Newsletter July 2015 – next TA meeting 15 July

Kennington Park Estate Tenants’ Association News JULY 2015 ******************************************* Join us at the next KPETA meeting at 7.00 pm on Wednesday 15 July 2015 at the Kennington Park Estate Community Centre Come at 6.30 pm for refreshments and chat. TA officers will be there to discuss individual problems/issues  The agenda for this meeting and the minutes of the last meeting are here   ******************************************* Are you experiencing damp, condensation or mould growth? If your flat is affected by damp, condensation and/or mould, do come to the TA meeting on 15 July and tell us about it.  We want to assess the extent of the problem so we can discuss possible remedies with our housing managers.  If you’re not attending the TA meeting, you can email your information about damp, condensation and mould to kpetamail@gmail.com. The TA is seeking technical advice and information in order to gain some understanding of the causes…

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Free Computer Sessions at the Community Centre

  **STOP PRESS**  The Digital Inclusion programme will close at the beginning of April 2016 as funding is no longer available. Every Monday morning – 10 am to noon – you can come and use the computers in the Community Centre for free. Help will be at hand if you need it. Whether you need access to job search, to claim benefits, to email your friends and relatives, to do some online shopping, or just to learn how to get started on the internet – this could be just what you’ve been looking for! And it’s free!    

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Next TA meeting: 29 April 2015

To tenants and leaseholders of Kennington Park Estate You are invited to attend a Meeting of the Kennington Park Estate Tenants’ Association To be held at 6.30 pm for prompt 7.00 pm start on Wednesday 29 April 2015 at the Kennington Park Estate Community Centre All tenants and leaseholders are members of the Association and welcome to attend meetings _________________________________________________________ Items for discussion at the meeting will include –  Service charges  Parking enforcement Hyde’s proposals to redevelop the Community Centre and build on the site at 8 Harleyford Street  Programme of planned and cyclical maintenance  The redevelopment of the Oval Gas Holder site  You will also be able to raise any problems and queries you may have with Hyde Housing Officers and share your experience with your neighbours Come early for light refreshments and chat. TA reps will be there from 6.30 pm to help if you wish to raise…

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Revised proposals for redevelopment on the Estate

The Hyde Group has put forward revised plans for their proposed redevelopment of the Harleyford Street and Community Centre site on the Estate. Their plans are now for a smaller building than before, nine flats for sale, a replacement community centre with outdoor space and either offices or a small retail space on the ground floor facing the main road. Pictures of Hyde’s revised plans can be found here. Hyde’s information pack is here, including a Questions and Answers section. Their ideas for the Community Centre are here. Comments on Hyde’s proposals can be sent to: consult@hyde-housing.co.uk or to: the Hyde Group’s Oval office at Alverstone House, Magee Street, SE11 5TS, or Head Office at 30 Park Street, London SE1 9EQ.

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Developing the Harleyford Road and Community Centre site? – new proposals

The Hyde Group has revised its proposals to build on the Harleyford Road/Community Centre site, which we reported in October (see here), and is exhibiting a new version for consultation on 16 March between 6-8 pm.  

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Meeting 18 February 2015

To tenants and leaseholders of Kennington Park Estate You are invited to attend a Meeting of the Kennington Park Estate Tenants’ Association To be held at 6.30 pm for prompt 7.00 pm start on Wednesday 18 February 2015 at the Kennington Park Estate Community Centre (between Alverstone and Lockwood Houses) All tenants and leaseholders are members of the Association and welcome to attend meetings A G E N D A Welcome and Introductions Apologies for absence Minutes of the last meeting of the Association held on 19 November 2014 here: For approval Matters arising from the minutes of the last meeting Housing management and estate management issues. (Reports and queries from tenants and leaseholders for the attention of HSH management) Proposal from Hyde to redevelop the site of the Kennington Park Estate Community Centre: Progress Report Report from TA Executive Committee Progress report on introduction of warden controlled parking enforcement…

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