Reimagining a Brixton community centre with help from LB Lambeth

Find out how Lambeth Council hired a group of Black-led design practices to reimagine a valued community centre in Brixton as part of its regeneration plans, and why dominoes were key to the project. LB Lambeth has invested £1.4 million to renovate the Brixton Sports and Social Club on Coldharbour … Read more

What could urban rewilding mean for local authorities?

There’s a lot of talk about rewilding our cities, but what does ‘letting nature go’ mean for a local authority? Ahead of our “Natural Renewal” event, this latest member Spotlight focuses on ecological design in LB Enfield. This summer, the first baby beaver was born in London in 400 years. … Read more

How Section 106 is funding community arts in Hackney

Developer contributions usually pay for infrastructure or possibly public art. Find out how LB Hackney uses Section 106 to fund community arts projects that support people affected by development. The Shoreditch and Hoxton art fund run by LB Hackney has used Section 106 public art contributions to create a participatory … Read more

Spotlight: Is London already a 15-minute city?

The concept of the 15-minute city is gaining popularity within the built environment sector, particularly post-Covid as the pandemic saw many of us spending more time in our local area than ever before. Our latest Spotlight considers the value of the concept in a London context.