Without consultation, Southwark Council has decided to scrap the 182-page planning document which sets the parameters for its redevelopment of the Aylesbury estate. The so-called Aylesbury Area Action Plan (AAAP) will instead be replaced by a 2-page ‘Area Vision and 5-page ‘site allocation’, as part of the New Southwark Plan.[Read More]
Action on Southwark's empty homes
Day of action to highlight borough's estimated 2,300 empty homes
Manor Place Depot photoshoot[Read More]
Appeal against Elephant Shopping Centre development tomorrow
Challenge against High Court on 16 and 17 March.
Campaigners to hold Rally in support[Read More]
Social Rent or Affordable Rent?
Five years on from Ombudsman's report the question mark remains.
Five years ago today, Southwark Council rejected our complaint that affordable homes secured from private developments weren’t in fact being delivered, Southwark’s Director of Planning saying ‘Southwark Council has appropriate safeguards in place and has not failed in its duties .. therefore your compliant is not upheld”.[Read More]
Wood Dene Protest against empty homes
Peckham demo to highlight the plight of the homeless
People Before Profit and Southwark Defend Council Housing (SDCH) are mounting a protest against empty homes in Southwark with a demonstration at Peckham Place 12pm Saturday the 31 October.[Read More]