Category: Brandon News

Tower Block Riser & DHN Plantroom Pump Replacements – Feasibility Report

We have just been given a copy of the feasibility report for the replacement of the heating pipework. Please see the report here  

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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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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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Great Estates – Community Gardening Proposal

As part of the Great Estates (GE) programme, we are working with the GE team to get a new community gardening and organic growing space installed in the grass area behind Cooke Road. This would provide 10 new food growing plots, that members of the Brandon gardening group could apply to use and manage. Further […]

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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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Brandon History Project

We recently applied for funding to develop a history project about the Brandon and its landmark architecture. This is an outline of the project to promote the Brandon Estate as a successful and landmark piece of post-war social housing, celebrating the excellent design of the public space with significant artworks and progressive housing. The project […]

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CycleHoop Locations?

At our last TRA meeting, Nat Stevens offered to fund a CycleHoop bike locker on the Brandon, and asked us to consider potential locations. So far only two locations have been suggested, one by the motorcycle parking in the Bateman car park, and beside the Brandon library adjacent to the existing bike storage. Please see […]

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Anti-Social Behaviour on the Kennington Park Extension

We are all aware of the major disturbances that we had to endure during the summer of 2020, with noise, all night parties, and general disruption to our peaceful existence last year. With the Easter break approaching,  the easing of lockdown, and better weather on the horizon, we are expecting similar breaches and anti-social behaviour […]

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Danny Boyle movie to be filmed on the Brandon

‘Pistol’ is a film project is a 6-part TV drama directed by Danny Boyle. The drama is set in the mid 1970’s and tells the story of the Sex Pistols and the emergence of Punk Rock. Filming took place on the Brandon on the 24th March. Set to air on FX, Pistol stars Toby Wallace (Babyteeth) […]

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