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    Weʼve raised £760 to Help fund the campaign to save the Central Hill Estate and prevent the destruction of our community and neighbourhood.

    Crystal Palace, London
    Funded on Wednesday, 20th December 2017

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    The historic Central Hill Estate was designed by Rosemary Stjernstedt under the architect Ted Hollamby, who famously put people at the heart of his designs. Finished in 1975, the estate – complete with its own nuclear bunker - was intended to preserve the skyline of the fresh air borough, providing fine views into central London as well as outside spaces for its tenants.
    After years of neglect by Lambeth Council they are now planning to demolish the estate instead of simply repairing it. To fund this, they will build more flats and houses on the estate that will be sold to raise cash for the council.
    The people who live on the estate will lose their current homes, tenants will lose their secure tenancies and leaseholders will be forced out as the new properties will not be affordable. The community will be destroyed. The impact on the local area will also be significant as Lambeth plan to at least double the number of homes on the estate.
    There IS an alternative. ASH (Architects for Social Housing) have been working with residents for almost 2 years to draft plans for our estate which would provide additional homes by building on void areas but WITHOUT demolishing a single existing home, WITHOUT destroying our trees and green spaces and WITHOUT uprooting our community.
    You can find out more about these, about our campaign and to sign our petitions on our website
    So please support our fight to save our homes and protect Crystal Palace from the developers by donating to our campaign funds.
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    facebook : Save Central Hill Community
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      • Suzanne Nagle

        Suzanne Nagle

        Jul 21, 2017

        Karen and Nicola are two of the strongest, most empowered and most able women I have met and to have to be fighting to stay in their homes and treated in this way is gut wrenching.


      • Maria Carroll

        Maria Carroll

        Jul 20, 2017


      • Megan Dobney

        Megan Dobney

        Jul 7, 2017


      • joe duggan

        joe duggan

        Jul 4, 2017

        Good luck to this fantastic bunch of campaigners who have been fighting hard to have their voice heard.


      • Siobhann Carolan

        Siobhann Carolan

        Jul 1, 2017

        Good luck.


      • Courtney Rager

        Courtney Rager

        Jul 1, 2017


      • Victorious Tesfai

        Victorious Tesfai

        Jun 28, 2017


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      Karen Bennett

      Karen Bennett

      Crystal Palace, London

      Resident and campaigner on the Central Hill Estate

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