Community Plan for Holloway is an independent campaign working to ensure the Islington community is at the heart of plans for the redevelopment of Holloway prison.
Holloway prison in Islington, North London, closed in 2016. In March 2019 Peabody housing association bought the site with considerable subsidy from public funds.
This will be the largest development in our borough for over 30 years. Redeveloping the site offers a once in a generation opportunity to create much needed genuinely affordable homes, as well as facilities and services for the people of Islington.
The campaign is becoming a charity. In the meantime it is coordinated by an interim steering group representing a variety of local community groups. The steering group members are: