August 31, 2017

ARUP alongside Southwark Council released the initial technical report on their investigations into the four Ledbury Estate tower blocks.  

Southwark (following recommendations from Independent experts brought in by residents) were urged to assess whether or n...

August 31, 2017

The London Assembly planning committee have produced a report proposing the building of new 'Off Site Construction' prefabricated new homes to meet the London housing shortage. They are urging mayor Sadiq Khan to extend his powers to kick start '21st century housing re...

August 30, 2017

The new chair of the Building Regulations and Fire Safety Inquiry Dame Judith Hackett has appeared on BBC News to discuss the ongoing investigations into Grenfell and the wider implications on tower blocks around the country. She describes it as 'inevitable' that syste...

August 29, 2017

The Southwark Liberal Democrats appealed to the Mayor of Southwark to call an Extraordinary Full Council Assembly Meeting for early September to discuss the ongoing Ledbury Estate crisis with the full panel of 64 Southwark Councillors.

Their proposal was rejected.


August 25, 2017

On Friday 25th August 2017, Gerri Scott; Strategic Director for Housing and Modernisation at Southwark Council resigned from her position, she will be serving out her notice period and leaving at the end of the year.

Read the article by Southwark News on this here:


August 24, 2017

On Wednesday 23rd August 2017, after many requests - Southwark Council finally called a meeting for residents of the Ledbury Estate tower blocks to give them an update on the crisis situation and answer residents questions.

In attendance from Southwark Council were...

August 21, 2017

In response to the demands put forward by the Ledbury Estate residents at the previous residents meeting. Southwark Council send their official response. Additionally Anthony Gold Solicitors (acting on behalf of residents) give their legal advice relating to the demand...

August 13, 2017

Following the gas being switched off on the Ledbury Estate, and the discovery that the towers had been unsafe for many years the Ledbury Action Group requested that Southwark Council call an emergency meeting for residents, to give them answers.

We were told that the Ca...

August 11, 2017

The day after residents received letters informing them that the gas was going to be switched off and that they would need to decant in the coming weeks and months, the estate was a hive of activity with media and press onsite doing live news reports, interviewing resi...

August 10, 2017

In the late afternoon of 10th August, Ledbury Estate residents received a hand-delivered letter from Southwark Council informing them that the gas was to be switched off immediately and that the council would be decanting temporarily over the coming weeks and months. 


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