Articles Posted in the " Campaigns " Category

  • Support Marian

    Support Marian Friday 25th September, 1.30pm Lambeth County Court Cleaver St SE11 4DZ map                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Guinness Housing Association are taking Marian to court to get possession of her flat which she shares with her 2 children aged 4 and 8. Marian is one of the last AST tenants who has refused to leave to […]

  • Marian’s Story

    A desolate Guinness estate in Loughborough Park in Brixton seemingly comes to life in the evenings when just a few lights in the windows strive to brighten a dim landscape. Most of the tenants have already left. They have been rehoused by Guinness after the tenants campaign and occupation. Still not everybody was so lucky. […]

  • Picket the Council – More Social Housing for Loughborough Park

    At the last activists meeting we decided to picket the council planning meeting Protest – More Social Housing for Loughborough Park Picket the Planning Committee Tuesday 16 June 2015 6:30pm Lambeth Town Hall Let us know you’re coming on facebook Guinness have applied for planning permisson to knock down the remaining old blocks on the […]

  • Guinness Employ Security Violence And Destroy Their Own Flats

    Reposted from the Guinness Occupation site It’s been a little while since we posted an update on here. Things have been ticking along nicely, many different groups in the local area have been using the occupied space to hold their own meetings, and this has allowed us to forge greater bonds with groups in the […]

  • Guinness Occupation Continues

    The Occupation of a flat on the Guinness Estate is still ongoing and is getting attention. The Brixton Blog ran this piece last week. Please check out the occupation website for the latest news and details of how you can help

  • Guiness Blockade this Tuesday

    Reposted from the Guiness Occupation Blog In recent times we have found the blockades to have been very successful, so we’re back at it again! Shorthold Tenants, Camelot Renters, Secure Tenants, and Supporters! Let’s show Guinness that we’re still not happy with their conduct – not with their treatment of shorthold tenants , not with […]

  • A history of Guinness & the Loughborough Park estate

    People have been asking  for a rundown on the issues at Guinness estate in Loughborough Park… so it is a bit long but here it is…  The Loughborough park estate in Brixton was a 1930s estate of 390 social rented flats – until Guinness began their regeneration programme to demolish it and replace it with […]

  • Stop the eviction of disabled woman by Lambeth Council

    Eviction Resistance – Meet 11am on Wednesday 22nd April, Lillieshall Rd SW4 0LP. Lambeth Council intend evicting  co-op member Trace on Weds 22nd April at 11.40am. She’s been in her home for 35 years, she’s disabled, but Lambeth couldn’t care less. We’re trying to get the eviction suspended but if we can’t, then we’re going […]

  • Press Release

    Lambeth Housing Activists support #ReclaimBrixton – Lambeth Not For Sale As the Tories announce plans to sell another slice of our dwindling social housing stock , Lambeth Housing Activists are calling on people to support the #ReclaimBrixton  protest in Windrush Square on April 25th from 12 noon. The protest will celebrate our community, its diversity, […]