Help us create a new public garden for Ladywell, plant new trees and hedges, and open up a stretch of the Ravensbourne river that has been closed off for decades. https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/p/riversidecommunitygarden
The RUSS project at 12 Church Grove in Ladywell has been shaped by future residents from the start: co-designing the building, sharing ideas, defining principles, raising funds, building a community, advocating for CLTs, building the community hub… And now a group of future residents have picked up tools and materials to work on their own homes.
This is the second in a series of posts focusing on different elements of the 12 Church Grove self-build, with the hope of sharing the learnings and challenges. Much progress has been made at 12 Church Grove since the self
The RUSS Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place this year on Saturday 24 June, from 2-4pm. RUSS members can sign up to attend here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/russ-agm-2023-tickets-634903963847 (And if you’re not a member, you can join here.) Full details of the
The RUSS Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place this year on Saturday 24 June, from 2-4pm, at the Hub, 12 Church Grove, Ladywell, London, SE13 7UU. RUSS members can sign up to attend here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/russ-agm-2023-tickets-634903963847 As we approach the
Work with us! Deadline 16 June 2023.
We’re recruiting new trustees and a Secretary to join the RUSS Board in summer 2023. Trustees drive our vision to build sustainable communities of genuinely affordable homes in neighbourhoods across London, working with our staff, residents and volunteers. About RUSS
RUSS are happy to have secured permanent planning consent for our existing Community Hub, meaning it can continue to serve the local community and future RUSS residents. The Borough of Lewisham agreed it was a valuable local asset that should
RUSS are delighted to announce the appointment of Amalia Syeda-Aguirre as our Volunteer Manager. As a people-powered, volunteer-led organisation, we highly value past, present and future volunteers and all they contribute to RUSS and its aim of creating sustainable community-led
In January 2023, we started self-build work on five Church Grove flats, fitting them out from shell. We put in partitions, ceilings, kitchens, bathrooms and floors under the guidance of the Self Build Management Team, Sarah Boyd and Harry Bridgeman.