The case for new Council Homes

Read the facts and figures about the need for new council-rent homes in the Leathermarket area

First 27 homes go forward for planning approval

The resident-led design for 27 new council homes on the Kipling Estate have been submitted to Southwark Council for final planning approval

Initial proposals for Joseph Lancaster nursery site

Leathermarket CBS has been working with residents on the Lawson Estate to start to develop proposals for new homes on the former Joseph Lancaster nursery

The need for new council-rent homes

Statistics on the need for new council-rent homes in the Leathermarket area.

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Personal Stories

Personal stories of people in housing need

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Details of how to get in touch with Leathermarket CBS

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We’re hiring 2 Community & Communications Managers – apply to join our team!

Salary – £33,795 – £43,404 pro-rata (depending on experience)

2 x Permanent posts (full-time, part-time or job share welcome)

Leathermarket Joint Management Board (JMB) is an established self-financing TMO that manages and maintains 1,500 homes in Bermondsey. Leathermarket Community Benefits Society (CBS) was established to deliver affordable housing on JMB estates. We are looking to expand the LCBS client team with two permanent Community & Communications Managers, to undertake a range of duties in relation to the provision of community led housing. This will include resident consultation; allocation of new build affordable homes; managing the interface, communication and coordination between the residents, affordable housing delivery team, stakeholders and JMB service areas; coordinating governance and administration; communicating the work of CBS through a range of channels.

To be successful you will need to demonstrate:

  • A track record and commitment to working with communities to provide community facilities.
  • Demonstrable track record of leading successful community consultations.
  • An understanding of the issues around the provision of affordable homes.
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong and supportive relationships with a wide range of residents, colleagues and stakeholders, (more…)

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Elim Estate Consultations

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Local Employment Opportunity

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