Category: Brandon Estate

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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Vacant Shop Unit – Maddock Way

The TRA has been working with the Great Estates team on a project to come up with some ideas to rejuvenate the Maddock Way shopping precinct. However there is one mystery that nobody in Southwark seems to be able to answer – The retail unit beside the pharmacy on Maddock Way has been neglected and […]

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Brandon Parklet Ideas

As part of the great estates initiative we are exploring ways that we might improve amenities in the Brandon, and are looking at improvements that we could make on the Maddock Way shopping parade. Ideas include the restoration of some new public art on the wall spaces, some more planting, evaluating the possibility of having […]

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Filming on the Brandon 1st – 4th September 2021

Filming of a popular Netflix series  is due to take place on the Brandon estate. Left Bank Pictures will be filming on the Brandon from Wednesday 1st September – Saturday 4th September on the Brandon. Most of the filming will be in and around the Jack Hobbs club, with some exteriors being shot too. This […]

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15 Storeys High – Sean Lock

Following the recent passing of Sean Lock, I thought I would remind everybody of the BBC sitcom ’15 Stories High’ that was filmed in a flat on the Brandon back from 2002 – 2004. The main characters are Vince Clark, a depressed, sardonic recluse played by Sean Lock, and Errol Spears, Vince’s optimistic whipping boy, played by Benedict Wong. Full details of […]

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Brighton Trip – August 2021

Brandon TRA in association with Active Communities Network and supported by United St. Saviours, organised a trip to the seaside for 114 Brandon parents & children. We booked two 57 seater coaches which left the estate at 09:00am and and departed Brighton at 3:00pm. We organised some water & fruit for everybody on the trip […]

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Susannah Oso moving on – Resident Services Contact

We received the following message from Nat Stevens, regarding Susannah Oso.   Dear All Susannah Oso is moving to another area of the Borough and her last day as Resident Services Officer for Brandon 1 and Conant and Rutley is Friday the 20th of August 2021. Susannah has worked very hard in the last couple of […]

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Summer Football Coaching on Kennington Park extension – August 2021

Nat Stevens, our area housing manager has been spending the last eight weekends on the Brandon estate, monitoring the behaviour of people using the Kennington Park extension, opposite the estate. Nat engaged with over 120 young people on the estate, and many expressed an interest in playing football over the summer break. Nat spoke with […]

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