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Mayor Khan to decide on Popes Road tower, asks for comments

London mayor Sadiq Khan has taken over the planning application for a 20-storey tower on Pope’s Road in central Brixton and is inviting people...
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Six-year campaign over damp flats leads to council legal action

Lambeth council has started legal action against three housing associations as a result of sustained campaigning on behalf of local residents in the St...
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Pope’s Road tower: is council serious about climate change?

The Victorian Society, a charity that campaigns for historic environments, has called on London mayor Sadiq Khan to overturn Lambeth council approval of plans...
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Mayor tightens policy on tall buildings like Popes Road tower

The Architect’s Journal, the trade publication for the profession, has drawn attention to policy developments in London that could have a bearing on plans for...
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Herne Hill tenants welcome council improvement order

The London Renters Union (LRU) has welcomed Lambeth council’s announcement that it will serve an improvement notice to compel the landlord of Dorchester Court...
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Brixton Hill flats sell fast

A property company says that it recently sold half the 14 flats in a Brixton Hill development in a single week. The sales are further...
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Brixton MP urges councillors to reject ‘overbearing’ Pope’s Road tower

Local MP Helen Hayes has joined English Heritage and the Brixton Society in their continued opposition to plans for a 20-storey tower on Pope’s...
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The battle for Brixton: ‘Skyline versus people’

Plans for a 20-storey office block on Pope’s Road would be massive change in the heart of Brixton, and campaigners for and against the...
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Brixton Society and English Heritage maintain opposition to Pope’s Road tower

Lambeth council officers last night (22 October) once again gave backing to plans for a 20-storey office block tower on Pope’s Road in central...
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Pope’s Road tower ‘a white elephant of excessive size’

The Brixton Society’s objections to the second revision of plans for the proposed 20-storey office tower on Pope’s Road in central Brixton are detailed...
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Plans to Demolish Lambeth Hospital

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLAM) plan to demolish the existing Lambeth Hospital site and apply for planning permission to build a...
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Plans for 218 flats on Shakespeare Road waste site

A property developer has approached Lambeth council over plans to build 218 flats on the controversial Norris waste processing site on Shakespeare Road between...
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Council puts off Pope’s Road tower decision

Lambeth council last night deferred a decision on an application by the Amsterdam-based company AG Hondo Pope’s Road BV for a 20-storey office block...
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Council officers back Pope’s Road tower

Lambeth council officers are recommending that plans for a 20-storey office block on Pope’s Road in central Brixton be approved. Construction of the office and...
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Brixton tower: planning applicant does not own the site

AG Hondo Popes Road BV, the Amsterdam-based company seeking planning permission for a 19-storey tower on Popes Road in central Brixton, does not own...
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More new offices for Brixton

The Shakespeare Business Centre off Coldharbour Lane at the Loughborough Junction end is to be restored and rebranded as “Coldharbour Works”. Despite concerns that the...

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Brixton Palestine protests continue

Protest against Israel’s occupation of Palestine will continue in Brixton this weekend with two separate events planned. The now regular protest at the Herne Hill...
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Brixton barber fights police bid to close it

Hundreds of people have rallied to the support of a longstanding Brixton business that police are trying to close down. Sheer Perfection barbers on Ferndale...
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Government profits as children suffer

A South London primary school will today (9 June) host the launch of a campaign against a government policy that netted it more than...

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West Norwood’s global garden open again for locals

The South London Botanical Institute in West Norwood went global during lockdown, but is now welcoming visitors again, fuelled by a surge in interest...
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You can help High Trees continue to grow

A long-standing community group is appealing for funds to refurbish its home, the Saint Martin’s Learning Centre on Tulse Hill. The High Trees Community Development...
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Brixton Brewin’ ’bout that generation

Brixton Brewery today (12 May) launches a new beer, Generation Pale Ale, in aid of local charity Age UK Lambeth. Promoted by a bunch of...

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