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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...
Artists impression of new housing at current site of Olive Morris House building

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...
Duke of Edinburgh on Ferndale Road

‘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Plans for advertising hoardings in parks and open space across Lambeth have been withdrawn by the council after planning applications for them drew social...
Duke of Edinburgh on Ferndale Road

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...
The Dogstar and its yard from Atlantic Road and, below, plans for the proposed changes

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...

Moorlands asbestos ‘not a risk’

Residents of the Moorlands estate along Somerleyton Road behind the Barrier Block are concerned about possible asbestos in their homes following the appearance of...
St Martin's residents celebrate victory on steps of Town Hall

Victory for Brixton residents damp campaign

St Martin’s Tenant’s Residents Association has won the support of Lambeth council in their fight against damp in the estate’s homes. The council has agreed...
Picture shows damp at window of flat St Martin's estate

Residents’ damp campaign gathers momentum

Shocking levels of damp has prompted the St Martin’s Tenant’s Residents Association in Brixton to ask Lambeth council for its support in their fight...
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How an artist fell foul of the housing crisis

Fergus Matheson reports on the case of Morgan Paton, a Brixton man caught up in the housing crisis and the rules and regulations it...