Southwark Council appear to be attempting to turn the Ledbury Estate towers repair/rebuild project into a massive estate-wide regeneration programme in alliance with the Old Kent Road Area Action Plan without any resident approval.
Wednesday 16th May 2018 will mark the 50th anniversary of the partial collapse of Ronan Point, a 22 storey tower block in Newham, East London. On 16th May 1968, tenant Ivy Hodge lit a match to light her gas stove, resulting in an explosion which brought down one side o...
On Friday 4th May 2018, a day after local elections, Ledbury Action Group were sent documents that were drawn up in February by Southwark Council, laying out the brief for the Options Appraisal Consultants on the next steps for the Ledbury Estate.
Residents of the Ledbury Estate towers, hoping to move into the new development at nearby Sylvan Grove, recently purchased by Southwark Council face a huge hike in monthly housing costs, including rent, service charges and council tax.