LOVE LANE ESTATE

Over 100 council and housing association estates across London are under threat of demolition. Our research shows where they are.

Love Lane estate

Stage: Proposal

297 council homes on the Love Lane estate have been earmarked for redevelopment as part of Haringey’s regeneration of Tottenham.

The estate was originally designated for redevelopment by Haringey Council’s cabinet in December 2014. It was subsequently included as a development site in Haringey’s Tottenham Area Action Plan (site NT5 - High Road West).

Haringey Council began rehousing secure tenants in February 2015 and there are now 180 temporary tenants on the estate (temporary tenants can be removed quickly in the run up to demolition). A resident’s ballot is due to take place on the estate before the scheme proceeds.

There is an active residents campaign group - TAG (Love Lane Temporary Accommodation Group):

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T.A.G.

A live campaign by Love Lane TAG (Temporary Accomodation group) is striving to protect the rights of temporary tenants.

Read about TAG's struggle

For more information see the following articles:

Residents' group on Tottenham estate slams housing offer. (Enfield Independent)
Under the wrecking ball: hundreds of homeless families placed in housing slated for demolition. (The Guardian)
Residents near Tottenham's new stadium fear they're being 'pushed out of area'. (Mirror)

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