News Archive - January 2017

Southwark council prevents landlord renting out former caretaker’s storeroom as flat

A south London council has won a planning appeal to stop a local landlord renting out a flat that was 27 percent smaller than the minimum standard – and had only one proper window.

Warning goes out to estate agents as council cracks down on For Sale signs

Estate agents who cause clutter by leaving advertising boards out too long are being warned they now face fines of up to £100 a time in a crack down by Southwark Council.

Southwark leads the way in London as a Top 100 apprenticeship employer

Southwark Council has been named one of the top 100 apprenticeship employers in the country, in recognition of both its ambitious in-house scheme and its wider work with local businesses to create apprenticeships.

Council calls on Secretary of State for urgent meeting, after Judge puts Aylesbury estate judicial review back on track

Southwark Council has called on Secretary of State Sajid Javid for a meeting to discuss the regeneration of the Aylesbury estate, following a hearing at the Royal Courts of Justice.

Holocaust Memorial Day

The Worshipful the Mayor of Southwark, Councillor Kath Whittam in conjunction with IWM London will be hosting a Holocaust Memorial Day Commemorative event on Friday 27 January 2017.

Statement from council regarding situation with Divine Rescue

In response to recent stories about attempts to evict Divine Rescue from Thurlow Lodge.