Tag: Cressingham Gardens

Library campaigners rally in Herne Hill

Lambeth libraries campaigners gathered outside Herne Hill station this morning in the hope of confronting Labour party members due to assemble there to campaign...

Libraries, Cressingham campaigners join forces

Opponents of two controversial Lambeth council plans to deal with massive government cuts to its funding will join forces today (21 March) to protest...

Council treating us with contempt, say Cressingham residents

Cressingham Gardens residents have condemned Lambeth council’s rejection of their “People’s Plan” for the estate – just five working days after receiving its 326...

No let-up for Lambeth as housing crisis grows

A  plan for the Cressingham Gardens estate prepared by its tenants is set to be rejected by Lambeth council. The difficulties presented by housing in Lambeth...

Council recommends ‘total redevelopment’ of Cressingham Gardens estate

  Lambeth council has announced that it is to press ahead with the demolition of its Cressingham Gardens estate. In a news release issued at 17.41...

‘Housing for everyone – especially the kids’

Jedidajah Otte reports on a demonstration with a difference Children and young adults marched for affordable housing in Brixton on Sunday 6 March to protest against...

Cressingham Gardens consultation starts again

Lambeth council has restarted its consultation with Cressingham Gardens residents over the future of the estate, following a High Court ruling that found the...

414 wins right to judicial review

Lambeth council planners face a new judicial review of their actions after their decisions on consultation over plans to demolish the Cressingham Gardens estate were ruled unlawful. The...

New court battle looms for council

Lambeth council faces another embarrassing court case as library campaigners plan to seek a judicial review of its decision-making and consultation of residents. The High...

Inside the Cressingham Gardens hearing

The campaign to save Cressingham Gardens, the low-rise estate overlooking Brockwell Park that is threatened with demolition and redevelopment by Lambeth council, has published...

Town hall plans get £50 million go-ahead

Lambeth councillors have given unanimous approval to their £50m ‘Your New Town Hall’ project. The move will reduce the council’s main office buildings from...

Cressingham resident shares her story as Lambeth Council approves demolition

A video of a Cressingham Gardens resident tells the story of how she arrived at the estate and how she feels her life will...

“Brixton Fightback” benefit concert for housing campaigners

A huge benefit concert is being held in Brixton next week to raise funds for local housing campaigners. “Brixton Fightback: a benefit for social housing”,...

Free arts workshops for young people in Brixton

Newly formed community arts campaign Our Brixton are recruiting young people for free arts workshops. They will be led by local rapper and playwright Potent...

‘United we stand’ says Reclaim Brixton

Protesters took to the streets to show their anger at the increasing gentrification of Brixton - but also to declare their love of the...

Protest outside Foxtons

A protest was held outside Foxtons on Brixton Road to highlight the impact soaring house prices have had on the community. The event today was...