Category: Brandon Estate

Hedge Planting

Sophie & Ruth from the Southwark community garden team have arranged for some hedging whips to be delivered to our gardening group to plant a hedge around the new growing area by Royal Road, from 11:00am on Saturday 15th January. Alan Scott from Complete Ecology came along to help plant the new hedge, and brought […]

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Housing Revenue Account 2022/23 Budget Consultation

Every year Southwark Council consults residents on the headline elements of its proposed Housing Revenue Account (HRA) budget for the forthcoming year.  This year the budget includes proposals for rises in dwelling rents, tenant service charges, sheltered housing service charges, garage charges and charges for heating and hot water.  There are also proposals to make […]

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Xmas Wreath Workshop

Brandon TRA in association with Walworth CGN ran a Xmas Wreath Workshop for local residents & WCGN gardeners. The event was hugely popular, and some fantastic wreaths were created  as you will see in the gallery below. We want to say a big thank you to Peter & Anna who coordinated & led the sessions. […]

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Latino Dance Night

Brandon TRA ran a very successful Latino Dance Night for our residents on Saturday 4th December. Entertainment was provided by a Colombian DJ, Juan, and a performance by Escuela Talentos of Latin American traditional dances. We provided food & drinks, some Colombian empanadas, and a number of dishes prepared by members of the Latin American […]

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Resident Survey – Maddock Way Shopping Parade Improvements

Please take a few minutes to complete this survey about improvements on Maddock Way.   Survey link – Click here to complete the survey Please include any comments that you may have – especially about the farmers market & if you like the public art ideas. The more feedback we can provide the better. Ideas […]

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Maddock Way Regeneration

The TRA has been working with the Great Estates team to develop some ideas to improve Maddock Way. Ideas suggested so far have included the addition of seating & planting, the regeneration of derelict retail units, the installation of some public art pieces, hosting a weekend Farmers Market, replacement of the paving underfoot, improving the […]

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CGS Funding – Damaged Wooden Planters

Back in 2009, LB Southwark installed 22 wooden raised bed planters  to effectively ring fence the (Grade 1 listed) Henry Moore “Recining Figure No 3′ and protect it from the threat of metal thieves. In the interim period, the Brandon gardening group has looked after the planting within them. However, when these planters were originally […]

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Murals and Public Art on the Brandon

Probably best known for the Henry Moore, Reclining Figure No. 3,  The shopping parade had a (now lost) mural celebrating the Chartists Kennington connection by Anthony Holloway, there were other works by Holloway and Lynn Easthope, some of which have now been lost. Edward Hollamby the original estate architect was very much a fan of […]

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