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New consultation on Pope’s Road tower

The mayor of London’s public consultation on plans for a development including a 20-storey tower in central Brixton has re-opened. Running until 4 February, this consultation is...
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Central government to decide Windsor Grove scrapyard appeal

A senior government minister will decide the appeal against Lambeth council’s rejection of a highly unpopular plan for a scrap metal yard in a...
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Council consults on plans for major Brixton redevelopments

Three Brixton sites are among those proposed for major redevelopment by Lambeth council. Tesco on Acre Lane, Halfords, Currys and a surrounding area on Effra...
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Housing association acts after MP’s criticism

After an appeal by local MP Bell Ribeiro-Addy, a housing association has extended its notice for property guardians to leave homes on the Clapham...
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Residents prepare new fight against giant scrap yard

Campaigners against a giant new metal processing yard that would lead to an increase in very large lorries using roads in Brixton and the...
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Mayor Khan announces new consultation on Pope’s Road tower plans

London mayor Sadiq Khan today (26 November) announced the start of a public consultation on plans for a development in central Brixton including a...
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Council approves demolition to build 20 new homes at Cressingham Gardens

Lambeth council’s planning sub-committee tonight (23 November) unanimously agreed, for a second time, plans to demolish part of the Cressingham Gardens estate and build...
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Brixton Windrush pioneer honoured in new building

A former Brixton resident and member of the Windrush Generation was honoured today when a block of 50 new social housing units named after...
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Shakespeare Road flats must wait on replacement waste site

Lambeth council planning committee tonight (14 September) approved a development that would replace the Norris waste facility on Shakespeare Road just north of Railton...
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Council to decide on ‘unsuitable’ Shakespeare Road housing development

Lambeth council officers are recommending that councillors accept plans for a 218-flat development at the Brixton end of Shakespeare Road – although there is...
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Council planning committee rejects proposal for scrapyard in residential area

Lambeth council's planning committee tonight (27 July) unanimously rejected an application to build a large metal recycling plant in West Norwood. It did so on...
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Council to swerve Cressingham Gardens judicial review with new planning hearing

Lambeth council has cancelled permission for its own housing company to demolish 12 homes on the Cressingham Gardens estate, the Architects Journal reports today (23 July). The...
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MP will urge council to veto scrapyard scheme

Helen Hayes, MP for Dulwich and West Norwood, will next week personally urge a meeting of Lambeth council’s planning committee to veto a new...
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Brixton housing association wins £12m funding for new homes

Brixton-based Ekaya housing association has plans to build more than 65 new homes in South London over the next three years with £12m funding...
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MP, councillors join rally against scrap site

https://youtu.be/qPRRHOlsIzE Opponents of plans for a new scrapyard in West Norwood that would have major implications for Brixton and most of Lambeth rallied outside the...
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‘HGV threat to Brixton roads’ warning

Roads in central Brixton and around Brockwell Park could see a significant rise in heavy lorry traffic if plans for a new waste processing...