The residents of Cressingham Gardens based in Lambeth are facing redevelopment/regeneration/demolition in a very similar way to Ravensbury residents. We have attached it below.
Here’s a link to their letter …
Continue reading Save Cressingham Gardens have sent a very interesting open letter to their incumbent MP, Chukka Umunna…
If you’re wondering where the drive for demolition of council estates is coming from, you might like to read this report by Labour’s Lord Adonis, which spots the need to demolish existing council estates.
After reading how Circle Housing’s chairman Sir Robin Young was “vital in passing legislation that allows Councils to transfer housing stock” , you might wonder if existing residents have had the wool pulled over their eyes by certain members of Britain’s political elite …
Here’s a letter from Paul Holmes, Conservative candidate for Mitcham & Morden, indicating his support for Ravensbury residents in their fight against Circle Housing and the terrible consultation that they have endured for two years:
28 April 2015,
Dear [Ravensbury] residents,
As you will know I have been to see you and your meetings at various stages since September 2014 when you kindly invited me to talk about the plans for the demolition and regeneration of your estate.
At the first meeting I attended, I made it clear in front of Siobhain McDonagh and Cllr Stephen Alambritis that I was shocked at the way in which Merton Circle Housing and your Labour representatives were treating residents. Unfortunately, I am still shocked about developments. Continue reading We have received a letter of support from Paul Holmes (Conservative candidate) regarding our fight against Merton regen redevelopment
Labour & Lib Dem candidates give their view on Ravensbury Regen process
Here’s a short clip of Siobhain McDonagh (Labour) and Diana Coman (Lib Dems) giving their views on the Ravensbury Regen process undertaken by Circle Housing. This is from our meeting of 1st April 2015.
Siobhain McDonagh and our own Labour ward councillors seem to have appeared to be either sitting on the fence when it comes to criticising Circle Housing or even firmly sidled up to Circle’s regen reps