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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05th May 2017

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Take our residents’ survey on the Estates Improvement Plan

          The Leathermarket JMB & CBS are working together to produce an Estates Improvement Plan. The aim is to produce a long term plan about how...

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08th Dec 2017

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‘Topping out’ at Marklake Court

A successful partnership – Community-led development of council-rent homes built in the shadow of the Shard Marklake Court, a community-led development by Leathermarket Community Benefit Society (CBS) in partnership with...

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29th Nov 2017

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Come along to the Lawson Residents’ Estate Improvement Plan Workshop – Wed 6th December at 7.45pm, the Roundhouse

The Leathermarket JMB & CBS are working together to produce an Estates Improvement Plan, a long term plan to meet residents’ aspirations for your estates and building new affordable homes...

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16th Nov 2017

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See the new homes designs presented at the update for planning residents’ meeting last night

At the update for planning residents’ meeting last night, Bell Phillips Architects presented the final designs to residents, prior to submission of a planning application for the new homes on...

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08th Nov 2017

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View the architect’s presentation on landscaping & materials for the CBS new homes

At a packed meeting on 27th September, Lawson Estate residents came along to view the landscape architect’s proposals for improving the communal gardens and public spaces surrounding the new homes site and provided...