Morning Lane People’s Space

Welcome to this website to get our local Hackney Community voice heard in the proposals for the development of the 55 Morning Lane Tesco site

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The discussions between Hackney Council and developer Hackney Walk “are not trivial” but the public has no right to read them

The public have no right to read the discussions between Hackney Council and dodgy developer Hackney Walk about their plans for 55 Morning Lane. This is the disappointing ruling of the Information Commissioner’s Office. The Commissioner has read the information that we can’t see and decided “it is clearly not of a trivial nature”. YetContinue reading “The discussions between Hackney Council and developer Hackney Walk “are not trivial” but the public has no right to read them”

Hackney Council sells nearly twice as many council homes as it builds

From 2010 to 2022, Hackney Council built just 464 council rent homes in the borough. During that same 12 year period, they sold 895 homes. That’s a net loss of 431 units of public housing, despite thousands of Hackney residents being in insecure and temporary accomodation, sometimes for years. Thanks to Ruth Parkinson for findingContinue reading “Hackney Council sells nearly twice as many council homes as it builds”

Write to your councillors about 55 Morning Lane

Use this letter to ask your local councillors to demand at least 50% social rent council housing on any development on the Tesco site in Hackney Central and to support Morning Lane People’s Space in campaigning for an open transparent process going forward. You can get the email addresses of your councillors from this site.Continue reading “Write to your councillors about 55 Morning Lane”

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