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COMMENT ON GOLDEN LANE

A forum for comments on all aspects of Golden Lane life

659 discussions

CONSERVATION GUIDELINES

A forum for adding examples of where the Golden Lane Conservation Guidelines are being ignored

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PLANNING ISSUES AFFECTING THE ESTATE

Updates on key local projects

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SERVICES

Advertise your services. This section is open to people who live or work on the estate.

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ESTATE OFFICE ANNOUNCEMENTS

Announcements from the Estate Office. The Forum is not available for personal correspondence. Contact Estate Office staff by clicking on their names on the left.

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ITEMS FOR SALE OR RECYCLE

Personal items for sale or recycling

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GOLDEN LANE RESIDENTS' ASSOCIATION

Discussion of matters arising from GLERA.

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Latest Activity

Jane Bartlett commented on Paul Lincoln's blog post Sustainability - what would it mean for Golden Lane Estate?
"FOLLOWING UP CHRISTINE'S LINK to today's Guardian article on AQUAPONICS... If any of us are thinking that we might like to get Prior Weston and/or Waitrose or Whitecross Market involved... This is what has been achieved just over the…"
14 hours ago
Jane Bartlett commented on Paul Lincoln's blog post Sustainability - what would it mean for Golden Lane Estate?
"Christine, hello -- Paul, Jean and Sarah too [Sarah, I was talking to Rob Barker (RA Secretary) last night, specifically about this blog, so he suggested he might be slipping my contact details into your inbox sometime very soon!]  FOR…"
14 hours ago
Christine Clifford commented on Paul Lincoln's blog post Sustainability - what would it mean for Golden Lane Estate?
"Ok this might seem mad but we have allotments and we have ponds. Using the same super-strong plastic that forms the Eden project's biomes, Humble and team are effectively creating an incredibly efficient heat pocket that requires no additional…"
16 hours ago
Paul Lincoln posted a discussion
18 hours ago
Paul Lincoln replied to nathan's discussion New Building Techniques piloted on Golden Lane Estate
"I have just added a new discussion forum for listing and illustrating examples of where conservarvation guidelines are being ignored."
18 hours ago
Paul Lincoln replied to nathan's discussion Crescent house windows repairs
"Again this is in contravention of the conservation guidelines which were written specifically to stop this kind of thing happening."
19 hours ago
Paul Lincoln replied to nathan's discussion New Building Techniques piloted on Golden Lane Estate
"Why not put together a detailed catalogue of these issues? The quality of this work is almost certainly in breach of the conservation guidelines for the estate. It might be an idea to document twenty or thirty examples and then ask the conservation…"
19 hours ago
Christine Clifford commented on Paul Lincoln's blog post Sustainability - what would it mean for Golden Lane Estate?
"Thanks Paul and everyone a) for starting this blog and b) commenting. I see there are 137 views. It would be nice to think some of those viewing are interested too. If we are going to help get things moving- and I do have sympathy with Jean's…"
19 hours ago
nathan replied to nathan's discussion New Building Techniques piloted on Golden Lane Estate
"Its down at the city hardware end, don't worry if you have cataracts work for Waste Living Space or the Corp of London you wont  notice a thing."
yesterday
Maria Elizabeth Prior replied to nathan's discussion New Building Techniques piloted on Golden Lane Estate
"That looks like another 'masterpiece' on the top floor of Crescent House.  Where exactly is it Nathan?  Will need to be careful, as have already tripped over another example of 'craftmanship' on the landing! "
yesterday
nathan posted a discussion

New Building Techniques piloted on Golden Lane Estate

New building techniques piloted on Golden lane Estate, forget about old traditional tile laying techniques, now quarry tiles can be laid with a tube of mastic, silicone, rubber or any old thing that looks like it might stick something and a sealant gun, this is a very cheap and fast method of laying tiles, removes the need for skilled labour saves on time and comes with a guarantee of about 6  months if your lucky.What will they think of next? Laying bricks with porridge?MarvelousSee More
yesterday
Elaine Fletcher posted an event

Monthly City Carers’Support Group Meeting at Tudor Rose Court

May 6, 2014 from 11am to 12:30pm
Invitation To Unpaid, Informal City CarersYou are invited to the monthly City carers’ support group meeting at 11am on the second Tuesday each month.Venue - Tudor Rose Court, 35 Fann Street, Barbican, EC2Y 8DYThe next meeting will be by:-6th May  by Emma Williams from the  Relatives & Residents association addressing :concerns about your loved one moving into a residential homeconcerns about the care received in hospitals and care homesSee More
yesterday
nathan replied to nathan's discussion Crescent house windows repairs
"Its expanding foam, it can be bought online for less than £3, lol http://www.screwfix.com/p/soudal-expanding-sticky-foam-750ml/50519 and here are some of the bills I stumbled across by accident from 2012 from the company who I think did it,…"
Tuesday
nathan replied to nathan's discussion New Tiles For The Estate
"Well spotted, lol, I was thinking more along the lines of Cowboys, lol, Marlborough man and all that, have you seen any of the corporations staff wondering around the estate with a bag of tools, a cowboy hat, spurs and a pair of chaps smoking…"
Tuesday
15 storeys high replied to nathan's discussion New Tiles For The Estate
"Is the dogeend part of the instailation ? it looks a bit Eminest"
Tuesday
Maria Elizabeth Prior replied to nathan's discussion Crescent house windows repairs
"What is it?  Have seen it but don't believe it!"
Tuesday
Maria Elizabeth Prior replied to nathan's discussion New Tiles For The Estate
"Nathan, I tripped over this 'masterpiece' the other day!  Is it meant to be some form of modern art?  Surely, it can't be a repair!  I mean, the Corporation would never employ 'cowboys' would they?   "
Tuesday
nathan posted discussions
Tuesday
nathan posted a photo
Tuesday
nathan replied to nathan's discussion New Tiles For The Estate
"I think he's available for private jobs, bathrooms kitchens etc, he's very mobile, comes to work with the only two tools he requires, a sledge hammer a wrecking bar."
Tuesday
 
 
 

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