Residents in the Surrey Lane Estate are asking “Where Is The Love?” this Valentine’s Day after a year of delays to replace the tower blocks’ 40-year old windows Representatives from the Surrey Lane People’s Organisation (SLPO) are sending a Valentine’s Day card in the hopes of initiating a meeting with Brian Reilly, Director of Housing […]

SLPO members met with councillors on Saturday 23rd January to resolve reasons for delays in works to replace their out of date windows. Members of the Surrey Lane People’s Organisation (SLPO) are angry about the delays to their new windows, which were promised to be completed by Christmas, and have asked Cllr. Simon Hogg, from the Housing and Regeneration […]

Over 150 Surrey Lane Estate residents came out in force to enjoy the good summer weather over food, drinks, music and conversations on Saturday 11th July. Joining residents in the festivities were Jane Ellison MP, Cllr Tessa Strickland and representatives from Wandsworth Citizens, including St. Luke’s Church. Michelle Richards, SLPO Co-Chairperson, said, “I’m delighted so […]

Young campaigners from the Surrey Lane People’s Organisation (SLPO) celebrate a new astroturf football pitch in the Surrey Lane Estate, Battersea. After scraping their knees, the estate’s young people decided to start the campaign for a new playing surface, winning the public backing from local residents groups, Cllr. Tessa Strickland and local Civil Society alliance […]

The SLPO organised a summer party with over 70 residents, providing food, music and children activities at The Stag Pub, celebrating the local community, using funds from HealthFreedom. During conversations with residents, concerns around Child Health, timeliness of windows renewals and condition of the estate were raised. HealthFreedom is a Community Interest Company committed to […]

SLPO members joined 190 members from Wandsworth Citizens institutions in celebrating progress on campaigns at York Gardens Library. Wandsworth Citizens is a branch of Citizens UK, a diverse Civil Society alliance who work on a range of issues from small local campaigns to large national campaigns. Working with Wandsworth Citizens, the SLPO have delivered positive commitments to […]

SLPO sent 12 members to a Wandsworth Citizens Housing Team delegation for Wandsworth Council’s Let’s Talk event for St. Mary’s Park ward. The 18 strong delegation included representatives from St. Mary’s Church, St. Luke’s Church and Greater Winstanley People’s Organisation (GWPO). Public commitments were sought from Cllr. Tessa Strickland for a safer refurbished football pen […]

At Balham Community Church, 50 diverse local community leaders gathered from Wandsworth Citizens members such as St. Mary’s Church, St. Luke’s Church and GWPO. SLPO members sent a 10-strong delegation to the Vision Assembly in order to vote and ratify on four emerging Wandsworth Citizens campaigns on Better Housing, Jobs, Safer Streets and Better Social Care.   […]

Surrey Lane Resident Associations in Whitgift House, Macey House, Musgrave and Wolsey Courts and Mansel Court have secured funding for improvements to their blocks. These raised the total value of improvements to £19,000 for the whole estate. This includes upgrades to bike sheds in Whitgift House and Macey House, stagger barriers in Mansel Court, as […]

The SLPO is looking for residents interested in a community gardening project. This is an initiative backed by Wandsworth Council with potential funding for a garden and planters to be erected in the Surrey Lane Estate. The hope is to replicate very successful gardening projects in the Ethelburga and Doddington Estates. If you are interested […]