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PPCR resident drop in sessions – February 2016

PPCR Associates have been appointed as Central Hill Estate’s Independent Resident Advisors. They held their first drop in sessions with residents during the week of 8th -13th February 2016. PPCR provided the following information to explain their role:     … Continue reading

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In defence of Central Hill

Piece by Architects for Social Housing (ASH) about Central Hill Estate. “There is absolutely no reason to demolish the homes of Central Hill estate, but there are a large number of reasons not to. The first, last and most important … Continue reading

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Update – consultation events CANCELLED and decision DELAYED

It has now been announced by the Resident Engagement Panel (we have heard nothing official from Lambeth) that the consultation events in February 2016 have been cancelled. The only explanation given is that ‘they [Lambeth] are not ready’. We can’t … Continue reading

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Central Hill in The Observer today…

Great piece on Central Hill Estate by Rowan Moore in the Observer today: Housing Estates: if they aren’t broke… To add to the arguments put forward by Rowan in support of our campaign to save the estate, there is also … Continue reading

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Estate wide consultation events announced!

Lambeth have FINALLY announced dates for estate wide consultation. This will be the only opportunity for residents to see the proposed plans for the estate and make comments before Lambeth make their final decision in April 2016. They are currently … Continue reading

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Regeneration update meeting – this Saturday!

Calling all residents, neighbours, interested parties – please make sure you go along to a meeting about the Central Hill regeneration on: Saturday 17th October at 3pm at Christ Church, Gipsy Hill on Highland Road, SE19 1DP. The meeting has … Continue reading

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Central Hill Estate – Open House

On Sunday 20th September, the Central Hill Estate is taking part in Open House. This is a event taking place across London, the aim is to encourage people to explore buildings and areas of London that aren’t usually open to … Continue reading

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Event – help design a resident led plan for the estate!

This Wednesday the 29th July ‘ASH’ – Architects for Social Housing, will be running a design group for residents of Central Hill Estate. The aim is to get together as a community to develop our own proposals for the estate … Continue reading

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Deadline for final decision pushed back to December 2015

Residents have received the following letter from Cllr Matthew Bennett, Cabinet Member for Housing – dated 16th July 2015. The letter informs residents that Lambeth Council will now make a final decision on their preferred option for the estate in … Continue reading

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Report on Lambeth’s ‘steering group’ election meeting via News from Crystal Palace

STORMY MEETING AT CENTRAL HILL – Lambeth accused of ‘divide and rule’ tactics by estate’s tenants and leaseholders. A report from the meeting held on the estate on 9th June 2015 – Lambeth’s stated purpose of the meeting was to simply elect … Continue reading

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