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Imagine Golden Lane at Net Zero

Imagine a Golden Lane Estate that was going to achieve Carbon Net Zero. Imagine a place that was green, resilient to climate change and committed to recycling, waste reduction and conservation of energy. Imagine a place with lots of trees, new planting, and a real commitment to encouraging biodiversity.The City of London launched its Climate Action Plan last year. Over the past six months a number of open-air events have taken place bringing residents together to look at ideas for improving Golden Lane Estate. Discussions have looked at: • Energy and waste • Working together • Communications • Working with the City • Ideas for greening the EstateAn interactive map has been created which lists all of the ideas discussed to date.On Saturday 16th October a…See More
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Imagine Golden Lane at Net Zero

Imagine a Golden Lane Estate that was going to achieve Carbon Net Zero. Imagine a place that was green, resilient to climate change and committed to recycling, waste reduction and conservation of energy. Imagine a place with lots of trees, new planting, and a real commitment to encouraging biodiversity.The City of London launched its Climate Action Plan last year. Over the past six months a number of open-air events have taken place bringing residents together to look at ideas for improving Golden Lane Estate. Discussions have looked at: • Energy and waste • Working together • Communications • Working with the City • Ideas for greening the EstateAn interactive map has been created which lists all of the ideas discussed to date.On Saturday 16th October a…See More
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David Graves (your Alderman) commented on Sue Pearson's blog post CITY OF LONDON CORPORATION FAILS ITS RESIDENTS
"Paul, I'm surprised that referring to an audience caused you such upset. By "audience" I mean those who follow this site and the conversations/discussions which happen here. I expect that most of these are residents, but not…"
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Paul Lincoln commented on Sue Pearson's blog post CITY OF LONDON CORPORATION FAILS ITS RESIDENTS
"David Graves makes a fascinating comment in his reply to Sue Pearson:'However, I realise that there is an audience on Golden Lane for the "campaigning" style of some people, and I tend to find that those deeply committed to…"
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Fred Rodgers commented on Sue Pearson's blog post CITY OF LONDON CORPORATION FAILS ITS RESIDENTS
"Mary Durcan details the works in the pipeline that David Graves’ “campaigners” are quite rightly demanding be done sooner rather than later. Both of them throw around figures that CoL is spending in GLE but both of them ignore the…"
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Mark Bostock commented on Sue Pearson's blog post CITY OF LONDON CORPORATION FAILS ITS RESIDENTS
"Before Mary Durcan posted her comment on this blog, she sent an email to the other councillors in Cripplegate ward detailing what renovation work had already been done. I replied saying she was missing the point of Sue’s blog, which was not…"
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JoJo commented on Sue Pearson's blog post CITY OF LONDON CORPORATION FAILS ITS RESIDENTS
"Rather feel that Mary Durcan is understating matters by saying CoL estates 'were' neglected for several years when have been neglected for several decades would be more accurate. Why is it taking so long to replace leaking windows that…"
Sep 13
Mary Durcan commented on Sue Pearson's blog post CITY OF LONDON CORPORATION FAILS ITS RESIDENTS
"I very much agree that Golden Lane and our other 11 housing estates across London were neglected for several years but that was well before my time. We can’t change the past so let’s concentrate on the future. I’m proud to…"
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David Graves (your Alderman) commented on Sue Pearson's blog post CITY OF LONDON CORPORATION FAILS ITS RESIDENTS
"However tempting it might be to simply say yes to a lengthy post which features a critique of a range of responses from the City Corporation's Chair of Policy & Resources (some would say the equivalent of the Leader of the Council) that…"
Sep 8
William Pimlott commented on Sue Pearson's blog post CITY OF LONDON CORPORATION FAILS ITS RESIDENTS
"I support Sue completely - thank you for this detailed post."
Sep 8
David Henderson commented on Sue Pearson's blog post CITY OF LONDON CORPORATION FAILS ITS RESIDENTS
"The claimed satisfaction rates with service provided do not reflect the experience or feelings of most on the estate. Based on what sample size?"
Sep 6
Jacqueline Swanson commented on Sue Pearson's blog post CITY OF LONDON CORPORATION FAILS ITS RESIDENTS
"Thank you, Cllr Pearson and Cllr Bostock. We have 8 Cripplegate Councillors and an Alderman. I'm very keen to hear from all of them on this issue as many residents of Golden Lane Estate feel badly represented by the people they have…"
Sep 6
Mark Bostock commented on Sue Pearson's blog post CITY OF LONDON CORPORATION FAILS ITS RESIDENTS
"I fully support the position which Sue Pearson has taken. Mark Bostock Councillor, Cripplegate Ward"
Sep 3
A blog post by Sue Pearson was featured

