Langdon Park students spruce up Aberfeldy shop windows

As non-essential shops reopened on 12th April, a collaborative community art project was unveiled along the shop windows on Aberfeldy Street.

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Resident Lisa and her son move into ‘dream home’ at Mollis House

Lisa Bajada has lived in Tower Hamlets all of her life, including in Poplar’s Aberfeldy Estate, Stepney and Bow. She and her son recently moved from a one-bedroom, second floor home in a block of flats near Roman Road to a two-bedroom, ground floor flat with a garden at Mollis House. This new development, part of Poplar HARCA's Hidden Homes scheme, has transformed 16 redundant garages into 4 brand new homes.

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Poplar HARCA transforms redundant garages into brand new social homes

Phase 3 of Poplar HARCA’s Hidden Homes scheme has been completed, transforming 16 redundant garages at Mollis House, Poplar into 4 new social homes. Residents began moving into their new homes in March 2021.

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Teviot developers donate £25K towards laptops and food store

Poplar HARCA and Hill have donated £15K to pay for laptops for local families and £10K to the food pantry at Manorfield Primary School.  

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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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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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New A12 noise barrier a first for the UK

A new barrier intended to dramatically reduce the impact of traffic noise on passers-by, has been fitted on the A12, next to Bromley-by-Bow station.

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Residents start feedback on Aberfeldy New Masterplan

With EcoWorld London, Poplar HARCA have released initial plans for new development on the Aberfeldy estate, also known as the Aberfeldy New Masterplan. 

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Aberfeldy residents launch two new businesses in the area

Leon Herbert was born and raised in Poplar, and has lived in the Aberfeldy area since the age of 14. In his adult years he’s lived in a few other places, but told us “something always pulls me back”. He and childhood friend Joshua Martin have recently opened two new exciting businesses in the area.

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Aberfeldy residents vote yes to regeneration

On a 91.1% voter turnout, 93.1% of residents have voted in favour of regenerating their area of the Aberfeldy Estate.

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Poplar HARCA Cafés – cafes for the community

Let us introduce you to your soon to be new best friends: Poplar HARCA Café Chefs Ollie and Vanessa.

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Aberfeldy Street paving the way for retail revival

3 new businesses will be moving into rent-free retail units on Aberfeldy Street as part of a new business development scheme, START HERE.

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