Tag: Carlton Mansions

Brixton’s Somerleyton redevelopment moves ahead

Redevelopment of Brixton’s Somerleyton Road took two steps forward last month with the appointment of a director to help set up a housing trust...

Is there a third way for Brixton development?

As the debate rages over the future of Brixton, Helen Reid examines the background to a redevelopment scheme that hopes to avoid both the...

Editorial: Carlton Mansions

Late on a Friday night on Coldharbour Lane these days, it’s not uncommon to stumble over twenty-somethings puking on the pavement outside the market...

END OF AN ERA: Last residents of Carlton Mansion co-op evicted...

  Thirty years of Brixton’s creative history came to an abrupt end this week when Lambeth council evicted the last residents of the Carlton Mansions...

Carlton Mansions Housing Co-operative get eviction date

Residents of Carlton Mansions Housing Cooperative have received an eviction notice despite believing they were to have a 'civilised handover' with the council. The notice...

Carlton Mansions residents call for more flexibility from Lambeth council over...

Residents of Brixton’s last 'shortlife' housing co-operative have called on Lambeth council to be more flexible over looming evictions. Members of the 30-year-old co-operative have...

Next step for £50m Somerleyton plans

BY ZOE JEWELL  Lambeth council’s decision to take on the development of Somerleyton Road itself, instead of contracting it out to a developer, was in...

Protestors brave rain to sleep out on Windrush Square

By Charlotte Latimer Twenty-five Brixtonites braved the rain on Saturday night and camped out in Windrush Square to protest against the controversial bedroom tax which...

Carlton Mansions releases statement on threatened eviction

A housing co-operative threatened with eviction has issued a statement proposing alternatives to the council. Carlton Mansions, a thirty-year-old short life housing co-operative, has suggested...

Council to decide on developer for Somerleyton Road plans in central...

By Zoe Jewell, editor A chef’s school, a gym and a community kitchen are just some of the suggestions for a major new development at...

Eviction hearings against Carlton Mansions adjourned until August

Residents of a Brixton housing co-operative threatened with eviction have been given more time to defend against the bid to remove them. A judge at...

Carlton Mansions residents in court eviction proceedings today

Residents of an historic Brixton Housing Co-operative are this morning waiting to hear if they will be evicted. A judge at Lambeth County Court,...

Private fire assessment finds Carlton Mansions risk ‘tolerable’

A fire assessment paid for by the residents at Carlton Mansions has found the risk in the building 'tolerable', putting them in a stronger...

Novelist Kathy Page on Carlton Mansions, Coldharbour Lane

By Kathy Page Carlton Mansions, on Coldharbour Lane in Brixton:  I lived there between circa 1980 and 1987, and I enjoyed telling people my address....

Lambeth Council seeks injunction against Carlton Mansions

BY ZOE JEWELL, EDITOR Lambeth council is to seek an injunction against the residents of Carlton Mansions tomorrow morning. Residents of the Carlton Mansions Housing Co-operative...

FEATURE: The creative community faced with eviction after 30 yrs in...

By Zoe Jewell, editor On one side of Coldharbour Lane, outside Granville Arcade, a couple are standing and taking a photo. The building they are...

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