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From Glasgow to EC1 - next steps post COP26

Come to a Community Cafe meeting on Saturday followed a few days later by an online meeting with City of London representatives with an update on:

- Housing Action Plan and building study

- Implementing Climate Action Plan…

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Added by Paul Lincoln on November 18, 2021 at 13:30 — No Comments

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…

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Added by Paul Lincoln on October 19, 2021 at 21:30 — No Comments

REFORM THE PLANNING PROCESS IN THE CITY OF LONDON

The Golden Lane Estate Residents' Association is one of the sponsors of a major petition that has just been launched to seek reform of the planning process in the City.

All Golden Lane residents know the harm that is being done to our Estate by the Denizen and COLPAI…

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Added by Paul Lincoln on March 3, 2021 at 17:00 — No Comments

Golden Lane Parklet Co-Design

Here is an update from Sustrans on a proposal for a parklet on Golden Lane.



City of London and Sustrans are planning to co-design a temporary parklet in Golden Lane. Sustrans want to work with the community, businesses and schools to co-design and install the parklet, which will provide a pleasant space for people from all walks of life to visit, rest and meet-up in once it is allowed.…

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Added by Paul Lincoln on February 18, 2021 at 18:00 — 1 Comment

Cycle security on Golden Lane Estate

Added by Paul Lincoln on July 18, 2020 at 13:00 — 1 Comment

Paying 
attention: Cycle security on
Golden Lane 
Estate

In April of this year the government changed road traffic regulations in order to encourage local authorities to modify highway layouts to benefit pedestrians and cyclists and to encourage active travel
. The City of London Corporation took up the challenge and passed a radical transport strategy.…

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Added by Paul Lincoln on July 18, 2020 at 12:30 — 5 Comments

Golden Lane Drawing Competition



Make a drawing or painting on the theme of ‘Golden Lane in Spring’

 

Open to people of all ages: 2-5, 5-7, 7-11, 11-14, 14-18 and…

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Added by Paul Lincoln on April 9, 2020 at 9:55 — No Comments

Could you volunteer to host a refugee?

I came across this charity which is doing very important and relevant work. If you want to find out more, please have a look at their website or contact them.

"Refugees At Home, a small charity, working largely in London but across the UK, has enabled hosting for four years now. It currently has about 120 people hosted every night and has found refugees somewhere safe, warm and dry to sleep for more…

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Added by Paul Lincoln on February 2, 2020 at 17:03 — No Comments

Tales of Cripplegate Golden Lane Community Centre - Saturday and Sunday

Intrigued by what's under the concrete of the Golden Lane and Barbican Estates?  Join Tales of Cripplegate at Golden Lane this weekend, and see a photographic exhibition by Ancestreemakers and A London Inheritance about the area's past.
Tales of Cripplegate is a crowdsourced community history project that is open to everyone. Over the coming months and years, we will be building a sense of who lived and worked…
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Added by Paul Lincoln on September 19, 2019 at 23:20 — No Comments

Printmakers show comes to Golden Lane Estate and celebrates both Golden Lane and 'the protein man'

Print by Rebecca Whitelaw

yesnomaybe_print is a fine art printmaking group formed on the City Lit Advanced Fine Art Printmaking Course 2018-19.

Coming from a range of backgrounds including architecture, fine art, illustration, and marketing and communications, the group draws from…

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Added by Paul Lincoln on June 25, 2019 at 13:30 — No Comments

Special opening of the Great Arthur House Roof Garden this year

There will be two weekend  openings of the Roof Garden this…

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Added by Paul Lincoln on June 1, 2019 at 19:00 — No Comments

Climate Emergency - a challenge to Golden Lane Estate residents

The Climate Emergency declared across London over the past ten days has had a dramatic impact not only on the levels of publicity afforded to the issue of climate change but on Thursday turned the spotlight on the City of London. As protesters glued each other to the entrance to the London Stock Exchange the 13 activists who…

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Added by Paul Lincoln on May 5, 2019 at 19:00 — No Comments

Get involved in two London Open House events this year.



Last year Golden Lane Estate was on show as part of the annual Open House Festival. To read about what…

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Added by Paul Lincoln on April 1, 2019 at 19:38 — No Comments

London Open House - volunteers sought to run special event in the newly-refurbished Community Centre

This year, to celebrate the reopening of the Community Centre, the building of the playground and the refurbishment of Great Arthur House, it is planned to take part in London Open House.

The event takes place on Saturday and Sunday 22/23 September 2018.…

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Added by Paul Lincoln on May 24, 2018 at 22:30 — No Comments

Why 1 March needs to be a date in your diary and money, time and energy are required now

1 March is looming as a very important date for Golden Lane Estate.

Richard Cloudesley site

Islington Planning Committee will be meeting at 7-30pm to hear the planning application for the Richard Cloudesley site. Some changes have been made to the plans under pressure from GLE but there is still much that remains which is a huge cause for concern. Key issues include a tower…

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Added by Paul Lincoln on February 14, 2018 at 7:26 — No Comments

As Bernard Morgan House finally demolished government figures show City of London is as bad as the Isles of Scilly in building affordable homes

As the last piece of Bernard Morgan House is demolished and carted away, figures published this week by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government show that the City of London was in the bottom five local authorities when it comes…

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Added by Paul Lincoln on February 10, 2018 at 18:30 — 1 Comment

Conflicts of interest - do they matter in EC1?

In most places of employment, there is an obligation to register potential conflicts of interest.  A freelance job perhaps or membership of a rival organisation - all of these make it necessary either to declare an interest or to step down from a decision. But is this the way it works in the City of London?

Like many on Golden Lane Estate, I…

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Added by Paul Lincoln on February 3, 2018 at 20:00 — 1 Comment

There is another way: the history of alternative schemes proves that resistance works

'There is another way' was the slogan chosen by …

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Added by Paul Lincoln on November 13, 2017 at 16:00 — No Comments

A new chance to create something really good and useful on the Richard Cloudesley site

GLERA has been opposing plans from the City of London and Islington for the development of a sixty-six apartment tower block and a two-form entry primary school on the site currently occupied by Richard Cloudesley School. Thanks to the recent submission of a new planning application by the two local authorities, there is now a three-week opportunity to comment on the proposals and suggest alternatives. GLERA urges residents to support the alternative proposals.



The new deadline is…

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Added by Paul Lincoln on October 31, 2017 at 11:00 — No Comments

Common councillor meeting in Cripplegate - conflicts of interest, participation in the planning process, culture mile

This week one of the regular meetings between Common Councillors, our Alderman and residents took place.

This was an unusual meeting as it started with a presentation by Sir Nicholas Kenyon, managing director of the Barbican Centre on the Culture Mile.  This is a joint initiative between local arts venues and the City of London.  It envisages over a period of perhaps…

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Added by Paul Lincoln on October 27, 2017 at 11:34 — 37 Comments

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