Category: Leasehoilder Issues

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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Southwark housing chief quits!

Southwark cabinet minister for housing Leo Pollak has quit after it emerged he had not been transparent about a Twitter account that he managed, which slammed community groups. He has apologised to leader Cllr Kieron Williams for “a serious error of judgement that doesn’t meet the standards of openness and accountability that you would expect […]

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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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Proposed closure of doctors surgery on Maddock Way

Local ward counsellors held a public meeting on Saturday 21st December to discuss the proposed closure of doctors surgery on Maddock Way. The meeting was addressed by local MP Neil Coyle and Southwark councillors, who are lobbying to keep the surgery open, and Dr Jonty Heaversedge, the Southwark Clinical Commissioning Group’s representative. Full details are […]

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Fire Safety on Brandon Estate

Brandon Estate Fire Safety Meeting This will be an online meeting will be held on Tuesday 7th July at 19.00 – 7.00 pm. Fast Login to Meeting Here

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Resident Involvement Review Recommendations

Decision Maker: Cabinet Decision status: For Determination Is Key decision?: Yes Is subject to call in?: Yes Purpose: To note the recommendations on resident involvement and agree further consultation Decisions: RESOLVED: 1. That the recommendations of the Resident Involvement Co-design Panel and subsequent consultation feedback in relation to the council’s housing engagement and involvement framework […]

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Community Fibre Broadband

Community Fibre is currently rolling out within the whole of Southwark as well as a number of other London Borough’s, the plan includes attempting to provide a connection to the Community Fibre network to 30,000 premises in Southwark by the close of 2018. The rollout includes civil works, both on the Public Highway and within […]

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Leaseholder Issues

For far too long, leaseholders have not had a forum to unite, and ensure they get value and transparency from service charges and capital works projects. This web forum could change all this, and be a game changer for leaseholders. The Brandon estate has approximately 25% of leaseholders. Southwark does not issue a standard lease, […]

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