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Housing strategy news

Two month consultation on the future of council housing closes

Published on 3 June 2013


Southwark residents have had their say on the future of council housing at over 80 events across the borough.

Improvements to Southwark Council’s repairs service

A builder drilling into a wall

Published on 11 April 2013

Southwark council tenants are getting their repairs completed first time, appointments are being kept and tenants are more satisfied with the repairs service, according to the latest figures.

‘Snow’ rest for Council staff as weekend weather keeps them busy

Cllr Barrie Hargrove with driver Jason Lockett from Conways

Published on 22 January 2013

Southwark Council staff have been busy over the weekend keeping roads and pavements safe and checking on vulnerable residents during the bad weather.

1,000 new council homes to be let to local people

Mixed housing in Southwark

Published on 1 November 2012

Southwark Council will push forward plans to build 1,000 new council homes before 2020, a significant step to address the council’s priority for delivering more affordable housing in the borough.

New interim housing repairs contractor appointed

Published on 10 August 2012

Southwark Council has announced that it has appointed Mears as its interim repairs provider for the south of the borough.

Council’s cabinet agrees way forward for multi-million pound estates

Published on 27 March 2012

After years of uncertainty, a way forward has been agreed for all six high investment need estates in Southwark, to bring about the much needed investment in social housing in the borough.

Stead Street Car Park redevelopment scheme: public consultation

Published on 27 March 2012

As part of the Heygate re-housing programme, Southwark Council has entered into a partnership with Guinness Housing Association to deliver new, affordable homes for local people.

Southwark Council awarded £40,000 to tackle rough sleeping

Published on 13 March 2012

Southwark Council has been awarded £40,000 from the GLA to help tackle rough sleeping in the borough.

Over 700 new homes approved in central London borough

Published on 13 March 2012

Southwark Council’s planning committee has granted planning permission for more than 700 new homes in the borough, 191 of which will be affordable.

Five arrested in south London raids targeting council home fraud

Published on 1 February 2012

A multi-agency operation led by the UK Border Agency saw five people arrested as part of a crackdown on council home fraud.

Half a billion pounds for council homes in Southwark

Mixed housing in Southwark

Published on 8 June 2011

The council has agreed an unprecedented amount of investment in council homes over the next five years

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