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A Long History of Grenfell Tower and the Lancaster West Estate

Originally posted on Municipal Dreams:
My article for iNews on the longer history of Grenfell Tower and the Lancaster West Estate to which it belonged was published yesterday. You can read it here:  A perfect storm of disadvantage: the history of…

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Hyde Housing’s Tom Shaw sends this clarifier about yesterday’s Sackville Hotel site post

2.6.16…..It seems the report put up here yesterday struck a nerve.  An email has come in concerning what was written and it is worth reprinting here.  Please note one thing.  There is a comment in it about not getting any … Continue reading

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Sackville Hotel site: Application registration delay as submitted material declared ‘invalid’

23 December 2015…..Before a submitted planning application can be put out for public consultation, the contents are checked for presence of required details and documents by a registering planning officer.  Once everything is in order it is registered and put … Continue reading

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“Good design resolves problems and makes buildings understandable, durable, energy-efficient and affordable.”    – architect John McLean speaking at a June, 2015 Brighton & Hove Chamber of Commerce meeting

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The saving of Connaught School

24 April 2015…..Yesterday Ninka Willcock came out of the shadows, to stand front and centre in high-viz orange, as her years’ long work on behalf of the Brighton Society and her achievement in getting  Connaught School Grade 2 Listed was … Continue reading

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