Support for families boosted with new centre open at Chrisp Street Market

A brand-new Children and Family Centre has opened at Chrisp Street Market, part of the exciting evolution of Poplar’s main commercial centre.

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New Chrisp Street Children & Family Centre opening event

Don’t miss the opening of your new Chrisp Street Children and Family Centre on Tuesday 14 September, in Chrisp Street Market, from 10.30am to 2pm.

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It’s summer every weekend on Aberfeldy

This summer the people of Aberfeldy are hosting an exciting mix of events every weekend, with food, drink and entertainment for everyone.

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Poplar HARCA expands its housing stock into Hackney for the first time – providing 10 new affordable homes at Agate House, Stone Studios

Poplar HARCA is moving families into 10 affordable homes (six for social rent and four for shared ownership) within Agate House, part of the new and vibrant Stone Studios development in Hackney. This is the first time Poplar HARCA has expanded its housing stock beyond Tower Hamlets.

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Sisters Ciara and Lula move to a brand new shared ownership property at Hackney’s Stone Studios

Sisters Ciara and Lula grew up in Suffolk, and lived in Shoreditch before moving to their brand new shared ownership property at Hackney’s Stone Studios.

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Poplar HARCA completes Jolles House, creating 70 new homes in Bow

Poplar HARCA’s Jolles House scheme, in partnership with Hill Group, has been completed, creating 70 new homes (13 social rent and 57 shared ownership) in Bromley High Street, Bow.

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Michaela gets a foot on the property ladder in brand new shared ownership home

Hackney-local Michaela was living in rented house-shares before buying a shared ownership home at Jolles House. Shared ownership worked out to be cheaper than privately renting, giving her the opportunity to get on the property ladder and stay in East London, close to her family and where she grew up.

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Stroudley Walk gets the nod for 51% new affordable homes

Poplar HARCA and Muse Developments have been granted planning permission to redevelop Stroudley Walk, in Bromley-by-Bow, by London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

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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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