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The Golden Lane Gazette

Golden Lane Estate resident, Billy Mann writes a monthly column, The Golden Lane Gazette, for local paper, City Matters.

Published in the second edition each month Billy's column narrates the big stories affecting the Estate and local area.

City of London forced to confront winds of change

Rachel Millard,11 February 2020

The Telegraph

Residents await execution of plan for Golden Lane estate office

Billy Mann, 18 December 2019

City Matters

City of London Corporation chief seeks rule change after 'gaging' row

Alexandra Rogers, 13 December 2019

City AM

City Councillors 'gagged' from  representing residents

Julia Gregory, 29 November 2019

City Matters

City of London streamlines its dispensation policy

Ben Brown, 29 October 2019

City Matters

Competition: Golden Lane Estate window replacement

Merlin Fulcher, 30 July 2019

Architects' Journal

Residents and Corp at odds in dispensation row

Tom Oxtoby,12 June 2019 p3

City Matters

'Muzzled councillors' spat leads to demands for standards reform

Tom Oxtoby, 29 May 2019

City Matters

Valiant Golden Lane residents loose fight to protect prized trees

Tom Oxtoby, 7 February 2019

City Matters

City Corporation implements new social housing strategy

Julia Gregory, 28 January 2019

City Matters

City Corporation criticised for pressing ahead with Mansion House revamp while social housing suffers 'neglect'

Alexandra Rogers, 20 January 2019

City Am

Golden Lane estate residents fight plans for phone mast

Emily Finch, 15 January 2019

Islington Tribune

City of London Corporation Chiefs seek rule change after 'gagging' row

Alexandra Rogers, 13 December 2018

City AM

Demolition of Richard Cloudesley School suspended after gas leak

Sam Gelder, 10 December 2018

Islington Gazette

City councillors 'gagged' from representing residents

Julia Gregory, 29 November 2018

City Matters

Local protesters reignite campaign to save trees

Tom Oxtoby, 29 November 2018

City Matters

City of London Corporation caught in 'gagging' row after referring resident councillor to City of London Police

Alexandra Rogers, 27 November 2018

City AM

Golden Lane Estate: A Great Neighbourhood under pressure

Jacqueline Swanson, 15 November 2018, p22-23

Here & Now 

Waking watch ends as safety overhaul continues

Julia Gregory, 2 November 2018

City Matters

'Fire hazard' appliances found in Golden Lane Estate

Talia Shadwell, 3 October 2018

City Matters

City housing estates awarded conservation status

Talia Shadwell, 17 October 2018

City Matters

Planners and residents clash over Golden Lane community centre

Jo Davy, 18 September 2018

City Matters

Studio Partington refreshes Chamberlain, Powell and Bon's Golden Lane community centre

Jon Astbury, 11 September 2018

Architects' Journal

City set to add new homes to Golden Lane landmark

Jim Dunton, 7 September 2018

BD online

Short-term let turn City homes into 'prostitution dens'

Tom Oxtoby, 15 August

City Matters

Residents defeated in Golden Lane development fight

Tom Oxtoby, 23 July 2018

City Matters

Islington council signs off £7 million rescue package for controversial Golden Lane school and housing project

Sam Gelder, 15 June 2018

Islington Gazette

Campaigners seek cash to challenge Golden Lane proposals

Jim Dunton, 6 June 2018

BD Online

Garden State: the Golden Baggers open their gates

Jo Davy, 6 June 2018

City Matters

Golden Lane locals rally to protect trees in danger

Jo Davy, 23 May 2018

City Matters

Police tape of Golden Lane Estate after WW2 bomb discovered

Sam Gelder, 21 May 2018

Islington Gazette

World War Two bomb found near Golden Lane a 'false alarm'

Jo Davy, 21 May 2018

City Matters

Bomb shell found in central London: Urgent EVACUATION as police warn public to AVOID area

Joey Millar, 21 May 2018


City Living: Spotlight on Barbican and Golden Lane

Jo Davy, 26 April 2018

City Matters

COLPAI school clears final hurdle

Monika Cvorak, 28 March 2018

City Matters

School a 'mistake' for historic Finsbury housing estate

Emily Finch, 16 March 2018

Islington Tribune

Save Golden Lane Estate: residents find the new plan appalling

Holly Bancroft, 15 March 2018

Islington Now

Council gives controversial school plans green light

Jo Davy, 2 March 2018

City Matters

New school and 66 flats on way to Golden Lane Estate as Richard Cloudesley plans signed off

Sam Gelder, 2 March 2018

Islington Gazette

Residents drop court challenge against planners

Jo Davy, 1 March 2018

City Matters

Plans to redevelop Richard Cloudesley school on Golden Lane Estate go before council

