September 27, 2017

On Tuesday 26th September residents from the Ledbury Estate tower blocks appeared in an emotional interview with BBC London News pleading with Southwark Council for respect and to listen to their issues and concerns. 

As works begin to install a new district heating sys...

September 27, 2017

On Sunday 24th September, residents of the Ledbury Estate, supported by community housing campaigners gathered for the second time to protest against the living conditions in the four tower blocks.

The community came together once again to object to the lack of heating,...

September 20, 2017

Anthony Gold Solicitors, working on behalf of resident clients at the Ledbury Estate, formally wrote to Southwark Council's legal team (see previous post on this) informing them that they were in breach of their obligations as landlords by not providing heating.

Southwa...

September 20, 2017

Unions are rallying together in support of the residents of the Ledbury Estate and have created an emergency resolution calling for workers to mobilise in the community backing up the demands of the residents.

September 19, 2017

On 19th September, Sajid Javid: Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government announced a government green paper on social housing, citing the cracks on Ledbury Estate during his speech at the annual conference of the National Housing Federation.

Read his full...

September 19, 2017

Anthony Gold solicitors, acting on behalf of Ledbury Estate residents have begun legal action to enforce the obligations of Southwark as landlord of the four tower blocks to supply heating to residents.

Residents continue to be without any form of heating and are still...

September 19, 2017

Southwark council have now responded to the questions raised by residents and the Ledbury Action Group at the Overview & Scrutiny meeting held at Tooley Street on 11th September.

Find Southwarks response here 

The letter of 10th August has now been uploaded to the Ledbur...

September 17, 2017

On Sunday 17th September, over a month since the gas was removed

on Ledbury Estate, residents came together to protest over the lack of basic amenities in the four tower blocks. Residents have been instructed not to use fan heaters as the electricity supply cannot cope...

September 15, 2017

Ledbury Estate residents have been left in the cold as planned heating works are delayed by Southwark Council. Following the removal of gas in the four tower blocks after the discovery that it could cause them to collapse in the case of an explosion, residents were ass...

September 14, 2017

On Monday 12th September at an Overview and Scrutiny meeting held at Southwark's Tooley Street headquarters, Ledbury Estate residents raised concerns over Southwarks planned works due to start on Monday 18th September to install a new diesel-powered district heating sy...

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