News

Latest coverage of Plan for Holloway

Last week, housing campaigner Glyn Robbins and Peabody Chief Executive Brendan Sarsfield responded in the Islington Tribune to growing concerns that Peabody won't be held to account on their Holloway prison site promises. 

7 May 2019
News

Plan for Holloway latest update

On Saturday 30th March around 60 local people gathered at St George’s Church in Tufnell Park for an emergency meeting to discuss the announcement that Peabody housing association had bought the Holloway prison site and would be developing it in partnership with private property developer London Square.

23 April 2019
Comment

Holloway: if it ain't worth much, don't sell it

Prisons Minister Rory Stewart has made another candid admission about the market for closed prison sites during questioning by the Justice Committee in mid-December. He said that 'in the best-case...

By 
Matt Ford
11 January 2019
Publication

Unlocking Holloway for the Community

Unlocking Holloway for the Community is based on an extensive programme of community engagement carried out with the help of partners in the borough between April and September 2017. It also gives an overview of the sale process and key activities Community Plan for Holloway and other local...
By 
Community Plan for Holloway
5 March 2018
Publication

Holloway prison: Community perspectives

Between April and September 2017 Community Plan for Holloway ran an online and paper survey asking for people’s views about the future of the former Holloway prison site. With the help of local people and community groups we distributed survey leaflets to around 8,000 homes near to the prison. We...
By 
Community Plan for Holloway
4 October 2017