Category: Resident Issues

Junior Gardening Launch Event

We has a successful launch of the new Junior Gardening space beside the Jack Hobbs club this Saturday. Helene & Verity ran a ‘learn & share’ event, and Giovanni brought one of his display bee hives to teach all our junior gardeners about the importance of bees as pollinators. Peter attended on behalf of 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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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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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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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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TRA Committee Meeting – 16th June

Our next TRA meeting will be held on Wednesday the 16th June @ 7:00pm. Please find the Zoom link below: 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 to […]

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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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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. This work is potentially going to cost every leaseholder £6,829.74 This report makes very worrying reading. LBS are proposing to spend £2.2 million replacing heating riser pipework on the basis of a non-intrusive visual inspection. Despite the […]

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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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