CITY OF LONDON CORPORATION FAILS ITS RESIDENTS

CITY OF LONDON CORPORATION FAILS ITS RESIDENTSI've called on the City of London Corporation to use some of its £2.6 billion quasi-public “City's Cash" to fund an acceleration of the renovation of its social housing estates, which - due to decades of neglect - are in poor condition.My call has been rejected by the leadership. The Corporation is happy to spend what is needed to put up new non-residential buildings within a short time frame, but refuses to spend what is needed to complete the…See More
Sep 2
Sue Pearson posted a blog post

CITY OF LONDON CORPORATION FAILS ITS RESIDENTS

CITY OF LONDON CORPORATION FAILS ITS RESIDENTSI've called on the City of London Corporation to use some of its £2.6 billion quasi-public “City's Cash" to fund an acceleration of the renovation of its social housing estates, which - due to decades of neglect - are in poor condition.My call has been rejected by the leadership. The Corporation is happy to spend what is needed to put up new non-residential buildings within a short time frame, but refuses to spend what is needed to complete the…See More
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Imagine GLE at net zero Community event at Outside the community centre

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City-wide Residents' Meeting at Zoom

December 2, 2020 from 6pm to 7:30pm
This special online meeting is for all City residents to join. The session will offer you the chance to hear from senior Officers at the City of London Police and the City of London CorporationWHEN - Wednesday 2 December 2020, 6-7.30pmWHERE - The session will be run online – to sign up please register using the Zoom link:…See More
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CITY OF LONDON CORPORATION FAILS ITS RESIDENTS

Posted on September 2, 2021 at 20:31 11 Comments

CITY OF LONDON CORPORATION FAILS ITS RESIDENTS

I've called on the City of London Corporation to use some of its £2.6 billion quasi-public “City's Cash" to fund an acceleration of the renovation of its social housing estates, which - due to decades of neglect - are in poor condition.

My call has been rejected by the leadership. The Corporation is happy to spend what is needed to put up new non-residential buildings within a short time frame, but refuses…

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CITY DEFERS REFORM OF ITS DISCREDITED “STANDARDS” REGIME

Posted on June 25, 2020 at 11:22 1 Comment

As mentioned in my last blog https://www.goldenlaneestate.org/profiles/blogs/the-beginning-of-the-end-of-the-city-s-discredited-standards, a significant proportion of City residents signed a petition last year declaring that they had no confidence in the City Corporation’s “standards" regime. One of their demands was for reform of “standards" proceedings. A motion was…

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The beginning of the end of the City’s discredited “standards” regime?

Posted on June 14, 2020 at 13:42 0 Comments

Last year, more than 1,100 City residents - many of them in our ward of Cripplegate - signed a petition declaring 'no confidence' in the City's standards regime

That petition called for two specific reforms.

The first was to let your elected representatives speak and vote on matters which affected both you and them as residents. After nine months of intense…

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THE LATEST ON COLPAI WORKING HOURS

Posted on May 23, 2020 at 15:30 2 Comments

Here is correspondence I’ve had with the City Corporation’s Policy Chair and the Community Services Chair after the government recently published guidance promoting longer working hours on construction sites:



My email to the Policy Chair and Community and Children’s Services Chair on 14 May



Will you undertake that the City Corporation, as the developer of the COLPAI project, will not seek permission to extend the working hours on the site in the…

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ALDERMAN LUDER JUSTIFIES WORK ON COLPAI DURING LOCKDOWN

Posted on May 4, 2020 at 11:00 5 Comments

On Friday May 1st Alderman Luder sent to all members of the Court of Common Council an email to justify work continuing on COLPAI during lockdown. ColPai. A brief reply to Common Councillors Pearson and Harrower

It’s disappointing that the resumption of work continues to be justified by the need for the social housing or the delay to opening the…

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At 18:05 on June 19, 2013, Billy Mann said…
Sorted. I have put a flag saying Please Water Me in my bag (off to Spain tomorrow)
At 20:57 on June 16, 2013, Billy Mann said…
Sue, has the "water me" flag system (for when people are on holiday) been introduced to the allotment bagging area yet? If so, where are the flags?
 
 
 

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