Sam Gelder, 1 March 2018

Islington Gazette

"My children can't breath": Terrified parents slam luxury flat developers for 'toxic dust' descending on schools

Liz Dunphy, 20 February 2018

Mirror On-line

Residents mount court challenge against City planners

Jo Davy, 15 February 2018

City Matters

Bomb scare and residents taking planners to court...

edition 067 - p3, 14 February 2018

City Matters

City planners refuse to defer to Islington on school site

Michael, 31 January 2018

City Matters

City free school early success despite planning uncertainty

Tom Oxtoby, 24 January 2018

City Matters

D-Day nears for City's primary school plans

Jo Davy, 9 January 2018

City Matters

A Tribute To Golden Lane: The Estate Born Out Of London's Ashes

Will Noble, 27 December 2017


Architect in residence has designs on estate

Joe Cooper, 1 December 2017

Islington Tribune

Fury after Golden Lane resident's prized garden turfed out

Tom Kavanagh, 28 November 2017

City Matters

Fire evacuation orders for Golden Lane tower

Jo Davy, 22 November 2017

City Matters

Local backlash over Golden Lane conservation plans

Jo Davy, 17 November 2017

City Matters

Golden Lane campaigners file high court papers

Jim Dunton, 3 November 2017

BD Online

Councillors cry foul over housing report

edition 055 - p31, November 2017 

City Matters

Community battle developers to block luxury apartments

Liz Dunphy, 30 October 2017


Golden Lane residents furious at tower block plans

Sam Holder, 29 October 2017

ITV News

City residents blast councillor for housing blame game

Jo Davy, 25 October 2017

City Matters

full text of letter sent by GLERA Chair

Gpad wins go-ahead for Golden Lane estate neighbour

Richard White, 20 October 2017

Architects Journal

Viability 'loophole' costs City £24.5 mill in affordable housing funds

Jo Davey, 18 October 2017

City Matters

Golden Lane Estate mounts battle banners

Tom Oxtoby, 14 October 2017

City Matters

Turner Prize artists join backlash against 'zombie investors'

Joe Cooper, 13 October 2017

Islington Tribune

Spectres of Modernism: banner installation opposes new development in London's financial centre

12 October 2017

a-n The Artists Information Company

Golden Lane campaigners hang banners protesting luxury block being marketed in Hong Kong at £725K plus

Sam Gelder, 12 October 2017

Islington Gazette

Editor’s comment: Developers shouldn’t be calling shots

Ramzy Alwakeel, 11 October 2017

Islington Gazette

Developers are using culture as a Trojan Horse in their planning battles

Anna Minton, 10 October 2017

The Guardian

Let there be light: London artists take on encroaching property developers

Luisa Buck, 10 October 2017

The Art Newspaper

Golden Lane residents legal threat over 'ghost' block

Tom Oxtoby, 13 September 2017

City Matters

Residents fear council home and school development will plunge their homes into darkness

Rachel Banning-Lover, 18 August 2017

Islington Tribune

Plans for new residential block on Golden Lane take a step forward

Jim Dunton, 16 August 2017

Golden Lane locals blast plans for school site

Jo Davy, 15 August 2017

City Matters

AHHM elbowed off contentious scheme near Barbican

Ella Braidwood, 26 July 2017

The Architects' Journal

Government rejects pleas of help from Golden Lane Estate campaigners

Sam Gelder, 24 July 2017

Islington Gazette

State steers clear of Bernard Morgan House row

Jo Davy, 12 July 2017

City Matters

Huge development plans for Golden Lane Estate panned by campaigners

Sam Gelder, 6 July 2017

Islington Gazette

'We don't want luxury flats ruining our historic estate' - Golden Lane campaigners

Sam Gelder, 29 June 2017

Islington Gazette

Corporation 'conflict' claims over Golden Lane redevelopment

Tom Oxtoby, 28 June 2017

City Matters

City amongst slowest for broadband speeds in London

Jo Davy, 28 June 2017

City Matters

Residents demand safety checks after tower inferno

Anihita Hossein-Pour, 2 June 2017

City Matters

Last ditch campaign to 'Save Golden Lane'

Jo Davy, 14 June 2017

City Matters

Barbican residents slam 10-storey luxury flat development on old police site block

Daniel O'Mahony, 22 May 2017

Evening Standard

Authority bends to resident's pressure

26 April 2017

City Matters

Residents warn of Golden Lane Estate threat

Jim Dunton, 17 March 2017

BD Online

Academy primary school to open in Finsbury

4 December 2016

Islington Tribune

Modernist estates: what's it like to live on one?

Stefi Orazi, 13 September 2015

The Guardian

Islington free school will focus on maths, finance and creativity

Emily Hodgkin, 4 September 2015

Islington Gazette

The 10 best council estates

Rowan Moore, 15 November 2013

The Guardian

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