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Golden Baggers trip to Turn End at Turn End Gardens

May 6, 2018 all day
The Golden baggers would like to invite GLE residents to join them on their annual trip. This year the outing is to Turn End, a beautiful house and garden created in the 1960’s by Peter and Margaret Aldington.  Visit their website for more details or …See More
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Public Meeting - CoLPAI at Sir Ralph Perring Centre

April 10, 2018 from 7pm to 9pm
The CoLPAI application was granted planning permission on 27 March.Come to the public meeting at 7pm Sir Ralph Perring Centre Tuesday 10 April to discuss options and next steps.Read more hereSee More
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CoLPAI City of London Planning and Transportation Committee Meeting at Livery Hall, Guildhall, 71 Basinghall Street

March 26, 2018 from 10am to 11:30am
City of London Planning and Transportation Committee make the final decision this coming Monday, 26 March at 10am in the Livery Hall, Guildhall. Please come and support GLERA representatives as they outline to the panel the extent of the damage caused by the overdevelopment of such a constrained site and argue the case for a deferral in order to further review the design. Our argument is for a better, more considered scheme, one that will deliver better quality housing for our future…See More
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Time Credits trip to London Transport Museum at London Transport Museum, WC2E 7BB

March 28, 2018 from 2pm to 4pm
Book via eventbrite or e-mail Roisin or call 020 8980 2691.See More
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Bernard Morgan House / The Denizen: Construction Liaison Group Meeting CHANGE OF VENUE at Tudor Rose Court

March 26, 2018 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm
We would like to invite you to the next Bernard Morgan House Construction Liaison Group meeting. The meeting has been rearranged to ensure attendance from McAleer & Rushe and is now taking place at 18:30 on Monday 26th March 2018 in the residents' room at Tudor Rose Court, 35 Fann Street, EC2Y 8DY. Signage will be in place to show you where to go. If you are running late please call our Freephone…See More
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GLERA Committee Meeting March 2018 at Ralph Perring Club

March 13, 2018 from 7pm to 8:30pm
The GLERA Committee - elected by you - meets in between general meetings. Any resident is welcome to attend the meetings, or notes will be published afterward on the website. All meetings follow the same outline agenda:1. Apologies 2. Agreement of minutes 3. Matters arising 4. Major projects 5. Maintenance and repairs 6. GLERA/CoL governance and communication 7. Quality of life/community projects 8. Any other business 9. Dates for future meetingsFind out…See More
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CoLPAI Islintgon Planning Committee meeting at Islington Town Hall

March 1, 2018 from 8pm to 10pm
Where: Council Chamber, Islington Town Hall, Upper Street N1 2UD.   When: meet 8.00pm on the steps of Islington Town Hall  The proposals are second on the agenda and scheduled to be discussed not earlier than 8.30pmMany Golden Lane Estate residents feel very strongly that the current proposals for the old Richard Cloudesley School site are not fit for purpose.Please come to the meeting!This helps show the strength of feeling among local residents (from the City and Islington as the site is…See More
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Alternative plans for CoLPAI by Fred Scott

Posted on February 13, 2018 at 11:50 0 Comments

This is a collage of 1950’s local Londoners looking at a model of my future proposal for the Richard Cloudesley / COLPAI site on the north east side of the Golden Lane Estate. It is a sketch model, a general…


MP Mark Field visits Golden Lane Estate and discusses CoLPAI

Posted on December 19, 2017 at 13:00 0 Comments

On Monday 11 December our local MP, Mark Field, visited Golden Lane Estate.

He was taken on a walkabout by Tim Godsmark, GLERA Chair and a small group of residents - Anne Corbett, Charles Humphries and Emma Matthews.

Here is the subsequent correspondence:

From GLERA, 12 December:

Dear Abhi,

It was a great pleasure to meet you yesterday. I attach a letter which summarises our concerns regarding the…


RCS CoLPAI - alternative plans

Posted on November 15, 2017 at 14:00 0 Comments

Is it possible to achieve the same amount of school and housing accommodation on the RCS site in a low to medium rise format that matches the surrounding housing?

The RSC CoLPAI GLERA sub-committee have looked at possible plans in more detail and it turns out that not only is it possible; you could achieve 15% more social housing on the site. The key is to combine the school and housing in one building which saves space. This layout would:

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Urbanism Awards 2018

Posted on November 13, 2017 at 13:30 0 Comments

Golden Lane Estate was shortlisted for an Urbanism Award 2018 in the Great Neighbourhood category alongside Byker in Newcastle and Smithfields in Dublin. Sadly we didn't win, but we did come away with a framed commendation and a very fitting poem from poet in residence,…


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