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TRELLICK TOWER 50th Anniversary at Trellick Tower

July 9, 2022 from 12pm to 8pm
Erno Goldfinger’s Trellick Tower is 50 years old this year. The Grade Il* listed building is part of the Cheltenham Estate in Kensal Rise. It comprises 157 flats in the main tower and a further 60 apartments in the lower blocks.On Saturday 9 July, the Trellick Tower Residents’ Association is holding a festival to celebrate the past, present and future of this iconic building. Several homes both in the tower itself and the adjacent Edenham Way will be open to the public for tours.There will also be a talk from architect James Dunnett who worked with Goldfinger early in his career. Closest Tube WESTBOURNE PARKSee More
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A Tribute to Joan Flannery

Joan Flannery 1928 - 2022It is with great sadness we inform you that Joan Flannery died in UCLH hospital at 11am on Wednesday, 15th June 2022 in UCLH hospital. She slipped peacefully away leaving her son Marc and three grandsons, Nathan, Kieran and Joseph.Joan was born a Liverpudlian in 1928 moving to London in 1948 where, among other roles, became the Landlady of the 'Three Greyhounds' Pub in Soho during the 1950’s. When Marc was born in 1960 they found themselves living in a one bedroom flat in Old Street where she had the support of wonderful friends and neighbours.On returning to work at the GPO (now BT), Joan was soon able to move onto Golden Lane Estate, first to Hatfield House in 1969 before downsizing to Great Arthur House in 1984 when Marc left home.Anyone who knew Joan would remember her as a fiercely determined and the driving force behind the Golden…See More
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GLE Website Comms Team posted a blog post

A Tribute to Joan Flannery

Joan Flannery 1928 - 2022It is with great sadness we inform you that Joan Flannery died in UCLH hospital at 11am on Wednesday, 15th June 2022 in UCLH hospital. She slipped peacefully away leaving her son Marc and three grandsons, Nathan, Kieran and Joseph.Joan was born a Liverpudlian in 1928 moving to London in 1948 where, among other roles, became the Landlady of the 'Three Greyhounds' Pub in Soho during the 1950’s. When Marc was born in 1960 they found themselves living in a one bedroom flat in Old Street where she had the support of wonderful friends and neighbours.On returning to work at the GPO (now BT), Joan was soon able to move onto Golden Lane Estate, first to Hatfield House in 1969 before downsizing to Great Arthur House in 1984 when Marc left home.Anyone who knew Joan would remember her as a fiercely determined and the driving force behind the Golden…See More
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GLERA AGM

Time: June 18, 2022 from 2pm to 3pm
Location: Community Centre
Event Type: meeting
Organized By: GLERA
Latest Activity: Jun 17

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All residents are invited to the GLERA AGM

Saturday 18 June @ 2 pm in the Community Centre


Come along and meet your neighbours and elect the GLERA committee for the coming year. 

GLERA is the official vehicle for making representations to the City on behalf of residents. Under the GLERA umbrella the committee has:

  • Engaged with the City over the windows replacement/refurbishment programme and other major works
  • Liaised with the residents’ associations in the Barbican and Middlesex Street to present a united front to the City
  • Had discussions with the City about adjusting everyone’s service charges to reflect changes on the Estate
  • Had discussions with the City about rewriting leaseholder’s leases to reflect changes on the Estate
  • Arranged the hustings for the Council elections

GLERA is also able to apply for grants for resident lead projects. There's been success with:

  • City of London Stronger Communities grant of £2,900 which funded the Summer Picnic along with the Christmas Sing Out Again, Father Christmas and refreshments
  • A grant of £50,000 from the City of London Community Infrastructure Fund to encourage cycling; refurbish existing bike sheds; add new public bicycle racks and create a set of safe and secure places for cycle storage on the Estate

AGENDA

  • Chair’s report on the activities for the year
  • Treasurer’s report on the accounts and a vote on their approval
  • Votes for the new committee
  • Reports and discussions on any other issues (see resident spot survey below)

We will be electing Chair / Secretary (paid position) / Treasurerand Committee members. If you would like to join the Committee then please send an email to chair.glera@gmail.com

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