News

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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26/03/2021

Spotlight youth service receives £750k funding from Mayor of London

Spotlight has won funding to tackle youth violence on the Isle of Dogs.

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10/03/2021

New climate change film tells Tower Hamlets to act now

Time for Change puts a spotlight on the environmental crisis threatening Tower Hamlets. It recently enjoyed a successful virtual premiere, where experts from Tower Hamlets council and UNICEF answered local residents questions.

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09/03/2021

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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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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