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§ Autumn in the allotments

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§ Community Centre

The City has started consultation on the future of the Community Centre. This includes turning it into a new education centre and estate office. This would be matched with the construction of four new flats in Great Arthur House.  

An independently-facilitated consultation will take place on Tuesday 24th November.

§ New school

There are also plans for a joint venture with the London Borough of Islington to build a new two form entry junior school as part of the City of London Academy together with ninety one flats on the Richard Cloudsley site overlooking Basterfield House.  

§ Bernard Morgan House 

This former section house is in the process of being sold by City of London Police but no details have been released on plans for the site.  The developers are possibly interested in also purchasing the adjacent site owned by the Jewin Welsh Church.

§ Great Arthur House Curtain Wall

The City has yet to announce a date for the start of works on replacing the curtain wall on Great Arthur House.

§ Barbican Area Public Realm

There are extensive plans for improving the public spaces in Barbican and around the edge of the Estate.

§ Peabody Estate

Peabody are also planning major landscape works and, it is rumoured, a new building on the vacant site adjacent to Golden Lane.  

Paul Lincoln

15th November 2015



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