News Archive - September 2017

Southwark Council agrees to keep housing repairs line free

Southwark Council confirmed it would keep the housing repairs line free of charge. The decision came following a successful petition from Southwark Group of Tenant Organisations (SGTO) during a Cabinet Meeting which took place on Tuesday 19 September.

Exciting new play area for Peckham Rye Park

Southwark Council’s revitalisation of Peckham Rye Park is well underway; its brand new play area will have a strong focus on water play for younger children and it is the first of its kind in Southwark.

Southwark pupils return to brand new schools this autumn

Hundreds of primary school pupils from all over Southwark have been heading back to the classroom this week – in brand new or improved school buildings.

Southwark gears up to deliver hundreds more new council homes

Over the last few months, hundreds of brand new council homes on nine sites around Southwark have either been granted planning permission, or are going through the planning process, as part of the council’s unrivalled programme to build 11,000 new council homes in the borough.

Peckham photos show history of town in new book and exhibition

Residents are being invited to step back in time with a new book and exhibition showing photos of Peckham’s fascinating history.