April 27, 2018

Building and Fire Safety Industry experts have delivered an open letter to Prime Minister Theresa May, urging her to immediately change the law following the Grenfell tragedy.

Dear Prime Minister,

We are united by our resolve that a tragedy like Grenfell Tower must never...

April 22, 2018

Southwark Council’s social cleansing agenda is not just limited to council estates. Businesses in Peckham are undergoing closure and demolition too, as Southwark Council begin to clear local traders from the area ahead of their plans to regenerate the Peckham Rye train...

April 18, 2018

Back in the Autumn, the former Director of Housing for Southwark Council, Gerri Scott (now resigned) announced at a meeting with Ledbury residents that the council would be purchasing a brand new block of 80 homes exclusively for Ledbury Estate residents, and these hom...

April 17, 2018

‘Cracks In The System’ a non-profit documentary film about the Ledbury Estate, created by resident filmmaker Hannan Majid, along with Richard York of Rainbow Collective has been released and is now available to view here

The film premiered at the East End Film Festival...

April 15, 2018

Ahead of the local elections on 3rd May, the Ledbury Tenants and Residents Association held a hustings at the Ledbury Estate focused on Ledbury issues.

The hustings were attended by Cllr. Stephanie Cryan (Labour), Cllr Damian O’Brien (Liberal Democrats) and Eleanor Marg...

April 11, 2018

After holding back Type 4 Fire Risk Assessments from Ledbury residents for over 9 months, Southwark Council has come under pressure to explain why they had not shared them, after promising to do so, and blamed ‘an oversight’.

In an email to Southwark Council staff, Ledb...

April 9, 2018

On 9th April, Dame Judith Hackitt, who is leading an independent review into Building Regulations met with Ledbury Action Group members Glenn Holmes and Danielle Gregory at the Ledbury Estate’s Tenants hall.

Dame Hackitt had made reference to the Ledbury Estate in the o...

April 8, 2018

In March, the Ledbury Estate Director Mike Tyrell announced that Ledbury towers leaseholders would be offered flats on a shared equity basis at the nearby new build Sylvan Grove development, just off the Old Kent Road

The development by Hyde homes of 3 blocks, comprisin...

April 5, 2018

Following the discoveries by structural engineer firm ARUP during August 2017 that the four Ledbury Estate tower blocks do not meet the building regulations for being strong enough to withstand the force of a gas explosion, fire or extremely strong winds, the Ministry...

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