Tag: Carlton Mansions

Brixton’s Somerleyton redevelopment moves ahead

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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?

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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

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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...

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  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

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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...

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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

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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

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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

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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...

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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

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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

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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’

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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

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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

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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...

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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...