We will be showing the critically acclaimed film: Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle Refreshments and short discussion after the film Free All Welcome they will decide whether or not to proceed with the plans for demolition and redevelopment.
If you want to raise objections or concerns about the demolition of homes, businesses and community organisations or about the destruction of the local community then write to or email your local councillors, MP and the Mayor and Cabinet and let them know.
Teyfik explains: ‘The team here have worked hard to build up the business which is going really well.
We all have families to look after and bills to pay, and running this business has enabled us to do that.
Time: 6- 11pm, Free All very welcome We put in a freedoom of information request for the rental and service charge income for the blocks currently in the Achilles regeneration proposals : Austin House, Azalea House, Fenton House, 363 Maisonettes and businesses, for the past six years.
And for the amount spent on maintenance and repairs for the past six years.
Notes and Sources from the Achilles Street Stop and Listen Fact Sheet : Factsheet Notes & Sources July 2017 Here is Lewisham Councils response to our fact sheet -which doesn’t address any of the key facts 20 Lewisham Council Response As part of Open Garden Estates weekend we are inviting visitors to walk through the Achilles Street Area in the heart of New Cross, sharing and listening to the narratives and history of the area, identifying trees and wildlife, and seeing the green spaces, homes and shops that are under threat of demolition.
The walk will end at New Cross Learning for a discussion and refreshments.They have not presented any options for refurbishment.Questions asked by Achilles Street Residents at a Lewisham Council Public Meeting on November 23, 2016 – still awaiting responses with regard to the option of refurbishment, costings and structural surveys.Rent and service charge income total for the 4 blocks (for the last 6 years) £2,601,009 Repairs and Maintenance spend (for the last 6 years) £238,899 Here is a break down of the information FOI income and expenditure https://nocache=incoming-1054870#incoming-1054870 Saturday 16 September Time: 5 pm (Film starts at 5.30 ) Venue: New Cross Learning, 283-285 New Cross Road We are launching Achilles Fanzine ( 2nd print run ) Information will be available about the campaign ahead of Lewisham going to Mayor and Cabinet on 4 October ( See below).May 2016- Lewisham Council revealed its plans to redevelop the Achilles Street area.