Greetings! This is the last blog of the year for the RUSS community hub as we prepare for the Christmas season and take a well-earned break. Our volunteers have been busy over the last few weeks getting the site and
It been all action this week. After our Contractor cleared the site for us and installed vehicle access, we’ve been able to start picking up reclaimed materials we’ve been storing at various locations in order to bring them to site.
It’s been a few weeks since we last blogged about what we have been up to. We bit off more than we could chew with promising weekly updates. We’re hoping to blog every 2-3 weeks from now on depending on
The weeks are flying by, and sometimes it feels like we are getting nowhere. So it’s been really useful to write these blog posts to look back and remind ourselves what we have achieved. Once again, we’ve been quite busy!
We have had a very busy week with several meetings and workshops. It feels great to get some momentum behind the project again, we hope we can maintain it now! What we’ve done this week On Monday we met with
This last week has been a little quieter for the community hub team. Lots of people are away so it’s been a challenge to get things moved on. We have made a little progress however and are planning a few
We’ve been having a think about how best to keep everyone up to date with what we are doing on the community hub project. Email lists are so unreliable as they are nearly always out of date, and they also
Press release – 8 June: PLANS APPROVED FOR INNOVATIVE SELF-BUILD TRAINING FACILITY AND COMMUNITY SPACE IN LADYWELL London’s first training facility for would-be community self-builders was been granted planning permission by Lewisham Council on Thursday 7 June. The innovative facility
RUSS’s planning application for 33 affordable homes at Church Grove will be debated by Lewisham’s planning committee on Thursday 7 June. We are delighted that Lewisham Council’s planning officers have recommended our planning application for 33 affordable homes in Church
A crowdfunding initiative has successfully raised £52,598 from more than 300 backers to build London’s first training facility for would-be community self-builders. The innovative building will be constructed in Ladywell, Lewisham on part of the land set aside for a