Category: Estate Management

Great Estates – New Planting outside tower blocks

The Great Estates project to install new planting outside the tower blocks has now been completed, and handed over to our residents to look after. The planting has turned out to be smaller than the visualisations that were shared with us to indicate what the finished scheme would look like (above) so it has been […]

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Proposed New Growing Area & Issues with Wooden Planters

We have been in consultation with the Great Estates team over recent months to come up with a design for some new organic growing plots for residents to use. Last week we were presented with a proposal from Ruth & Sophie for a scheme containing 10 wooden raised be planters, as detailed here. However we […]

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Veolia – Response from Mike Greenhalf

Please see the response from Mike Greenhalf, (Waste Contract & Strategy Manager) for LBS 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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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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TRA Committee Meeting 17th March

Our next TRA meeting will be held on the 17th March @ 7:00pm. 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. 19:00 – Welcome, Guests,  & Attendance Register 19:10 – […]

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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 discussed at the Overview & Scrutiny Committee

Issues on the Brandon Estate were one of the topics being considered by the Overview & Scrutiny committee (OSC) on 2nd June 2020. Tom Lloyd (TRA chair) and five other residents joined the (video) meeting to make representations to the OSC, which included Cllr Evelyn Akoto, and ward counsellors Alice McDonald and James Coldwell. The […]

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