Tag: Cressingham Gardens

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...

Is the council listening? Leader Lib Peck says it is

Future Lambeth is an ambitious five-year plan for the borough. Bugle editor Linda Quinn asked council leader Lib Peck how she plans to square...

Squatters back in Brixton

A banner saying that the former Euro car parts depot at 34 Acre Lane has been squatted has appeared outside the building. It lists some of the grievances many...

Cressingham Gardens resident wins new legal review of ‘Monopoly’ demolition plans

Residents of Cressingham Gardens have been told by the High Court that they can mount a second legal challenge to Lambeth council’s plans to...

Council to press on with Cressingham Gardens rebuild

Lambeth council’s overview and scrutiny committee last night (9 May) rejected a move to reconsider its decision to demolish and rebuild the Cressingham gardens...

Our Brixton campaign launches song to raise funds

Young members of the multi-arts anti-gentrification campaign Our Brixton have written and recorded a song with community activist Potent Whisper who launched the campaign. They...