COMPULSORY PURCHASE ORDER APPROVED FOR PART OF AYLESBURY ESTATE

On 14 November 2018, the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government confirmed Southwark council’s application for a Compulsory Purchase Order of homes on the First Development Site of the Aylesbury regeneration, says a statement from the council. Cllr Johnson Situ, cabinet member for growth, development and planning, said: “We welcome the Secretary … Continue reading COMPULSORY PURCHASE ORDER APPROVED FOR PART OF AYLESBURY ESTATE

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TRADE UNION BACKS CITY HALL PROTEST: “Guarantee residents ballots on estate demolitions – with NO conditions” say GMB

A trade union is backing people living on estates across London who are being denied the right to vote on whether they want their homes demolished - or not. GMB southern region are calling on Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and his advisers to go back to the drawing board and guarantee residents whose homes … Continue reading TRADE UNION BACKS CITY HALL PROTEST: “Guarantee residents ballots on estate demolitions – with NO conditions” say GMB

SOUTHWARK CALL FOR URGENT MEETING WITH COMMUNITIES MINISTER OVER AYLESBURY ESTATE

SOUTHWARK CALL FOR URGENT MEETING WITH COMMUNITIES MINISTER OVER AYLESBURY ESTATE   Southwark council have called on secretary of state for communities and local government Sajid Javid for a meeting to discuss the regeneration of the Aylesbury estate, following a hearing at the Royal Courts of Justice.   The hearing was the latest step in … Continue reading SOUTHWARK CALL FOR URGENT MEETING WITH COMMUNITIES MINISTER OVER AYLESBURY ESTATE

“LEASEHOLDERS HUMAN RIGHTS BREACHED” SAYS PLANNING INSPECTOR – decision could impact on ‘Homes for Lambeth’ and Croydon ‘Brick by Brick’ schemes

"LEASEHOLDERS HUMAN RIGHTS BREACHED" SAYS PLANNING INSPECTOR - decision could impact on 'Homes for Lambeth' and Croydon 'Brick by Brick' schemes   Leaseholders living on a south London council estate earmarked for redevelopment have had their human rights breached, says a planning inspector's report.   The decision could severely impact on Lambeth council's highly controversial … Continue reading “LEASEHOLDERS HUMAN RIGHTS BREACHED” SAYS PLANNING INSPECTOR – decision could impact on ‘Homes for Lambeth’ and Croydon ‘Brick by Brick’ schemes

INSPECTOR’S DECISION BACKED BY SECRETARY OF STATE

INSPECTOR'S DECISION BACKED BY SECRETARY OF STATE The inspector's decision has been backed by the Secretary of State for communities and local government Sajid Javid. "In relation to Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), the Secretary of State agrees with the inspector’s analysis of the impact on leaseholders  namely that in … Continue reading INSPECTOR’S DECISION BACKED BY SECRETARY OF STATE