LAMBETH IN FRESH HOUSING SCANDALS

Lambeth council have scrapped their tenants and leaseholders councils replacing them with a “Residents Assembly” where LAMBETH decide who represents tenants and leaseholders on new area boards; Similar accusations surround a residents project group being set up on Central Hill estate with potential members apparently being hand-picked by Lambeth - who have banned private tenants … Continue reading LAMBETH IN FRESH HOUSING SCANDALS

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HOUSING SCANDAL THREE: “FOI REQUESTS SHOW HOMES FOR LAMBETH PLANS WILL MEAN JUST 16 EXTRA SOCIAL RENT HOMES ON CRESSINGHAM GARDENS” SAY CAMPAIGNERS (But Lambeth say different)

Campaigners say Freedom of Information requests show Homes for Lambeth plans will mean JUST 16 extra social rent homes on Cressingham Gardens estate near Brockwell park (but Lambeth say different). Similar situations will also exist on both the Central Hill and Westbury estates which Lambeth council also want to demolish as part of their Homes … Continue reading HOUSING SCANDAL THREE: “FOI REQUESTS SHOW HOMES FOR LAMBETH PLANS WILL MEAN JUST 16 EXTRA SOCIAL RENT HOMES ON CRESSINGHAM GARDENS” SAY CAMPAIGNERS (But Lambeth say different)

CORBYN SLAMS REGENERATION – COUNCILS WILL HAVE TO WIN BALLOT OF EXISTING TENANTS TO GET GO-AHEAD

CORBYN SLAMS REGENERATION - COUNCILS WILL HAVE TO WIN BALLOT OF EXISTING TENANTS TO GET GO-AHEAD Lambeth council's hugely controversial plans to demolish six estates across the borough could be scuppered - thanks to Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn. Corbyn told the Labour party conference in Brighton: "Tenants are not being listened to." He said … Continue reading CORBYN SLAMS REGENERATION – COUNCILS WILL HAVE TO WIN BALLOT OF EXISTING TENANTS TO GET GO-AHEAD

LAMBETHWATCH (WE HAVEN'T GONE AWAY. OR GIVEN UP)

LAMBETHWATCH (WE HAVEN'T GONE AWAY. OR GIVEN UP):  LAMBETH COUNCIL'S 'BLUE MOON' MOMENT Lambeth council have shelved plans for the Quietway 7 route despite them getting the go-ahead from Lambeth cabinet member Cllr Jennifer Brathwaite. Cllr Brathwaite, Lambeth's cabinet member for environment and housing,says: "The appendices that were attached to my decision do not provide … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH (WE HAVEN'T GONE AWAY. OR GIVEN UP)

ANGER OVER LAMBETH EMAIL TO CENTRAL HILL RESIDENTS – issued on day of the Grenfell disaster

 "I did not think even Lambeth council would stoop so low as to - on a day filled with the horror and grief of seeing the Grenfell Tower in Kensington burnt out costing many individuals their lives, and hundreds of families their homes - issue a promotional pamphlet by email to the residents of Central … Continue reading ANGER OVER LAMBETH EMAIL TO CENTRAL HILL RESIDENTS – issued on day of the Grenfell disaster

LAMBETH COUNCIL OFFICERS JUSTIFY THEIR REASONS FOR DEMOLISHING CENTRAL HILL ESTATE. (LOTS OF WRIGGLING…..)

Lambeth council's overview and scrutiny committee meet tonight (Wednesday)* to discuss the Central Hill estate demolition call-in. On Friday one Central Hill resident posted on facebook: THE LOVELY LAMBETH COUNCILLORS ARE ON OUR ESTATE CANVASSING FOR YOUR VOTE. YES, WE TREATED YOU WITH CONTEMPT AND VOTED TO DEMOLISH YOUR HOMES BUT VOTE FOR US AS … Continue reading LAMBETH COUNCIL OFFICERS JUSTIFY THEIR REASONS FOR DEMOLISHING CENTRAL HILL ESTATE. (LOTS OF WRIGGLING…..)

THE LAMBETH VIEWPOINT:

THE LAMBETH VIEWPOINT: From an officers report to tonight's meeting of Lambeth council's overview and scrutiny commitee*: 1.2 Lambeth is investing hundreds of millions of pounds in bringing existing council homes up to the Lambeth Housing Standard (LHS), but there exists a severe budget shortfall in the LHS programme, which has arisen in part because … Continue reading THE LAMBETH VIEWPOINT:

CENTRAL HILL DEMOLITION: 'CALL IN' MEETING ON WEDNESDAY

CENTRAL HILL DEMOLITION: 'CALL IN' MEETING ON WEDNESDAY The request to 'call in' the Lambeth council cabinet decision to demolish the Central Hill estate in Crystal Palace is to be reviewed at a meeting next Wednesday (May 3rd). Lambeth's Conservative opposition leader Cllr Tim Briggs, who has made the 'call in', is asking Lambeth's overview … Continue reading CENTRAL HILL DEMOLITION: 'CALL IN' MEETING ON WEDNESDAY

CENTRAL HILL WORK WILL TAKE TEN TO FIFTEEN YEARS

CENTRAL HILL WORK WILL TAKE TEN TO FIFTEEN YEARS - Warning to homeowners living near threatened estate / Plea to people to join campaign A warning of the 'shape of things to come' when Lambeth council start their hugely controversial demolition - and rebuilding - of the Central Hill estate, Crystal Palace has come from … Continue reading CENTRAL HILL WORK WILL TAKE TEN TO FIFTEEN YEARS

STORM OVER 'KEY GUARANTEES' LETTER TO LAMBETH COUNCIL ESTATES RESIDENTS

STORM OVER 'KEY GUARANTEES' LETTER TO LAMBETH COUNCIL ESTATES RESIDENTS   Controversial housing chief Cllr Matthew Bennett WAS within his rights to send letters to people living on two estates - including Central Hill - which Lambeth council have decided to demolish. Lambeth's Conservative opposition leader Cllr Tim Briggs wrote to a senior council officer … Continue reading STORM OVER 'KEY GUARANTEES' LETTER TO LAMBETH COUNCIL ESTATES RESIDENTS