Planning: Inclusion and Tackling Inequality in Local Planning and Regeneration Policies


The ‘Planning for inclusive communities in London’ project, supported by Trust for London, was an 18 month project running from mid- 2018 to late 2019, and run by the TCPA Read more to learn about how changes to planning policy are at the forefront of tackling inequality in our streets, towns and cities. –Credit for … Continue reading Planning: Inclusion and Tackling Inequality in Local Planning and Regeneration Policies

LSE Walworth Redevelopment Proposals Consultation


The London School of Economics (LSE) are proposing a mixed use regenereation of the warehouse on the corner of Glengall Road and Bianca Road. The development could include community and commercial uses on the ground floor, with new housing for our students above. This will be the first time that the London School of Economics … Continue reading LSE Walworth Redevelopment Proposals Consultation

Refugee Support: Notes from Southwark Borough of Sanctuary


By Chara de Lacey On Wednesday 16 October, Southwark Borough of Sanctuary held a public meeting to discuss what it would mean to make Southwark a place of sanctuary for refugees, asylum seekers and other migrant communities. The meeting involved a number of Southwark-based organisations on the front line of campaigning for refugee rights. Here … Continue reading Refugee Support: Notes from Southwark Borough of Sanctuary

Have Your Say on the Bakerloo Line Extension


You have until 22nd December 2019 to respond to the Bakerloo Line Consultation TfL are proposing to extend the Bakerloo line beyond Elephant & Castle to Lewisham, serving Old Kent Road and New Cross Gate. The extension would: Offer a new direct link into central London, with connections to every other Underground line Provide an … Continue reading Have Your Say on the Bakerloo Line Extension

Democracy Fund 2019/20 – Now Open!


A new Democracy Fund is now open for applications. The fund is part of the council’s new Empowering Communities Programme for Southwark, which makes it easier for residents to discuss and get involved with the issues that directly affect them. The Democracy Fund is part of the new Empowering Communities Programme for Southwark, where local people … Continue reading Democracy Fund 2019/20 – Now Open!

Walworth Town Hall Consultation Roundtable – 25/09/2019 Minutes


Walworth Town Hall Community space roundtable meeting #2 25.09.2019 – Inspire at St Peter’s Church Attendees: Saskia and Israfeel – Young Advisors Southwark Jon Abott – Southwark CouncilDavid Bass – TRA Dawes vice chairJames Beedell – Local residentDiane Cochrane – Local residentChris Greenwood – Louie LouieJillian Houghton – Southwark CouncilNorma Lawrence – Local residentJeremy Leach – Walworth SocietyJacob Loftus – General ProjectsMelissa McDonald – Walworth SocietyFrederic Schwass – General ProjectsGrisel Tarifa – Pembroke HouseMyles Thorpe – Community Southwark engagement officer Jonny Zander – KaizenRichard Galpin– Local resident … Continue reading Walworth Town Hall Consultation Roundtable – 25/09/2019 Minutes

Black History Month 2019


Black History Month (BHM) has been celebrated widely for many years honouring the achievements, culture and the history of black people. (Original post: southwark.gov.uk) There is a long standing commitment to continue offering the community a vibrant selection of events and activities through programmes that provide insight into the history and culture of the African, … Continue reading Black History Month 2019