The Community Plan for Holloway was initiated by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies (CCJS) with the aim of ensuring that community voices would be effectively heard. This was so that the Holloway Prison site would be redeveloped to benefit the community, meeting social needs rather than developers’ profits. In March 2019, the Community… Continue reading Putting the Community in control of the Community Plan for Holloway
Community Plan for Holloway public meeting Thursday 7 November 7.15PM to 9PM St George's Church, Crayford Road, N7 0ND The next steps in the Community Plan for Holloway You can have a say about how the Holloway prison site is designed, built and run. Since Peabody bought the site in April the Community Plan for… Continue reading Join us for a public meeting, 7 November
The campaign group Sisters Uncut have postered the hoardings around the Holloway prison site with their demands for the development, The Morning Star reports. The group's demands are: 100% social rent and 100% accessible housing Prioritised housing allocation for those impacted by state and domestic violence The Ministry of Justice should not use the money… Continue reading Campaigners set out demands for Holloway site on hoardings
THIS VACANCY IS NOW CLOSED The Community Plan for Holloway has been awarded a grant to supports its campaign for the local community to be at the heart of redevelopment plans for the former women’s prison in North London. We are looking for a person who can drive forward the Community Plan. You will be… Continue reading The Community Plan is hiring!
Holloway site update and campaign meeting Be a part of and know what is going on in your community! The Community Plan for Holloway has two events that will mark the next stages in the campaign to ensure that the development of the Holloway site meets the needs of local communities in Islington. We are… Continue reading Two public meetings coming up!
Housing campaign group Islington Homes for All (IHfA) has set out its demands for the redevelopment of the Holloway site by Peabody housing association, the Tribune reports. IHfA's demands are: The terms of the loan from the Mayor of London to be made public. A clear commitment from Peabody to consult at every stage and… Continue reading Campaign group sets out demands for Holloway site
UCL Project Presentation & Exhibition Friday 31 May from 5pm to 7:30pm Islington Town Hall Rooms 5 & 6 You are warmly invited to an interactive discussion and an opportunity to leave your feedback on proposals for the future of Holloway Prison site. In light of the local community campaign, the Bartlett School of Planning… Continue reading Reimagining the Holloway Prison Site event
The Community Plan is now an independent organisation As many of you who attended our last two public meetings will know, we have been setting up the Community Plan as a new locally-based, locally-governed organisation. To keep in touch with developments, it is really important that you sign up to a new mailing list. Up… Continue reading Important information about future updates from the Community Plan
The conditions of the £42 million loan Mayor of London Sadiq Khan gave to Peabody housing association to buy the Holloway prison site may never be revealed to the public, reports the Islington Tribune. Khan cited 'commercial sensitivities' as the reason the terms of the loan may remain secret. The loan was provided to Peabody… Continue reading Peabody loan terms may remain secret
Holding Peabody to account Last week, housing campaigner Glyn Robbins and Peabody Chief Executive Brendan Sarsfield responded in the Islington Tribune to growing concerns that Peabody won't be held to account on their Holloway prison site promises. Robbins is concerned that the site, which could have been kept in public ownership for council homes, is now in… Continue reading Latest coverage of Plan for Holloway