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Mile End estates demolition update

last modified  16/01/2008 08:15 AM

25th July 2005

Initial Demolition Notice:
Suspension of Right to Buy on the Bede, Eric, British, Brokesley and Treby housing estates

In accordance with the provisions of the Housing Act 1985 as amended (“the Act”), EastendHomes gives notice that EastendHomes intend to demolish the following properties:

1,5,7 Burdett Road
14-20 Merchant Street
155-163 and 155a-163a Pickard House
106-128 Hamlets Way
1 to 14 Brokesley Street

This is to allow for the building of new homes and other facilities as part of the improvement plan for the area to be carried out as part of the master plan.

The demolition of the relevant premises will be carried out within the period 25th July 2005 to 1st July 2010.

Each Initial Demolition Notice in respect of the relevant premises will cease to be in force on 1st July 2010, unless revoked or otherwise terminated under the provisions of paragraph 3 of Schedule 5A of the Act. During the period of validity of any such Notice or Notices, EastendHomes will not be under any obligation to make a grant in respect of any claim made by you to exercise the right to buy (preserved) in respect of any dwelling that is contained in the relevant premises.

There may be a right to compensation under Section 138C of the Act in respect of certain expenditure incurred in respect of any existing claim to right to buy.

You may obtain further information about this Notice from:

Steven Inkpen
Director of Regeneration and Strategy
Tayside House
31 Pepper Street
London E14 9RP

Tel: 020 7517 4700
Fax: 020 7515 0218


Dated Monday, 25th July 2005