support starter homes at the expense of traditional affordable tenures, their ability to meet local housing need and to … Continue reading

First development management teams are chosen for Lambeth’s estate regeneration programme

Ambitious plans to provide hundreds of new homes to ease Lambeth’s housing crisis have moved a step closer, after consultants were appointed to help the Council press ahead with regeneration schemes on three council estates. With the help of residents living on Knights Walk, South Lambeth and Westbury, Lambeth Council has selected a single consortium … Continue reading

Scrutiny Committee endorses decision to redevelop Cressingham Gardens

Lambeth Council will press ahead with proposals to redevelop the Cressingham Gardens estate, providing at least 464 new homes, after senior councillors rejected a call for the decision to be reconsidered. Lambeth’s Overview and Scrutiny Committee tonight [Monday, 9 May] decided that the Council’s Cabinet should not be asked to review its decision to opt … Continue reading

Potential redevelopment of the Brixton market trader car park

Lambeth council is considering an arrangement that would combine the site currently used as car parking for the market traders (accessed off Canterbury Crescent) with the former pub site next door, currently owned and being developed by May Developments. By combining the two sites we should be able to increase the number of affordable homes, … Continue reading

Cressingham Gardens Redevelopment Approved

Lambeth Council’s Cabinet has approved a recommendation to redevelop the Cressingham Gardens estate, as part of plans to provide more and better homes for the people of the borough. At a meeting on Monday, Councillors decided that “Option 5”, full redevelopment, offered the best alternative for the future of the estate. The decision, which follows … Continue reading

Statement on Cressingham Gardens: Recommendation to Cabinet

After an extended and intensive process of consultation with residents, Lambeth Council officers have recommended that “Option 5” (Full Redevelopment) offers the best alternative for the future of the Cressingham Gardens estate. The proposal, one of five options put forward during the consultation process, would see all the 306 properties on the estate replaced with … Continue reading


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