Architect launches campaign to save Brixton’s International House

The celebrated architect Kate Macintosh has launched a petition to save International House from demolition. The former council office building was designed by her life...

Mayor’s DIY chain is now in museum

The Museum of London has acquired a ceremonial chain created by Councillor Philip Normal, Mayor of Lambeth, as part of its Collecting COVID initiative. Normal,...

Virtual Lambeth Country Show for 2021

Lambeth Country Show will not take place in Brockwell Park for a second year running in 2021, but Lambeth council is planning a full-scale...

Putting food at the heart of our community

A new surplus food co-ordination and distribution service commissioned by Lambeth council and run by Healthy Living Platform started work this month As soon as...

Outsourcer Serco to run Lambeth waste services

Lambeth council is set to sign the controversial outsourcing firm Serco to be its new waste contractor. The firm is heavily involved in the failing...

Council seeks partner to redevelop Pop Brixton and International House

The transformation of central Brixton will enter a new stage next week when Lambeth council’s cabinet decides on its approach to redevelopment of the...

Council protests over Covid funding snub

Lambeth council leader Jack Hopkins has protested to the government after Lambeth was left off a list of London boroughs invited to bid for...

Council ups Covid testing with infection rate ‘incredibly high’

Lambeth council is expanding its coronavirus community testing scheme to support local people who have to leave home during the current lockdown, especially those...

Skin to headline Lambeth LGBTQ+ History Month

Skin, lead singer of Skunk Anansie, solo artist, LGBTQ+ activist and all-around trailblazer, will headline this year’s Lambeth council events celebrating LGBTQ+ History Month...

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...

Council aid for EU residents to stay in Lambeth

Lambeth council is to fund local charities to advise European Union nationals living in the borough about their future status in the UK. There are...

Council begins rapid Covid tests in Brixton

Lambeth council has opened a community testing site in the town hall in Brixton for people in the borough who may have Covid-19, but...

Libraries open for gift donations as council plays Santa for Covid-hit...

All Lambeth libraries are open until 19 December for donations of toys and books for local children who might otherwise not get a Christmas...

Council welcomes top rating for Lambeth parks

Lambeth council has welcomed a top rating for the borough in a report on all parks in greater London. Parks and green spaces in Lambeth...

Brockwell Park supporters outraged at event plans

Friends of Brockwell Park (FoBP) today (27 November) expresses outrage at Lambeth council plans to exclude local people from “significant parts” of Brockwell Park...

Orange town hall to signal help for victims of gender violence

Lambeth council will mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women tomorrow (25 November) by lighting the town hall in Brixton orange. It will also...

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