News

03/06/2021

Women’s Inclusive Team win award from the Queen

With the incredible news that Tower Hamlets charity, Women’s Inclusive Team, has been awarded the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, in Volunteers' Week, Becs Marshall, from Poplar HARCA, shares her experience of working with their staff and volunteers during the pandemic.

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26/05/2021

Hard Calls Save Lives

Five mothers share their tragic stories on the loss of their murdered sons and the hard calls they had to make.

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26/05/2021

Empathy HQ opens on Bromley High Street

Enni-Kukka Tuomala has recently opened the world’s first Empathy HQ, a creative space dedicated to empathy, as well as a working art studio and an open community space for the local people of Bow and east London at 26 Bromley High Street, London E3 3EP.

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26/05/2021

Fairfoot Woodland: share your views

The Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park are inviting local residents to be involved in the exciting improvement of Fairfoot Woodland.

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25/05/2021

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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04/05/2021

Poplar HARCA appoints Paul Dooley as Director of Development & Regeneration

Poplar HARCA is delighted to announce that Paul Dooley has become its newest Director of Development & Regeneration. This follows the retirement of Neal Hunt, the former Director, on 30th April after 13 years at Poplar HARCA.

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28/04/2021

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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21/04/2021

Lift programme

We are refurbishing the lifts to a number of Poplar HARCA's buildings as part of our planned maintenance programme.

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14/04/2021

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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13/04/2021

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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26/03/2021

Poplar Works celebrates first birthday in style

Poplar Works, a home for fashion in East London, celebrated its first birthday with a series of online events that brought together business owners, fashionistas and residents. Find out more.

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26/03/2021

Free laptops rolled out at Poplar School

The Connecting Communities partnership has done it again!

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