Category: Brandon Estate

TRA Committee Meeting – 16th June

Our next TRA meeting will be held on Wednesday the 16th June @ 7:00pm. Please find the Zoom link below: Ward counsellors & the Resident Services team have been invited to hear your views & answer your questions. Please use the contact form if these are any items you would like added to the agenda. Agenda to […]

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Update – Food Growing Plots

We got the following update from the GE team tasked with delivering the new growing spaces: Dear all, Thanks for your patience while we’ve liaised with contractors about the new food-growing space. We are now in a position to confirm that we can go ahead with the build and the contractor can begin in mid-June. […]

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Great Estates Update from David Suen

Please below the uddates that we requested (in black) and the responses we received from David Suen (in blue)   Gardening Strand Update on planters below tower blocks? We met on site before Easter to review planting; the job is expected to be completed next week. The plants look healthy and with the regular watering […]

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FRIDAY 16th April 2021 Estate Walkabout

Nat Stevens and local ward counsellors have proposed a walkabout on Brandon 1, 2, & 3 taking place between 17:00 – 19:00 this Friday. Observing covid regulations, this will be limited to a maximum of 6 people together at any one time. If you would like to be involved, or join this walkabout to point […]

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TRA Committee Meeting 21st April

Our next TRA meeting will be held on Wednesday the 21st April @ 7:00pm. Please find the Zoom link below: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84432419839?pwd=cDkxUnE2c3lhRG5PSWJOcjRGNFNkZz09 Ward counsellors & the Resident Services team have been invited to hear your views & answer your questions. Please use the contact form if these are any items you would like added to the agenda. Agenda […]

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Irrigation system installation – Bateman House

The gardening group have installed an irrigation system to allow the efficient watering of all the planting in the triangular bed at the front of Bateman House. This will provide water directly to the plants that have been moved into this space as part of the Great Estates refresh of estate planting. The system consists […]

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Public Art on the Brandon

This was written by Owen Hopkins, a Brandon resident for many years. When it was completed in 1960, the Brandon Estate was home to a number of public artworks. These were intended by the estate’s designers to help foster a sense of community among residents and embed the new development in the history of the […]

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Cycle Storage Lockers

There has been a lot of interest about cycle storage lockers, so we asked for some information about them  and got the following response from Dagmar Tolonen from the Highways Division: We try to install Cyclehoop hangars where possible because they can’t be used for general storage or as hiding places for drugs or weapons. […]

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Brandon Estate project with young people

Southwark Council have commissioned the organisation, ‘We Made That’ to deliver an exciting piece of work on the Brandon Estate with young people. Using innovative methods of engagement, they will be delivering a youth led review of facilities and public spaces on the Brandon Estate. This project has come out of the strategic review of […]

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