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Architecture, partnership and animals: building new communities

23 June 10:00 - 11:30
Organized by: St James (Berkeley Group)
Vauxhall City Farm
165 Tyers Street
SE11 5HS

Vauxhall City Farm is London’s most centrally located farm. Free to access, the farm is open to the public and specialises in educational, recreational services and activities ranging from school trips, workshops and gardening projects, to riding for the disabled.


St James, Vauxhall City Farm and London Borough of Lambeth have worked in partnership to deliver new and improved facilities for the Farm, in addition to creating eight new family sized council homes.


The farm’s new facilities will substantially boost its educational capacity, allowing for greater engagement with local schools, families and visitors. The new council homes, named St Oswald’s Place, represent the first new homes to be delivered as part of the Borough’s pledge to build 1,000 new homes.


To mark the project’s completion, join members of the St James development team for a walking tour and presentation of the journey - from consultation to planning and delivery at Vauxhall City Farm.


The tour and presentation will explore why it is important to support local community organisations like Vauxhall City Farm, and the positive role that both outdoor and educational spaces have to create thriving communities.  It will also reflect on how a diverse housing mix can contribute to fostering a sincere sense of community. 


Across three schemes at Albert Embankment, St James has provided a range of tenancies, including private ownership, intermediate, extra-care affordable for senior living, and off-site family-sized council homes.


Those wishing to attend are asked to register to attend by emailing stjames@luchfordapm.com


Limited places are available.


More on St James here.