Kintyre Court & New Park Road residents invited to hear more about Clapham Park

clpahamparkA joint meeting organised by the Clapham Park Neighbourhood Forum and the Clapham Park TRA will take place on next Thursday 30 January from 7-8.30pm. Kintyre Court on New Park Road is part of the Clapham Park development and residents and neighbours are invited.

The topic will be on the Clapham Park Regeneration Programme, led by Metropolitan Housing. The programme will not only have a direct impact on the Clapham Park estate, which has properties in the wards of Thornton, Brixton Hill and Streatham Hill, but also has a wider implication for those who live on the periphery of the estate.

The meeting will be at the Community Resource Centre, corner of Headlam Road & Kings Avenue SW4 8HF (opposite Sainsbury’s), Councillor Diana Morris, Chair of the Neighbourhood Forum, will be chairing the meeting and there will be refreshments.

Meetings for tenants & leaseholders on Bowater, Renton and Lyham

Lambeth Living are holding meetings for leaseholders and tenants about rewiring works taking place as part of the Lambeth Housing Standard.

Renton Close Estate
18:30, 29 October, Renton Close Community Centre

Lyham Road and Bowater Close
18:00, 31 October, Clapham Youth Centre, Lyham Road

Labour secures millions for Brixton homes

Labour has secured over £100 million to improve sub-standard homes in Brixton and across Lambeth. Local Labour councillors spent months lobbying Government ministers for funding to complete upgrade works on 15,000 homes that need new windows, doors, kitchens, bathrooms and central heating to bring them up to minimum standards.

Brixton Hill Ward councillor Steve Reed wrote to Government ministers to press the case for Lambeth’s tenants. The money will come through over the next four years, although there is disappointment the Government is delaying half the funding until 2014, and the total sum available is less than half the amount needed to complete work on all substandard homes. Continue reading