Search

Leader of Islington Council breaks ground on Archway housing project

15:50 01 December 2012

Cllr West gets to grips with some heavy machinery Pic: Nick Joubinaux

Cllr West gets to grips with some heavy machinery Pic: Nick Joubinaux

Nick Joubinaux

The leader of Islington Council got to grips with some heavy machinery to celebrate the start of a new housing project.

Cllr Catherine West boarded a digger to ceremoniously break the ground at the new development in Scholefield Road, Archway.

When finished the scheme will consist of 17 one, two and four bedroom homes in keeping with the surrounding Victorian buildings.

Cllr West said: “Everyone deserves a decent, secure, affordable home and I am delighted Islington and Shoreditch Housing Association is creating low cost new homes for people who live and work in Islington.”

The project should be finished by the spring of 2014.

0 comments

Latest News Stories

Yesterday, 16:54
The winning building in Tabernacle Street

A Shoreditch nightclub decimated by a fire - famously started by a kiss - has risen from the ashes in the form of an office, and is now one of 38 of RIBA’s winning projects demonstrating exceptional new architecture in London.

Yesterday, 15:54
King's Cross has been evacuated (Picture by Jake Ellacott)

King’s Cross station is open again after a fire alarm led to the evacuation of tens of thousands of bank holiday travellers.

Yesterday, 15:52
Constance and Patrick Adams are being hunted by police

Police searching for Clerkenwell Crime Syndicate member and his wife, thought to be in Spain or Holland

Yesterday, 15:48
The Mildmay Collective

A group of residents, families and staff at Canonbury care home have launched a thought-provoking art exhibition about the politival and social nuances of living in a care home.

Most read news

Competitions

You could take in stunning views of London over brunch at the Sky Garden

Celebrate lighter, brighter days with the chance of winning an indulgent brunch for two with a bottle of bubbles at Darwin, the cool and casual brasserie 36 floors up at Sky Garden.

Time to experience the dizzy heights of London's tallest attraction!

Morgan Pryce, commercial property experts based in London are offering one lucky reader the chance to win a pair of tickets to The Shard viewing platform in the city itself.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Islington Gazette e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder