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Money for Repairs

On the 13th January there was a full City Council meeting where Sue Pearson, your local Common Councillor, proposed a motion that the repairs programme for all the City Estates be accelerated by using some of the City’s financial reserves. The repairs programme is moving incredibly slowly even by the City’s standards with the last 5 year plan being inadequately funded while the Estates decay and tenants live in unacceptable conditions. The City has a fund called City Cash which has reserves of £2.6 billion. They have dedicated £50 million of this money to support small business during the pandemic but nothing to support residents. £37 million of this money has not been spent and Sue suggested that, as a start, it might be a good idea to redirect this to Estate repairs.At the Council meeting discussion of the motion was cut short by a point of order and the the motion to speed up repair of your Estates was lost by 75 votes to 19. A supportive councillor, Graeme Harrower, has written a…See More



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Anyone have a three-month short let in the Estate or area?

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Hello folksWe're thinking of getting some refurbishment work done on our flat in Hatfield and wondered if anyone knew of a short-let style flat we might be able to rent for 2-3 months in the…Continue

Plans for re-landscaping Baltic Street - what do you think?

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A local architect spoke to the last GLERA meeting about his proposal to relandscape Baltic Street and remove the motorcycle parking area - see the plans here: …Continue

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The nights are drawing in, there’s a little frost in the air… yes, as winter arrives, it’s time for a GLERA General Meeting! Join us on Tuesday evening at 7pm in the Ralph Perring Centre to hear…Continue

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Hi all,Does anyone have any good recommendations for external window cleaners? I foolishly had assumed that part of our grand old service charge might have included window cleaning but apparently it…Continue


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Plans for re-landscaping Baltic Street - what do you think?

Posted on February 21, 2018 at 21:42 4 Comments

At the GLERA Meeting in January, we heard from Dominique Gagnon of Jamie Fobert Architects about his suggestions to re-landscape the area under the large sycamore tree on Baltic Street West, just outside the entrance to Crescent House and Hatfield House. 

Dominique lives on Crescent Row, which fronts onto the site, and is an architect by profession. However, he's not planning to design the area himself or…


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