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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...

Homes for Lambeth chair to step down

Richard Reynolds, chair of Homes for Lambeth (HFL), the council’s wholly owned commercial subsidiary intended to build, develop and manage property, is to step...
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Council drops controversial homeless policy before court challenge

Lambeth council has reversed a controversial policy on housing for homeless people shortly before it was due to be challenged in court. The move...
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Olive Morris House demolition starts Monday

People living near Olive Morris House on Brixton Hill, the former council offices, have been invited to online consultations on its demolition after the...
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‘Progress’ on Duke of Edinburgh ahead of licensing hearing

“Significant progress” has been made in the dispute over a licence application by the Duke of Edinburgh pub on Ferndale Road, according to licence...
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Council withdraws ad hoardings plans for consultation

Plans for advertising hoardings in parks and open space across Lambeth have been withdrawn by the council after planning applications for them drew social...
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Historic Brixton pub warns that licence objections could close it

The Duke of Edinburgh pub on Ferndale Road has warned that a campaign to impose what it says are “unreasonable” licence restrictions on it...
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Council vetoes Dogstar plan for 3-storey building in yard

Lambeth council has turned down an application to build flats and a restaurant in the yard at the back of the Dogstar at the...

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Local MPs condemn benefit cut plan

Local MP Bell Ribeiro-Addy yesterday (18 January) joined Labour party leader Keir Starmer at the Brixton and Norwood Foodbank. On the same day, the MP...
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Brixton tower ‘could set precedent for more’

The Victorian Society has warned that Lambeth council’s agreement to the construction of a 20-storey tower next to Brixton’s conservation area could set a...
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XR elders’ alternative tree for Brixton

Local grandparents and elders from Extinction Rebellion will support International Youth Climate Action Day on Saturday 5 December with the message: Our Present –...

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Vacancies for pigs and volunteers

Vauxhall City Farm is one of scores of local charities heading into the unknown of a third lockdown. Simone Richardson finds out how CEO Monica...
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Brixton Village fundraiser ‘great end to a difficult year’

Brixton Village charities Compliments of the House and Re:Sole completed their fundraising fortnight with 150 trainers and enough food to feed 20 vulnerable local...

Can you help the vulnerable this Christmas?

Brixton’s Mosaic Clubhouse is fundraising to support its vulnerable members through a difficult winter. The pandemic and cold winter months mean calls to Mosaic not...

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