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
On Saturday 30th March around 60 local people gathered at St George's Church in Tufnell Park for an emergency meeting to discuss the announcement that Peabody housing association had bought the Holloway prison site and would be developing it in partnership with private property developer London Square. The meeting kicked off with talks from Will… Continue reading Report of emergency meeting on 30th March
Housing association Peabody has bought the Holloway site. Peabody will be developing the land in partnership with private property developer London Square and plan to build 1,000 homes there. We're holding an emergency meeting on Saturday 30th March between 2PM and 4PM at St George's Church, Crayford Road, Tufnell Park N7 0ND for local people… Continue reading Come to our emergency meeting on Saturday 30th March!
Activists from North London Sisters Uncut and Islington Homes for All have cautiously welcomed the housing association Peabody's proposals for the redevelopment of the Holloway prison site, the Islington Tribune reports. Peabody, who bought the Holloway site last week with a loan from the Mayor of London, plan to build 1,000 homes on the site… Continue reading Campaigners cautiously welcome Peabody development
The Ministry of Justice has sold the Holloway Prison site in North London to housing association Peabody, the Islington Gazette reports. 1,000 new homes are planned for the site, and 60 per cent will be genuinely affordable, meaning they will be available at social rent, for shared ownership, or the Mayor of London's living rent.… Continue reading Peabody announced as Holloway site buyer