LEDBURY ESTATEOver 100 council and housing association estates across London are under threat of demolition. Our research shows where they are.
Number of homes under threat: 224
Landlord: Southwark Council
Independent Resident Advisor: Open Communities
Ballot Status: Approved
Planning Status: Pending
224 homes have been earmarked for demolition on Southwark’s Ledbury estate off the Old Kent Road.
The estate was identified as suffering from fire safety issues following the Grenfell disaster.
In April 2021, Southwark Council balloted residents on whether their homes should be demolished or remediation works commissioned. 56% of eligible residents took part and 86% of these voted for demolition.
Council briefing papers confirm that as of May 2021, of the 224 homes on the estate, 23 secure tenants remain, 18 are being occupied by those with leasehold interests and 103 are being used as temporary accommodation.
The same report confirms that the Mayor has allocated £27m funding towards the redevelopment of the estate.
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