Category: Local Issues

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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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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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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TRA Committee Meeting – Wed 21st July

Our next TRA meeting will be held on Wednesday the 2ast July @ 7:00pm. Please find the Zoom link below: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88554754391?pwd=WSs2UHJNaG0zdittVlhtcFlpOW9nZz09 Meeting ID: 885 5475 4391 Passcode: 001975 Please use the contact form if these are any items you would like added to the agenda. Please see the Agenda – Click Here

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Great Estates Update – July 2021

We received the following update from David Suen I just wanted to keep you updated with where we are on the Great Estate project, here are the highlights: The bin storage units have been procured and I am waiting for it to be signed off. I will then award the contract and I can then […]

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Brandon Beano to Brighton – 17th August 2021

Brandon TRA are organising a trip to the seaside on Tuesday 17th August 2021. A £5 non-refundable deposit is required to secure your place. All children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult or guardian. So far we have had a fantastic response and have filled one 57 seat coach and have a waiting […]

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Heating Riser Pipe Replacement Update

Earlier this year, LBS proposed that it was necessary to replace all of the heating riser pipework to the six tower blocks which would have been a capital project estimated at £2.2m, roughly equating to £7k per property. We expressed our concerns that this proposed upgrade was based on a flawed feasibility study (view 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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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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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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