News

25/02/2021

Poplar Works celebrates impact despite pandemic

Poplar Works, a home for anyone working or training in fashion and making, is celebrating its first birthday with a series of online events to mark its impact since launching at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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11/02/2021

Leopold Estate: Hot water & heating

The heating and hot water service will temporarily be out of service this week to a number of homes on the Leopold Estate including Grindley, Couzens, Perley, Whytlaw, Wilcox, and Stileman House.

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28/01/2021

Broadband roll out in Poplar

Poplar HARCA is working with broadband provider, Hyperoptic, to roll out broadband to 8,000 homes.

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19/01/2021

Mental health support in the pandemic

Many of us are struggling with our mental health as we deal with the extra emotional strains imposed upon us during the pandemic. Some of us may be at increased risk of domestic abuse too.

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19/01/2021

EWS1 Fire Risk Assessments

New Government safety advice means additional fire risk assessments have to be carried out on buildings over 18m tall (usually 5 or more storeys) with some form of combustible cladding or combustible material on balconies, and blocks less than 18m tall with specific concerns.

These assessments are known as External Wall Assessment 1 forms (EWS1).

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14/01/2021

How to use your online portal, MyHARCA

MyHARCA is the quickest way to pay your rent, view your statements and more.

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05/01/2021

Coronavirus update: services and support

Information about our latest service updates and places to get support.

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21/12/2020

Kids cook up tasty eats

Local kids have been finessing their culinary skills recently thanks to a programme by Kitchen Social's, 'Take & Make' recipe kits.

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21/12/2020

Christmas comes early for Poplar HARCA’s elderly residents and dedicated volunteers

Every year, Poplar HARCA puts on a Christmas Lunch event for elderly residents with a Christmas dinner, musical performances and the infamous raffle. Due to Covid-19 restrictions the event couldn’t go ahead this year, so instead Poplar HARCA staff and dedicated volunteers brought Christmas cheer to elders’ doors on Thursday 17th December.

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18/12/2020

Tower Hamlets students delight: community partnership removes barriers to digital inclusion

On Thursday 10 December 2020, 30 excited students and their families from Lansbury Lawrence and Clara Grant primary schools in Poplar, received free laptops and one year free broadband connection to assist with home learning, courtesy of the Inclusive Broadband Connected Communities project.

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17/12/2020

Residents select development partner for Teviot Estate regeneration

Poplar HARCA has appointed Housebuilder of the Year, Hill as joint venture partner to deliver the Teviot Estate regeneration, which could include more than 2,500 new homes, new green and play spaces, shops, community and faith facilities, and improved infrastructure. 

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07/12/2020

Loss of heating and hot water in Aberfeldy

Heating and hot water services have been restored to a number of Aberfeldy residents' homes.

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