Tag: Cressingham Gardens

Government orders council to get on with Cressingham residents’ transfer plan

Central government has told Lambeth council that it must cooperate with a proposal to transfer the demolition-threatened Cressingham Gardens to an organisation of residents. It...

Brixton Chamber Orchestra at Cressingham Gardens

  The Cressingham Gardens Rotunda – one of the many things that makes the demolition-threatened estate special – hosted a concert by the Brixton Chamber...

Lambeth Democracy launches in run-up to election

  Groups that have been at the forefront of opposition to the policies of Lambeth council's ruling Labour party have joined forces in the “Lambeth...

Cressingham residents march for demolition ballot

More than 70 people yesterday (2 December) marched down Tulse Hill from the Cressingham Gardens estate to protest outside Lambeth Town Hall in Brixton...

New Cressingham protest as estate features in film

Residents of Cressingham Gardens – who are planning a new protest over Lambeth council’s decision to demolish their homes next to Brockwell Park –...

Council rejects accusations of financial mismanagement

Lambeth council has said there is “no basis” for accusations that it is guilty of “extensive financial mismanagement”. It said that many of the accusations...

Ritzy campaigners say housing crisis film showing ‘positive’

Workers at Brixton Ritzy cinema, whose long-running campaign to be paid the London Living wage has attracted national attention, have agreed to view in...

Campaigners accuse council of financial mismanagement

  Lambeth council’s “new town hall” project in Brixton, the Cressingham Gardens estate it plans to demolish and rebuild, and the Carnegie library are at...

Cressingham exhibition extended

Cressingham Gardens, the model housing estate overlooking Brockwell Park that Lambeth council intends to demolish, is still an open-air gallery. Cressingham resident and photographer Mark...

Cressingham Gardens resident mounts life-affirming exhibition

Cressingham Gardens, the model housing estate overlooking Brockwell Park that Lambeth council intends to demolish, is an open-air gallery this month. Cressingham resident and photographer...

£6.5m contract for next stage of Cressingham Gardens ‘regeneration’

Lambeth council is to award a multi-million contract to manage the demolition and rebuilding of the Cressingham Gardens Estate to the giant multinational consultancy,...

Council moves ahead with Cressingham plans as opponents vow to fight...

A High Court judge has rejected a challenge to Lambeth council’s plans to demolish and rebuild its Cressingham Gardens estate overlooking Brockwell Park. Residents opposed...

High Court reviews ‘profoundly unfair’ Cressingham Gardens plan

A judicial review of Lambeth council’s plan to demolish the Cressingham Gardens Estate was heard in the High Court in November. Judgement was reserved until a...

Cressingham Gardens ‘safe for now’ say campaigners’ lawyers

Lambeth council next month faces a second judicial review of its plan to demolish the Cressingham Gardens estate on Tulse Hill. It has also agreed a...

Cressingham Gardens to stage housing crisis play

Cressingham Gardens plays host to a topical play about the housing crisis facing London. The central theme is a celebration of how tenants can...

Pink protest challenges council

Protesters against Lambeth council policies rallied in Brixton’s Windrush Square today before heading to Clapham Common for a picnic. About 200 people gathered in the...

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