First CBS development praised as ‘showing the way for London’

The first Leathermarket CBS development, on the Kipling Estate, Weston Street SE1, has been praised by the Guardian’s Housing correspondent Dave Hill as ‘a beacon for the delivery of low-cost housing across the capital.’

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The Guardian article describes the resident-led partnership between Leathermarket CBS and Southwark Council, as part of the borough’s plans for 11,000 new council homes as ‘a victory for progress‘. It also describes the importance of Leathermarket CBS’s fundamental principle of ‘putting those most affected by housing change at the very heart of the process.

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