Tag: Cressingham Gardens

Cressingham campaigners to seek fourth judicial review

Cressingham Gardens residents are preparing to take Lambeth council to court for a fourth time in their campaign to stop demolition of the housing...

Council approves demolition to build 20 new homes at Cressingham Gardens

Lambeth council’s planning sub-committee tonight (23 November) unanimously agreed, for a second time, plans to demolish part of the Cressingham Gardens estate and build...

‘All these books need to be in schools now!’

Cressingham Gardens yesterday (28 October) played host to a Black History Month half term storytelling festival. Local Black authors of books for young people were...

Council to compensate sheltered housing residents

Lambeth council has settled out of court cases brought against it by four residents over defective building work at the listed sheltered housing scheme,...

Cressingham Gardens campaign benefit

The long-running arts project Liver & Lights will present a benefit happening for the Cressingham Gardens Fighting Fund in November. The fund has already raised more...

‘Slow torture’ for residents as council starts new Cressingham consultation

Residents campaigning to save the Cressingham Gardens council estate on Tulse Hill from demolition say they are being subjected to “slow torture” by Lambeth...

Council to swerve Cressingham Gardens judicial review with new planning hearing

Lambeth council has cancelled permission for its own housing company to demolish 12 homes on the Cressingham Gardens estate, the Architects Journal reports today (23 July). The...

Cressingham art auction to fund new legal bid to stop demolition

Photographic artist Mark Aitken is auctioning prints of his acclaimed images of residents of the Cressingham Gardens estate to help fund court action to...

Guilty plea after machine gun find

A man has pleaded guilty in court after police officers discovered a Skorpion machine pistol, a revolver and ammunition in a disused car near...

Brixton Chamber Orchestra Xmas tour dates

The Brixton Chamber Orchestra is to repeat the success of its summer tour of Lambeth with its third Christmas tour. This time there will be...

Brixton Chamber Orchestra tours housing estates

The Brixton Chamber Orchestra kicks off a free open-air socially distanced tour of seven Lambeth housing estates today (13 August). The orchestra plays music...

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 –...