Royal Mail repeats objections to unpopular scrapyard plans

Royal Mail has repeated and updated its objections to a planning application for a large scrap metal yard in West Norwood that would have...

Council seeks views of community groups on LTN consultation

Lambeth council is seeking the views of local voluntary and community organisations to help prepare its consultations on the five low traffic neighbourhoods (LTNs)...

Anti-LTN campaigners plan to raise thousands more for appeal

After having spent £35,000 of crowdfunded cash on a failed attempt to have Lambeth low traffic neighbourhoods (LTNs) ruled illegal, campaigners are now seeking...

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...

Council officers back plans for West Norwood scrap yard

Lambeth council officers are recommending that planning permission be granted for a controversial metal recycling plant that would have implications for traffic across the...

Lambeth has key role in moving planning applications online

Lambeth is one of three local authorities taking part in tests to move planning applications from paper to digital nationally. The Ministry of Housing, Communities...

High Court rejects LTN challenge

The High Court today (28 June) dismissed a legal challenge to Lambeth low traffic neighbourhoods (LTNs). It rejected all four grounds for the challenge, but...

Council repair bills ‘massively inflated’ leaseholders charge

A group of local residents who lease their homes from Lambeth council have accused it of attempting to charge them “massively inflated” bills for...

Play boost for Tulse Hill estate

A ribbon cutting ceremony for new playground on the Tulse Hill estate yesterday (1 June) marked the completion of on an £800,000 project to...

Traders petition council against Covid team ‘persecution’

Businesses around Herne Hill station have started a petition against their “persecution” by Lambeth council Covid officers. One of them is The Flower Lady, run...

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...

£3m grant to transform Brockwell Hall

Lambeth council and supporters of Brockwell Park have been granted £3.3m by the National Lottery Heritage Fund towards a project to restore the Grade...

Housing Ombudsman to investigate Lambeth council

The official Housing Ombudsman Service is to investigate Lambeth council over its failure to respond properly to a complaint from a tenant. In a report...

Lambeth Council leader Jack Hopkins steps down

Jack Hopkins, the leader of Lambeth council, announced today (10 May) that he has decided to stand down. Since being elected leader more than two...

50,000 enhanced Covid tests in Lambeth – three days still to...

More than 50,000 people in Lambeth have taken a PCR Covid test over the past 12 days of enhanced testing, and the council is urging...

National Grid pauses work on tunnel site

National Grid has withdrawn a planning application for a site in Loughborough Junction that will be used in the construction of a massive tunnel...