Community Plan for Holloway Report 2019-20 The year in brief The Community Plan for Holloway was launched as an independent organisation on March 30 2019 at the Emergency meeting following the public announcement that Peabody had bought the Holloway site with the support of a loan from the GLA. The first six months of the… Continue reading Annual General Report
After local consultation, public meetings and activism it was established that there is a strong desire for a Women's Building to be built on the site of the former women's prison, as a positive legacy. Islington Council have included this in their planning regulation and the developer, Peabody, have committed to build it. However the… Continue reading CPFH Women’s Building Vision Document
Peabody have announced their next consultation on the Women’s Building.It will be from 14.00 to 19.30, on Thursday March 5th, at the former prison’s visitors centre (on Parkhurst Road, opposite the Exxan garage/Islington Arts Factory). We want a landmark institution; an inter-disciplinary hub of facilities and services; accessible, inclusive and welcoming; a beacon for what’s… Continue reading Peabody’s Women’s Building Consultation
Our next public meeting MARCH 7th2pm - 4pmSt George's N7 0ND Organisations involved in the campaign will be running info stalls for 30min before and after, so arrive from 1.30pm onwards. We'll update you on all aspects of the campaign, discuss plans for the year ahead, explain the new local contacts network and detail how… Continue reading Public Meeting & AGM
The Community Plan For Holloway (CPFH) public meeting at St George’s Church on November 7th went very well. There were around 70 people in attendance and we got off to a prompt start. Will McMahon introduced the other members of the CPFH board. Then he explained that the real strength of the campaign has been… Continue reading Report from public meeting 07/11/19
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!